Kevin Cummings, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer

Kevin Cummings was appointed Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer of Investors Bancorp and Investors Bank effective May 22, 2018. He previously served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Investors Bancorp and Investors Bank since January 1, 2008 and was also appointed to serve on the Board of Directors of Investors Bancorp and Investors Bank at that time. He served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Investors Bank from July 2003 to January 2008. Prior to joining Investors Bank, Mr. Cummings had a 26-year career with the independent accounting firm of KPMG LLP, where he had been partner for 14 years. Immediately prior to joining Investors Bank, he was an audit partner in KPMG’s Financial Services practice in their New York City office and lead partner on a major commercial banking client. Mr. Cummings also worked in the New Jersey community bank practice for over 20 years. Mr. Cummings has a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Middlebury College and a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Rutgers University. He is the former Chairman of the Board of the New Jersey Bankers Association and sits on the Board of Trustees of the Scholarship Fund for Inner-City Children and the Board of Trustees at St. Benedict’s Preparatory School. In addition, Mr. Cummings is a member of the Board of the Federal Home Loan Bank of New York and the Community Foundation of New Jersey.

Mr. Cummings is a certified public accountant and his background in public accounting enhances the board of directors’ oversight of financial reporting and disclosure issues. The Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee considers Mr. Cummings’ leadership skills and knowledge of accounting, auditing and corporate governance in the financial services industry to be assets to the Board of Directors.

Robert C. Albanese

Robert C. Albanese was appointed to the Board of Directors of Investors Bancorp and Investors Bank on December 6, 2013 upon the consummation of Investors Bancorp’s acquisition of Roma Financial Corporation, where he served as a director. He was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Pentegra Retirement Services, located in White Plains, New York, from 2007 to 2013 following an eleven-year tenure on Pentegra’s Board of Directors. Prior to his employment with Pentegra, he served as Regional Director of the Northeast Region of the Office of Thrift Supervision from 1996 through 2007 where he was directly responsible for the oversight of all federally chartered institutions and their holding companies located in the twelve states comprising the Northeast Region. Prior to 1996, he served in various other capacities with the Office of Thrift Supervision and its predecessor, the Federal Home Loan Bank Board. Mr. Albanese has also been involved in many civic activities, most prominently as past President and Treasurer of the Waldwick, New Jersey Jaycees. He presently sits on the Board of Trustees of the Bridge Academy, a school for children with learning disabilities located in Lawrenceville, New Jersey.

The Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee considers Mr. Albanese’s extensive regulatory experience with particular expertise in financial analysis, enterprise risk analysis and audit to be assets to the Board of Directors.

Dennis M. Bone, Lead Director

Dennis M. Bone was appointed to the Board of Directors of Investors Bancorp and Investors Bank on December 6, 2013 upon the consummation of Investors Bancorp’s acquisition of Roma Financial Corporation, where he served as a director. Mr. Bone has served as Investors Bancorp’s Lead Independent Director since May 2018. Mr. Bone is the Executive in Residence and an Advisory Board Member of the Feliciano School of Business at Montclair State University. Previously, Mr. Bone served as President of Verizon New Jersey for 12 years (until July 2012) where he was responsible for Verizon’s corporate interests across New Jersey. Mr. Bone had over 33 years’ experience with Verizon, where he served in executive management positions for 17 years. Active in his community, Mr. Bone is on the Board of Trustees of the New Jersey Center for Teaching and Learning where he is also the Treasurer, the Citizens Campaign and the Newark Alliance. In addition, Mr. Bone is Chairman of the New Jersey State Employment and Training Commission which oversees New Jersey’s Workforce System and was the founding Chairman of Choose New Jersey. Mr. Bone is also a member of Governor Murphy’s Future of Work Task Force, a member of the National Advisory Committee of the Heldrich Center for Workforce Development and is on the Advisory Board of the Feliciano Center for Entrepreneurship. Mr. Bone previously served on the Board of Trustees of the Liberty Science Center (12 years), the Board of Directors of the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (12 years), the Aviation Research Technology Park (2 years), and the New Jersey Utilities Association (12 years). Mr. Bone has a Bachelor’s degree from West Virginia University Institute of Technology, a Master’s degree from The John Hopkins University and an MBA from Rutgers University.

The Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee believes that Mr. Bone’s experience, which brings a broader corporate perspective, as well as his extensive community involvement, to be assets to the Board of Directors.

Doreen R. Byrnes

Doreen R. Byrnes was elected to the Board of Directors of Investors Bancorp and Investors Bank in January 2002. Ms. Byrnes retired in 2007 after an employment career in the area of human resources, including having served as Executive Vice President of Human Resources of Investors Bancorp. Ms. Byrnes has a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Florida and a Master’s degree from Fairleigh Dickinson University. She is a member of the NACD and was awarded the Certificate of Director Education in 2010.

