United National Bancorp in Bridgewater, N.J., has promoted Warren R. Gerleit to president and chief operating officer of its United National Bank.

He succeeded Thomas C. Gregor, who remains chairman and chief executive officer of the holding company.

Mr. Gerleit, who was also named to the board of directors of the bank, had been executive vice president of lending and branch administration. He joined the bank in 1992 as a senior vice president of lending. He has 30 years of financial services experience.

United National Bancorp has also promoted Raymond C. Kenwell to executive vice president and division head of commercial and consumer lending. Mr. Kenwell was senior vice president and head of commercial lending. He joined the bank in 1993.

United National Bancorp has $2.1 billion of assets.


Star Financial Bank in Marion, Ind., has promoted Sherri Miller, who was Fort Wayne regional president, to senior vice president of strategic development for the bank.The job includes responsibility for product development, public relations, sales, marketing, and training.

Ms. Miller joined Star Financial in 1998 in the Fort Wayne post. Earlier she worked 12 years in Dallas for Bank One Corp..

The Star Financial Group unit has $1 billion of assets.


Roslyn Bancorp in Roslyn, N.Y., has hired John G. Garvey to fill the newly created post of first vice president and business lending manager.Mr. Garvey will be in charge of the bank's new small-business lending department. He came from Fleet Bank where he worked 21 years, most recently as a senior vice president and area manager for small business banking.

He will report to Joseph L. Mancino, president and chief executive officer of $7.8 billion-asset Roslyn Bancorp.


Sanwa Bank California has hired James Boyd as assistant vice president and branch manager of its Beverly Hills office.Mr. Boyd managed Citibank's Temple City, Calif., branch, also as an assistant vice president. Earlier he was assistant vice president and customer service manager at First Interstate Bank.

He has 20 years of banking experience.

Sanwa Bank California, headquartered in Los Angeles, has $9 billion of assets. It is a subsidiary of Tokyo-based Sanwa Bank Ltd.

Imperial Bank in Los Angeles has promoted Kathleen L. Berry and Dennis J. Lacey to executive vice presidencies.They were also named to the management committee of the Imperial Bancorp unit.

Ms. Berry is president of the bank's real estate division, a post she has held since 1998. She joined the bank in 1990 as a vice president and real estate loan officer in its San Diego office. Earlier she was a vice president and loan officer at Torrey Pines Bank, now owned by Wells Fargo & Co., in Salona Beach, Calif. Before that she held the same post at the former Great American Bank in Los Angeles.

Mr. Lacey is in charge of Imperial Bank's small-business lending and equipment leasing divisions. His promotion includes new responsibility for corporate development activities, including acquisition, investment, and divestiture transactions. He will also serve on the boards of Imperial Ventures Inc. and Imperial Creditcorp.

He joined the bank in 1998 as president of the small-business lending division. Earlier he worked seven years as chief executive officer and president of Capital Associates, Inc., an international leasing company in Lakewood, Colo.

Before that he worked 14 years as a partner at Coopers & Lybrand.

Imperial Bank has $6 billion of assets.

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