2017 -Kevin Cummings

Kevin Gummings - December 9, 2015

Thisyear your Selection Committeeselected KevinCummings,Presidentand Chief Executive OfficerofInvestors Bank.UnderMr. Cummingsleadership, Investorsevolvedintoa full-service community and commercialbank. The bank was recognized asoneofthe"Best Banks in America" by Forbes Magazine andwasincluded on Fortune's"Top100Fastest Growing Companies". Mr.Cummings receivedthe Ernst & YoungEntrepreneurof the Year2011NewJerseyAward.

Mr.Cummings is agraduateofMiddleburyCollege.Hewasthe recipient of the HarryM.Fife Awardfor ExcellenceinEconomicsand Athletics.He played basketballand baseballand endedhisbasketballcareer asthe school's all-time leadingscorer.He receivedhis MBA fromRutgersUniversity.Mr.Cummingsis acertified public accountantandhasbeen a frequent speaker atseminars ontopicsinvolving businessleadershipaswellas marketing andbranding.

Prior tojoining Investors,Mr.Cummings hada 26 year career withanindependent accountingfirm, KPMG,LLPandwasan auditpartnerintheFinancialServices practicein the New York office.Healso workedintheNewJersey community bank practice for over 20years.

Mr. Cummingswas born and raisedin Jersey City.Heandhis wife,Patricia, are residents ofSummit, New Jersey.He isatrusteeof theScholarshipFundforInnerCityChildren, a Trusteeofthe VisitingNurseAssn.HealthGroupandmanyother civic andcharitableassociations.He was Grand MarshallattheSt.Patrick's Day ParadeinNewark and sits on the ParadeCommittee.

HeandPatricia have fourchildren:Katie, agraduate of Bowdoin College;KevinandWilliam,both graduatesof HolyCross; andMary,a graduateofColbyCollege. Inhissparetime,he hascoached basketballat theAAU andCYOleveland served asAthleticDirectorat St.Teresa'sof Avila.

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