ESSA Bank & Trust Announces Staff Changes and Promotions


Stroudsburg, PALori Ruiz has been promoted to Branch Manager of the Stroudsburg Branch of ESSA Bank & Trust. Additionally, Ellen Sibilia and Lisa Kaminski have been named Branch Managers. Ruiz, Sibilia and Kaminski are responsible for developing new personal and business relationships, increasing the deposit base, and promoting loan growth.

Roxanne Odierno has been named Cash Management Officer. Her responsibilities include developing new cash management business, expanding existing business relationships, implementing strategies to achieve operating plan goals, and ensuring the department’s compliance with operating policies and procedures and outside regulatory requirements.
Ruiz has 26 years of banking experience and has been promoted to manager of the Stroudsburg Branch. Most recently, Ruiz worked as manager of ESSA’s Brodheadsville Branch inside Weis Markets. She has held many positions at ESSA including teller, head teller, and human resource representative. Ruiz graduated from Leadership Pocono in 2010. She is a board member of West End Kiwanis, team captain for West End Relay for Life 2004–2010 and a board member for the Pleasant Valley High School Boys Soccer Booster Club.
Sibilia has over 14 years of banking experience and will be responsible for managing the Eagle Valley Branch inside Weis Markets. Most recently, Sibilia worked as assistant manager of ESSA’s Stroudsburg Branch. She has worked for ESSA in several capacities including teller, customer service representative and head teller. Sibilia is a member of St. John’s Parish in East Stroudsburg and has been active with the American Cancer Society as the former captain of the ESSA Feets Relay for Life Team.
Kaminski has over 15 years of banking experience and will manage ESSA’s Brodheadsville Branch inside Weis Markets. Most recently, Kaminski worked as assistant manager and account specialist. Kaminski volunteers at Pleasant Valley Middle School and participates in the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life. She has completed many classes through the Bank Administration Institute and is licensed to sell annuities.

Odierno has over 30 years of banking experience and has been promoted to Cash Management Officer. Most recently, Odierno worked as Branch Manager of ESSA’s Stroudsburg Branch and served as Loan Origination Manager. Odierno is President of Support Services for Seniors and a Member of the Pocono Arts Council.

ESSA Bank & Trust is a wholly owned subsidiary of ESSA Bancorp, Inc. which has total assets of over $1 billion and is the leading service-oriented financial institution headquartered in the greater Pocono, Pennsylvania region. Corporate headquarters are located in downtown Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania. ESSA Bank & Trust has 17 community offices throughout the Pocono, Pennsylvania area and the Lehigh Valley. In addition to being one of the region’s largest mortgage lenders, ESSA Bank & Trust offers a full range of retail and commercial financial services. ESSA Bancorp, Inc. stock trades on The NASDAQ Global MarketSM under the symbol “ESSA.”