October 23, 2013

Susquehanna Bank Names Robert Ernst as Regional President

In his new role, he will be responsible for the employee teams that provide consumer and business banking services throughout the two counties, where Susquehanna Bank operates 22 branches.


Hagerstown, Md. (October 23, 2013)  

Susquehanna Bank is pleased to announce that Robert Ernst has been named Regional President for Washington County, MD, and Franklin County, PA. 

In his new role, he will be responsible for the employee teams that provide consumer and business banking services throughout the two counties, where Susquehanna Bank operates 22 branches.

A lifelong resident of the Hagerstown area, he has worked in banking for 35 years, including 26 with Susquehanna. Ernst served most recently as Executive Vice President and Senior Credit Officer in the bank’s Maryland Division.

“With Bob’s broad range of banking experience and in-depth knowledge of the local community, we look forward to continuing our mission to provide exceptional service to customers and contribute to economic growth in the region,” said Andrew Samuel, Chief Executive Officer of Susquehanna Bank.

Ernst is a board member of the Mason-Dixon Council of the Boy Scouts of America and previously served as Chairman of Hagerstown/Washington County Economic Development Commission, President of the Hagerstown Rotary Club, Campaign Chairman for the Washington County United Way, Chairman of Washington County Planning Commission and as a board member of Washington County Chamber of Commerce. He completed the Leadership Washington County program and also previously served as a board member for the organization.

Ernst holds a bachelor’s degree from Frostburg State College and is a graduate of the BAI Graduate School of Executive Bank Management.

Susquehanna Bank provides banking and financial services to consumers and businesses through more than 240 branch offices in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland and West Virginia. It is a subsidiary of Susquehanna Bancshares, Inc., a financial services holding company with assets of approximately $18 billion. Through Susquehanna Wealth Management, the company offers investment, fiduciary, brokerage, insurance, retirement planning and private banking services. Susquehanna also operates an insurance and employee benefits company, a commercial finance company, a vehicle leasing company, a mortgage division and a settlement services company. For additional information, please visit susquehanna.net.

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