Ms. Byrnes has extensive experience with executive recruitment, retention and compensation as well as a strong understanding of the employees and markets served by Investors Bank. This experience provides a unique perspective to the Board of Directors. The Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee considers Ms. Byrnes’ skills and experience to be assets to the Board of Directors.

Domenick A. Cama, President and Chief Operating Officer

Domenick A. Cama was appointed to the Board of Directors of Investors Bancorp and Investors Bank in January 2011. He was appointed President of Investors Bancorp and Investors Bank effective May 22, 2018 and has been Chief Operating Officer of Investors Bancorp and Investors Bank since January 1, 2008. Mr. Cama served as Chief Financial Officer from April 2003 to January 2008. Prior to joining Investors Bank, Mr. Cama was employed for 13 years by the FHLB where he served as Vice President and Director of Sales. Mr. Cama holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics and a Master’s degree in Finance from Pace University.

Mr. Cama has extensive knowledge of the banking industry and local markets served by Investors Bank. The Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee considers Mr. Cama’s experience, leadership, financial expertise and strong economics background to be unique assets for the Board of Directors.

William V. Cosgrove

William V. Cosgrove was first appointed to the Board of Directors of Investors Bancorp and Investors Bank in October 2011. Mr. Cosgrove had been employed as a non-Section 16 officer of Investors Bank since Investors Bancorp’s acquisition of Summit Federal Bankshares, Inc. and Summit Federal Savings Bank in June 2008 through his retirement from Investors Bank on October 1, 2011. Mr. Cosgrove was President and Chief Executive Officer of Summit Federal Savings Bank from 2003 until the acquisition of Summit Federal Savings Bank by Investors Bank in 2008. Mr. Cosgrove has over 50 years of experience in banking and has served as president of the N.J. Council of Federal Savings Institutions, and the Union County Savings League. In addition, he served on the Board of Governors of the New Jersey Savings League. Mr. Cosgrove is a member of the NACD, where he continues his education.

Mr. Cosgrove’s extensive experience in the banking industry and local markets bring valuable expertise to the Board of Directors. The Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee considers Mr. Cosgrove’s financial and leadership skills and his experience and knowledge of the financial services industry in general to be assets to the Board of Directors.

James J. Garibaldi

James J. Garibaldi was appointed to the Board of Directors of Investors Bancorp and Investors Bank in 2012. He is currently the Chief Executive Officer of The Garibaldi Group, a corporate real estate services firm headquartered in Chatham, New Jersey. Mr. Garibaldi joined The Garibaldi Group in 1974. In 1986, Mr. Garibaldi assumed the role of managing partner of the firm and in 1997 he became its Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Garibaldi formerly served as President of CORFAC International. He is also a member of the Board of Trustees of Big Brothers and Big Sisters of North Jersey, a member of the Advisory Board for the Community Soup Kitchen in Morristown and a former member of the Board of Trustees for the Cancer Hope Network as well as the Finance Council for the Diocese of Paterson. Mr. Garibaldi has a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Scranton.

Mr. Garibaldi’s extensive real estate experience and knowledge of the local real estate market bring valuable expertise to the Board of Directors. The Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee considers Mr. Garibaldi’s leadership skills and real estate knowledge to be assets to the Board of Directors.

John E. Harmon Sr.

John E. Harmon, Sr. was appointed to the Board of Directors of Investors Bancorp and Investors Bank on January 26, 2021. Mr. Harmon is the Founder, President and CEO of the African-American Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey since 2007. Previously, he was President and CEO of the Metropolitan Trenton African American Chamber of Commerce and served as the former Chairman of the Board for the National Black Chamber of Commerce. He is currently a Board member of the New Jersey Chamber of Commerce, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Committee of 100. Mr. Harmon was also recently appointed as a member of the Economic and Community Advisory Council of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia. Before his career as a chamber executive, Mr. Harmon was employed at the Bowery Savings Bank and later by Chemical Bank. While at Chemical Bank, he established the Affordable Housing Loan Program. Mr. Harmon earned a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management from Fairleigh Dickinson University and completed a four year Chamber Executive Management Program at Villanova University.

The Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee considers Mr. Harmon’s skills and experience in community and business development, inclusion and finance to be assets to the Board of Directors.

