Tara French will join Northfield as executive vice president and chief administrative officer effective September 18. French’s oversight and responsibilities will include corporate governance, strategic planning, and risk management.
French brings more than 30 years of banking and regulatory experience to Northfield. She began her career as a bank examiner with the Federal Home Loan Bank of New York and most recently was part of the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) Midsize Bank Supervision Unit. She also served as an assistant deputy comptroller in the OCC’s New York Field Office where she supervised a portfolio of national banks and federal savings associations in the New York metropolitan area.
French will be based out of Northfield Bank’s Woodbridge Operations Center, 581 Main Street, Woodbridge.