Neffs National Bank said it has hired some local banking veterans to run the new branch it is opening this spring in Walnutport. It’s the first branch the bank will have outside of Neffs.
The branch will be in the former National Penn Bank building, at 211 Best Ave., (Route 145).
Pearl A. Sheckler has been hired as branch manager and Michelle Fillman as assistant branch manager. Sheckler brings more than 25 years of experience in community banking, many of them as a branch manager. Sheckler is a current member of the Jim Thorpe Area School District School Board. She resides in Jim Thorpe.
Fillman brings more than 30 years of experience in banking. Her experience includes branch operations, management, lending and customer service. She currently resides in Walnutport.
The new Walnutport branch is about 2,100 square feet. The bank will employ between five and seven people.
Formed in 1923, The Neffs National Bank has about $370 million in assets.