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Meet the FNCB Commercial Team

The most important aspect of business banking is your relationship with your commercial banking team. Therefore, it’s important for you to build a trusted, personalized relationship with your commercial bank so your team can suggest the right customized products and services to help your business grow.

The FNCB Commercial Team consists of an experienced group of well-rounded banking professionals who are dedicated to helping your business achieve success. We go beyond just making product and service recommendations to really get to know your business and the people behind your success. This is one more reason why we’re simply a better bank.

Below are brief introductions to each member of the FNCB Commercial Team. We would appreciate the opportunity to meet with you and talk about your company’s financial and banking needs and how we can help meet them. Feel free to contact any one of our Commercial Team members directly to arrange for a no-obligation Solution Strategy.


Brian C. Mahlstedt

Brian C. Mahlstedt

Executive Vice President | Chief Lending Officer

(570) 348-4816


30 years in Commercial Banking.

Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Bloomsburg University; Commercial Lending Analysis, New York University; Pennsylvania Bankers Association Commercial Lending School.

President of the Deutsch Foundation; Past President of the Abington Youth Basketball League; member United Way Fund Drive.


Patrick J. Barrett

Patrick J. Barrett

Senior Vice President | Regional Commercial Lending Manager

(570) 602-8608


15 plus years in Commercial Banking.

Lycoming College (1993), Major: Business Administration; Minor: Economics. Nominated for CoSIDA Academic All-American Football Team; Omicron Delta Epsilon – International Economic Honor Society.

Former Board Member at the Greater Pittston Chamber of Commerce. Completed the ABA Graduate Commercial Lending School held at Southern Methodist University.


Joseph Castrogiovanni

Joseph Castrogiovanni

Senior Vice President | Regional Commercial Lending Manager

(570) 558-4785


20 years in Banking.

Major in Finance from Bloomsburg (1992); Master of Business Administration in Finance Marywood (1997); completed ABA Graduate Lending School.

Member North Pocono Minisink Lions Club; Coach North Pocono Cal Ripken Baseball, North Pocono Youth Soccer and Youth Basketball.


Nancy A. Jeffers

Nancy A. Jeffers

Vice President | Relationship Manager III

(570) 496-6009


23 years in Commercial Banking.

Bachelor of Science in Mathematics from University of Scranton (1989). Completed various OMEGA & RMA credit training programs.

Participated in fundraising events for Muscular Dystrophy Association and Pancreatic Cancer Action Network (Purple Stride).


Roger R. Anderson

Roger R. Anderson

Assistant Vice President | Relationship Manager I

(570) 602-8613


14 years in Commercial and Retail Banking .

Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing, King’s College; Leadership Wilkes-Barre, Core Program. Graduate of Penn State School of Banking.

Holds memberships in Pennsylvania Bankers Association, Greater Wilkes-Barre Chamber of Commerce. Former Vice President of Downtown Wilkes-Barre Business Association.


Karen M. Smith

Karen M. Smith

Assistant Vice President | Relationship Manager I

(570) 602-8611


13 years in Commercial and Retail Banking.

Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration, with a minor concentration in Finance, King's College; Master of Business Administration, Misericordia University; 2012 Graduate of the Pennsylvania Bankers Association School of Commercial Lending; 2012 Graduate of the FNCB Professional Development Program.

Member of the Sigma Beta Delta Honor Society; Greater Wilkes- Barre Chamber of Commerce Women in Business Participant; Volunteer at the Ronald McDonald House, Scranton.


Amy Richards

Amy Branning

Assistant Vice President | Relationship Manager I

(570) 558-8520


5 years in Commercial Banking.

Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Marywood University; Graduate of the FNCB Professional Development Program.

Delta Mu Delta Honor Society


Angelo Ambrosecchia

Angelo Ambrosecchia

Assistant Vice President | Small Business Officer II

(570) 558-8539


13 years in Commercial and Retail Banking.

Bachelor of Science degree in Economics, Penn State University; graduate of Mid Valley High School.

Teach Children to Save & Get Smart About Credit program volunteer. Youth coach in the North Pocono School District. Past member of the Greater Scranton Board of Realtors and Lackawanna Home Builders Association.


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