Joseph Joyce, President and CEO of Peoples State Bank, has announced the hiring of Anthony Gabello as Senior Vice President/Sr. Lender for Peoples State Bank.

Anthony joins the Peoples State Bank team with an extensive banking background. Anthony graduated from Wilkes University with a bachelor's of science degree in accounting and shortly thereafter obtained his CPA license.

For the past 15 years Anthony served as SVP and Credit Administrator with a bank in the Lackawanna/Luzerne County area. He was responsible for credit risk, underwriting, loan policy development and administration, as well as the secondary market mortgage program. Prior to his latest position, he managed the Commercial Credit Department and served as Internal Auditor at the Bank. Anthony's experience includes serving as a Bank Examiner for the OCC and he was a Staff Accountant for a local accounting firm.

Joe Joyce, President and CEO of Peoples State Bank stated, "Anthony's high energy level and experience will help us take advantage of the great market opportunities that lie ahead. We look forward to working with Anthony and introducing him to the Peoples State Bank communities."

Peoples State Bank has assets of $212 million with eight full-service office locations throughout Bradford, Sullivan and Wyoming County. Seven day a week personal banking is available at Rout 6, Wysox. Visit our Web site at www.peoplesbankpa.com.

This article was submitted by Peoples State Bank.