July 1, 2021
FNCB, locally-based since 1910, today announced several staff promotions.
Keehna Murphy, Vice President, Credit Analyst Supervisor
She joined FNCB in 2014 as a credit analyst. Prior to joining FNCB, she had extensive credit analysis experience in the community banking sector.
Ms. Murphy is a graduate of Union-Endicott High School (NY) and Marywood University with a bachelor’s degree in business administration. She earned an MBA from Indiana University of Pennsylvania. She resides in Clarks Green with her husband Mark and daughter Ella.
Ellen Pritchard, Vice President, Community Office Manager
She joined FNCB in 2006 as a Senior Customer Service Representative before being promoted to Community Office Manager of the Honesdale branch in 2010.
Ms. Pritchard is a graduate of Southeast High School (Bradenton, FL) and has completed numerous American Institute of Banking courses. She resides in Honesdale with her husband Dick.
Kelley Zionce, Assistant Vice President, Community Office Manager II
She joined FNCB in 2013 as a Customer Service Representative and held various positions before being promoted to Community Office Manager of the Back Mountain branch in 2018. Prior to joining FNCB she had more than 20 years of experience in banking.
Ms. Zionce is a graduate of Hanover Area High School and Luzerne County Community College with a degree in business administration. She is a 2018 graduate of Leadership Wilkes-Barre and is a board member of the Back Mountain Chamber of Commerce.
She resides in Wilkes-Barre and has three children: Marissa, Jonathon and Jillian.
Thomas P. Zurla, Assistant Vice President, Community Office Manager
He joined FNCB in 2018 as a Retail Banking Training Coordinator before being promoted to Community Office Manager in 2020. Prior to joining FNCB, he spent 22 years with M&T Bank in various leadership positions.
He is a graduate of James Coughlin High School and attended Luzerne County Community College for business management. He is a 2021 graduate of Leadership Lackawanna and is an organist/cantor at various churches throughout NEPA.
He resides in Scranton with his husband Michael.
Louise Balbach, Assistant Vice President, Community Office Manager II
Ms. Balbach joined FNCB in 2013 and has held the positions of Customer Service Representative, Assistant Community Office Manager and Community Office Manager. Prior to joining FNCB, she had more than 35 years of experience in the banking industry.
She is a graduate of Scranton Technical High School and attended the University of Scranton. She has completed numerous American Bankers Association courses and is a member of the Wyoming Kiwanis, Wilkes-Barre Women's Network and the Greater Pittston Women's Network.
She resides in Exeter and has three children: Cassandra, Nicole, and Michael.
Diane Abbott, Banking Officer, Assistant Community Office Manager
Ms. Abbott joined FNCB in 2006 and has held the positions of Teller, CSR, Personal Banker and Assistant Community Office Manager. Prior to joining FNCB, she was a banker with Farmers & Merchants Bank and Harleysville National Bank.
She is a graduate of Honesdale High School and has completed numerous banking courses.
She resides in Honesdale with her husband Jeff. They have two children: Jonathan and Morgan.
Justin Kravitz, Banking Officer, CRM Marketing Specialist
Prior to joining FNCB in 2018, he held project management and marketing positions at several northeastern Pennsylvania companies.
He is a graduate of Forest City High School and Wilkes-University with a bachelor’s degree in integrated media. He resides in Fell Township with his wife Rebecca and children Jaylee, Alexandria, Savannah and Levi.
Michael Cioffari, Banking Officer, Technology Services Analyst
Prior to joining FNCB in 2007, he was employed by MetLife in Clarks Summit.
Mr. Cioffari is a graduate of Mid Valley High School and Keystone College with an associate degree in computer science and a bachelor’s degree in information technology. He resides in Throop.
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