The Provident Bank Welcomes Three Senior Vice Presidents
As They Expand Into Servicing Digital Asset Clients
(Portsmouth, N.H., November 20, 2019) – The Provident Bank is proud to announce and welcome Kevin Feeney, Joy Curth, and Jeff Nowicki to their Senior Management team. “Adding this new layer to our senior management team will play a vital role in our expansion into niche markets on a national scale,” said Dave Mansfield, CEO.
Kevin Feeney joins The Provident Bank as Senior Vice President of Cash Management and will be responsible for Banking Operations, which includes Deposit, ACH and Fraud Operations. At The Provident Bank, Feeney will work closely with strategic partners to help enhance The Provident Bank’s API banking platform and API integrations for mobile deposit, ACH, wire and bill payments. He joins The Provident Bank from Radius Bank, an online-only bank headquartered in Boston. There Feeney was responsible for Consumer and Commercial Product Management that provided strategic support and execution of new and emerging products as well as advancing commercial products and services. Feeney has over 20 years banking experience, is an accredited ACH professional and is part of the National Automated Clearing House Association and New England Automated Clearing House Association.
Joy Curth joins The Provident Bank as Senior Vice President, Senior Information Officer. In this role, Curth will oversee all aspects of Information Technology and Project Management. She is an experienced IT manager with demonstrated success in application development and eCommerce, and is also skilled in IT strategy, agile methodology, change management, leadership development and team building. Curth has strong business development experience and an entrepreneurial mindset for growth. Prior to joining the Bank, Curth worked as an IT Leader at Intuit in San Diego and Insurance Australia Group in Sydney, Australia, and spent ten years in IT project management and development at Liberty Mutual Group. She is a graduate of the University of Vermont and holds a full stack developer certification and certifications in PROSCI change management, lean and project management. Curth is also the founder and owner of Societe and White Birch Natural Medicine and Wellness in Portsmouth, NH.
Jeff Nowicki joins The Provident Bank as Senior Vice President, Strategic Partnership & Marketing. Among other things, he will be responsible for developing relationships, products and partnerships within the FinTech and Digital Asset communities. He is hyper-focused and skilled at gathering low cost, sticky deposits on a national scale. Nowicki was most recently at Unibank, where he helped drive a digital transformation, including a core conversion. Previously at Radius Bank, Nowicki managed deposit growth in the virtual channel through virtual business and strategic partnerships. Notables include launching strategic partnerships with Aspiration Partners, a financial firm of online investment advisors, Prosper, the first peer-to-peer lending marketplace in the United States, and Treasury Prime, a FinTech disruptor out of Silicon Valley. Nowicki specializes in sourcing, onboarding and developing relationships with disruptive companies to enhance a bank’s product suite. He is a graduate of Suffolk University with a master’s degree in Financial and Banking Services. Nowicki also serves on the Board of Directors for the Massachusetts March of Dimes.
The Provident Bank, a subsidiary of Provident Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ: PVBC), is an innovative, commercial bank that finds solutions for our business and private clients. We are committed to strengthening the economic development of the regions we serve, by working closely with businesses and private clients and delivering superior products and high-touch services to meet their banking needs. The Provident Bank has offices in Massachusetts and New Hampshire. All deposits are insured in full through a combination of insurance provided by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) and the Depositors Insurance Fund (DIF).