Michele N. Siekerka

Michele N. Siekerka was appointed to the Board of Directors of Investors Bancorp and Investors Bank on December 6, 2013 upon the consummation of Investors Bancorp’s acquisition of Roma Financial Corporation where she served as Chairman. Ms. Siekerka is a licensed attorney and President and CEO of New Jersey Business and Industry Association. From 2010 to 2014, Ms. Siekerka was employed by the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, first as an Assistant Commissioner and then she completed her service as Deputy Commissioner. From 2004 to 2010, she served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Mercer Regional Chamber of Commerce. From 2000 to 2004, Ms. Siekerka was employed by AAA Mid-Atlantic, first as vice president of human resources and then as senior counsel. Active in numerous civic/professional organizations, Ms. Siekerka is on the Board of Choose New Jersey, New Jersey Innovation Institute, Junior Achievement of New Jersey, the National Association of Corporate Directors NJ Chapter and the Council of State Manufacturing Associations where she also serves as an Executive Committee member. Ms. Siekerka is a former member of the Robbinsville Township Board of Education where she served as President from 2002 to 2005. Ms. Siekerka has received the Board Leadership Fellow designation from the NACD.

The Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee considers Ms. Siekerka’s legal and government affairs expertise and market knowledge to be assets to the Board of Directors.

Paul N. Stathoulopoulos

Paul Stathoulopoulos was elected to the Board of Directors of Investors Bancorp in May 2018 and has been serving on the Board of Directors of Investors Bank since October 2012. Prior to this appointment, Mr. Stathoulopoulos served as Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer, President & Chief Executive Officer, and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Marathon National Bank of New York and Marathon Banking Corporation from their inception in November 1989 and February 1997, respectively, through their acquisition by Investors Bancorp in 2012. From early 1987 to November 1989, Mr. Stathoulopoulos served as the principal organizer and spokesperson of Marathon National Bank of New York, which commenced operations in November 1989. In January 1985, Mr. Stathoulopoulos organized Whitehouse Associates, LLC, a real estate investment company, in operation to-date. Starting in 1969, Mr. Stathoulopoulos was employed by the Atlantic Bank of New York, where his last position was Senior Vice President & Officer-in-Charge of Retail Banking, resigning in July 1984 to pursue the organization of Marathon National Bank of New York. Mr. Stathoulopoulos has served as a board member and/or trustee with the following organizations: Greek Theater of New York, Orpheus Cultural Foundation, the Soterios Ellenas Parochial School, the Greek Orthodox Community of Kimisis tis Theotokou, the Hellenic-American Chamber of Commerce, and the Greek-American Educational and Public Information System.

Mr. Stathoulopoulos has extensive knowledge of the banking industry and local markets served by Investors Bank. The Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee considers Mr. Stathoulopoulos’s experience and leadership to be assets to the Board of Directors.

Kim Wales

Kim Wales was appointed to the Board of Directors of Investors Bancorp and Investors Bank on January 26, 2021. Ms. Wales is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of CrowdBureau Corporation since 2017, an index provider which provides research, data analytics, and risk management solutions for the securities-based crowdfunding, P2P online lending, and digital banking industry. Ms. Wales is also an adjunct professor at the City College of New York since 2015. Ms. Wales is a member of the Heritage Foundation Securities Regulation Working Group since 2014. She is a Board Member of the Foundation for City College, a Board Member of the City College Center for the Arts, and Board of Advisor Member of the Zahn Innovation Center. Ms. Wales was formerly the Chief Executive Officer in New York and India of Epitome Global Services from 2011 to 2012. From 1995 - 2010, she founded and ran a boutique consulting firm with a portfolio of work that spans implementing regulatory frameworks, divestitures, post-merger and acquisition consolidations. Areas of focus included enterprise market data and derivative exchanges, cash management and treasury solutions, fund administration ($100B), personal and corporate trust, Sarbanes Oxley and Basel II Pillar I.

The Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee considers Ms. Wales’s skills and experience in technology, fintech and information security to be assets to the Board of Directors.

James H. Ward III

James H. Ward, III was appointed to the Board of Directors of Investors Bancorp and Investors Bank in June 2009 upon consummation of Investors Bancorp’s acquisition of American Bancorp of New Jersey, Inc., where he served as a director. From 1998 to 2000, he was the majority stockholder and Chief Operating Officer of Rylyn Group, which operated a restaurant in Indianapolis, Indiana. Prior to that, he was the majority stockholder and Chief Operating Officer of Ward and Company, an insurance agency in Springfield, New Jersey, where he was employed from 1968 to 1998. He is now a retired investor. In 2009 he was awarded the Certificate of Director Education by the National Association of Corporate Directors (“NACD”), where he is a member and continues his education.

Mr. Ward brings a wide range of management experience and business knowledge that provides a valuable resource to the Board of Directors. These skills and experience combined with the unique perspective Mr. Ward brings from his background as an entrepreneur provide skills and experience which the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee considers to be valuable assets for the Board of Directors.