Brian Wilken Promoted at HNB


Honesdale, PA. – Luke W. Woodmansee, President and CEO of The Honesdale National Bank announced that Brian P. Wilken was promoted to Business Development Officer. His responsibilities include assisting the bank in meeting its goals by building or enhancing relationships with present and prospective consumers, commercial/industrial and governmental/public sector clients. He assists with the explanation and implementation of many of the bank’s services and informing customers and prospects of the opportunities available through the HNB Trust and HNB Financial Services Departments.

In making the announcement, Woodmansee stated, “We are very pleased to have Brian as an integral part of our HNB family. With the constantly expanding array of financial products and services available, it is important to have someone focused on what is most beneficial to the individuals, businesses, organizations, Municipalities and communities we serve. In addition, he shares our dedication in delivering the personal, Hometown Service our bank is noted for.

Wilken is a 1986 graduate of SUNY Cobleskil, with a degree in Agricultural Business. He also graduated from the Radio Sales Management School, offered by the Radio Advertising Bureau and the PA Bankers Association’s School of Banking, held at Penn State University. He joined HNB in 2009 and, after completing the Management Training Program, has worked exclusively as a Business Development Specialist.

Brian is Board member of the Greater Honesdale Partnership and serves as Deacon of the First Presbyterian Church in Honesdale. He is a Past President of the Wayne Pike Shrine Club and the Honesdale Eagles Arie, and is a member of the Honesdale Masonic lodge, Anthony Wayne Royal Arch Chapter, Savona Commandry and The Wayne Pike Shrine Club.  He has been named as a Boss of the Year by the Honesdale Area Jaycees and received the Outstanding Community Service Award from the Wayne County Chamber of Commerce. Brian and his wife Emily live in Cherry Ridge Township with their two sons, Benjamin and Zackary. He enjoys hunting, volunteering for a variety of community service efforts and supporting his children in their extracurricular activities.

Founded in 1836, The Honesdale National Bank is the oldest locally owned community bank headquartered in Northeastern PA, serving the region with offices in Wayne, Pike, Lackawanna, Susquehanna and Luzerne Counties.

Brian Wilken