President and CEO, Investors Bank
Mr. Cummings was appointed President and CEO, and to the board of directors, in January 2008. Prior to 2008, he served as the bank’s COO. Cummings and the executive management team are guiding the bank’s evolution into a full-service community and commercial bank. Cummings received the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year ® 2011 New Jersey Award for transforming the bank into a growth company.
Prior to joining Investors Bank, Mr. Cummings had a 26-year career with KPMG LLP, where he became a CPA and partner. Cummings also worked in the New Jersey community bank practice for more than 20 years serving such clients as Summit Bank, Valley National Bank, Provident Bank, and Hudson City Bank. Cummings serves on the boards of the Scholarship Fund for Inner-City Children, Visiting Nurse Assn., Independent College Fund of NJ, All Stars Project of NJ, the Federal Home Loan Bank of NY, Greater Trenton, and the Community Foundation of New Jersey. He is a member of the Development Leadership Council of Morris Habitat for Humanity and a former chairman of the board of the NJ Bankers Association.
Cummings holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from Middlebury College and an MBA from Rutgers University School of Business. He and his wife, Patricia, have four children.