Mr. Puorro has over 30 years banking experience and over 25 years as a senior banking executive in all facets of developing successful financial institutions. Since 2012, Mr. Puorro has served as the Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer of Hanover Community Bank, and its holding company since its inception in 2016. Mr. Puorro coordinated an effort to reorganize and recapitalize Hanover through a revamped Board of Directors and new management team. Under his leadership, the Bank’s capital position has increased by $85 million while the Company’s tangible book value per share has more than doubled. Further, during this time, Hanover has grown in assets fifteenfold and has consistently displayed a track record of record earnings and best in class asset quality. Today, Hanover is one of New York’s fastest growing community banks and is class leading in many financial metrics.
Executive Vice President & Chief Retail and Information Officer
Ms. Chardavoyne brings to Hanover extensive expertise in all facets of Information Technology, Operations, and Retail Banking. At Hanover, Ms. Chardavoyne is responsible for the strategic planning and implementation of IT, Retail Banking, and Operational initiatives that align with Hanover’s corporate objectives. Ms. Chardavoyne is also responsible for driving retail business development through the implementation of a sales culture throughout the branch network, as well as assisting in the identification, procurement and successful opening of future branch locations.
Mr. Corbett brings to Hanover extensive expertise in all facets of credit risk and portfolio management as well as new product development. At Hanover, Mr. Corbett will be responsible for the overall management of the Bank’s Credit Administration Department, including the underwriting and loan review analysis process, and all functions providing lending support, direction, credit information, and loan policies, procedures and processes to ensure the overall quality of the Bank’s lending portfolio and adherence to the Bank’s Credit Policy. Mr. Corbett will also oversee various lending departments including loan servicing, loan administration, credit risk management, credit functions of commercial and residential loan production and assist in secondary market sales.
Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Finneran has over 35 years of experience in the banking industry with an extensive tenure as a Chief Financial Officer of Long Island-based, publicly-traded community banks. At Hanover, Mr. Finneran has responsibility for all facets of financial management including budgeting, strategic planning, treasury and asset/liability management, tax and investor relations. Mr. Finneran is also the Chief Financial Officer of the Bank’s holding company. In previous assignments, Mr. Finneran has also worked extensively with institutional investors in raising capital and disposing of problem assets. Prior to joining Hanover in 2017, Mr. Finneran was the former Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer and member of the Board of Directors at Suffolk Bancorp (SCNB) from 2012-2017.
Alice T. Rouse Executive Vice President & Chief Risk Officer
Ms. Rouse has over 25 years of banking experience and oversees all enterprise risk management functions including the administration of Hanover’s Corporate Compliance area. Ms. Rouse also serves as the liaison for the Bank’s outsourced internal audit function, administers the vendor management process and ensures that the Bank’s internal operating policies are designed to minimize risk and comply with regulatory requirements. Prior to joining Hanover in March 2017, Ms. Rouse served in many financial and audit capacities at Astoria Bank for 24 years and was an integral part of Astoria Bank’s Initial Public Offering and three acquisitions.
First Senior Vice President & Chief Accounting Officer
Ms. DiIorio has over 25 years of experience in the banking industry and oversees the operations and administrative functions of the Finance Division including accounting, financial reporting, policy development and internal controls. Ms. DiIorio serves as liaison for the Company’s external auditors and is also the Assistant Secretary of the Bank’s holding company since its inception in 2016. Prior to joining Hanover in 2016, Ms. DiIorio served as Vice President and Principal Accounting Officer at Bridgehampton National Bank. She has also served as Controller for a number of banking institutions including The First National Bank of Long Island, Madison National Bank and New York Community Bank.