NEW ENGLAND

Domestic Bank in Cranston, R.I., has hired Dean T. Holt as its president and chief executive officer.

Mr. Holt was a chairman and the president and CEO of Fleet Bank in Rhode Island from 1995 to 2002. He joined Fleet in 1977 as a vice president and senior lending representative in the national division.

Domestic Bank has $251 million of assets.


Bank Rhode Island in Providence has added Robert H. Wischnowsky as its executive vice president of operations and technology and chief information officer.Mr. Wischnowsky was the senior vice president of information systems and chief information officer at Tercet Capital LLC in Smithfield, R.I. He also managed the technology and operational development of Tercet's retirement solution business. He assisted in creating Tercet. Before that he was an executive vice president and the chief technology officer at FleetBoston Financial. Earlier he was a managing director of information and operational risk management at FleetBoston.

Bank Rhode Island has $1.4 billion of assets.


MIDDLE ATLANTICCommunity National Bank in Great Neck, N.Y., has hired Vita M. Scaturro as a vice president and branch manager.

Ms. Scaturro held a similar post at Chase Bank. Before that she was a small-business relationship manager at Chase and, earlier, was a credit support officer and assistant branch manager.

Community National has $257 million of assets.


Penn Liberty Financial Corp. in Wayne, Pa., has hired H. David Tamimie to be senior vice president of commercial and industrial banking.Mr. Tamimie was a senior vice president in Wachovia Bank's commercial banking division. Before that he worked in investment banking at JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Penn Liberty has $299 million of assets.


Lakeland Bancorp Inc. in Oak Ridge, N.J., has added David S. Yanagisawa as the executive vice president and chief lending officer for the company and its Lakeland Bank.Mr. Yanagisawa had been a senior loan officer at TD Bank U.S.A. in New Jersey since 2006 when its parent, Toronto-Dominion Bank, bought his former employer, Hudson United Bank. He had worked at Hudson United since 1997.

Lakeland has $2.5 billion of assets.


SOUTHEASTCape Fear Bank in Wilmington, N.C., has hired Ralph N. Strayhorn 3rd as its president and chief executive officer.

Mr. Strayhorn was the executive vice president and chief administrative officer of BNC Bancorp in Thomasville, N.C., where he had worked since 2006 when BNC bought SterlingSouth Bank & Trust Co. of Greensboro, N.C. He had been the president and CEO of SterlingSouth since 2004 and assisted in its sale to BNC. Earlier he was an executive vice president at Park Meridian Bank in Charlotte, where he started in 1994.

Cape Fear Bank has $490 million of assets.


SOUTHWESTBroadway Bank in San Antonio has added Michelle Pair as a vice president and private banker in its private-client services group.

Ms. Pair was a private banker at JPMorgan Chase & Co. Before that she was a vice president of lending at Sterling Bank and earlier held a similar post at InterContinental Bank.

Broadway Bank has $1.8 billion of assets.


WESTUnited Western Bancorp Inc. in Denver has promoted Jeffrey A. Kelley to president of its Sterling Trust Co., an administrative trust subsidiary.

Mr. Kelley is to remain the subsidiary's chief operating officer, a post he has held since last December. He joined Sterling in 1999 as a group vice president of qualified plans.

United Western has $2.1 billion of assets.


Coronado First Bank in California has hired Ken Baker as its senior vice president and commerical loan officer.Mr. Baker held a similar position with Pacific Western Bank in San Diego.

Coronado First has $66 million of assets.

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