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Jon Conklin elected chairman of Pa. Association of Community Bankers

PHOTO PROVIDED Jon Conklin poses in his office.

WILLIAMSPORT — Jon Conklin, President and CEO of Woodlands Bank was elected the 2019-2020 Chairman for the Pennsylvania Association of Community Bankers (PACB).

Conklin took over the chairmanship at the PACB Convention held in Colorado Springs, CO. He has been the President and CEO of Woodlands Bank since 2013. With his new role as Chairman for PACB, he plans on traveling throughout Pennsylvania visiting community banks. During his travels, he will be looking to promote PACB to members and non-members and to increase engagement among the membership.

In addition to being the Chairman of the PACB Board of Directors, Jon is also on the Board of Directors for the Pennsylvania College of Technology Foundation and the Lycoming Neighborhood Development Corporation and Lycoming Revolving Loan Fund. He also serves as a member of the Susquehanna Health Foundation Business and Industry Committee and the Pennsylvania Economic League – Lycoming/Clinton Committee. In addition, Jon is involved with high school athletics, serving as a table official at the PIAA wrestling championships and as a broadcaster for local sports teams including Bucktail High School football.

“The message of community needs to be heard. Community banks dedicate a greater percentage of their resources to the local community than do the big, corporate banks. When we approve loans and open accounts for local businesses, we provide them the ability to prosper and grow. We need to be involved in our communities. And we are only as successful as the strength of the communities to which we belong,” states Jon.

Woodlands Bank is a local community bank with their headquarters in Williamsport, PA. Woodlands Bank offers consumer and commercial banking and trust services in both Lycoming and Clinton Counties. For more information about Woodlands Bank, please visit www.woodlandsbank.com.

Pennsylvania Association of Community Bankers (PACB) is headquartered in Harrisburg, PA. PACB represent the interests of the more than 100 community banks chartered in Pennsylvania. Their mission is to preserve, promote and protect the community banking industry and the employees who work to make the financial dreams of their communities and neighbors become realities.

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