Stroudsburg, PA — ESSA Bank and Trust announces the addition of William E. Evans as Trust Officer. He is responsible for providing investment, trust and estate administrative services to customers of the Bank, as well as developing new business in the Greater Pocono and Lehigh Valley regions.
Prior to joining ESSA, Evans was Vice President and Wealth Sales Representative for National Penn Investors Trust Company. He has over 25 years of experience in the banking industry as both a vice president and trust officer. Bill is also an active member of the Lehigh Valley Estate Planning Council.
A graduate of Millersville University with a BS degree in Business Administration and Finance, Evans also earned the Certified Trust and Financial Advisor (CTFA) designation awarded by the Institute of Certified Bankers (ICB), a subsidiary of the American Bankers Association (ABA) in Washington, DC. Additionally, Bill graduated from the ABA National Graduate Trust School in 1996.
ESSA’s Asset Management & Trust Services Division offers comprehensive investment planning and financial solutions from people you can trust. ESSA can assist you in planning your estate in order to provide for consistent income in retirement, setting up gift programs to your heirs, making charitable gifts, and putting estate settlement plans in place.
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. With the recent opening of the Mountainhome Office in Monroe County and three new Lehigh Valley branches, ESSA Bank & Trust now 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.”