Business Briefs

Business Briefs

Robert D. O’Donnell, president and chief executive officer of Community Bank of New Jersey, Freehold, has been elected to the board of trustees of the New Jersey Bankers Association (NJBA).

The Millstone resident was elected during the association’s 100th annual convention, held March 27-30 in Boca Raton, Fla.

NJBA is a trade association representing more than 80 New Jersey banks.

O’Donnell is the current chairman of the association’s Community Bankers Committee and is also a member of its JebPac Management Committee and Government Relations Committee. He also serves on the board of directors of the NJBA Service Corp., a subsidiary of the association.

Before joining Community Bank of New Jersey in 1998, O’Donnell was executive vice president of Amboy National Bank in Old Bridge and senior vice president of People’s Bank in Fairfield.

O’Donnell is a guest lecturer at the Wharton Graduate School, Philadelphia, and is a trustee of CentraState Healthcare System, Freehold Township, where he also chairs the finance committee, investment committee and Applewood Estates.

O’Donnell, a former U.S. Army captain, holds master of business administration degrees from both Husson College in Bangor, Maine, and the University of Wisconsin.

He and his wife, Donna, have two children.

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Meridian Assisted Living and Meridian Hospice announced the opening of the Meridian Hospice Residential Center at Colts Neck Village Assisted Living on Route 34 in Colts Neck. Meridian Hospice provides a home-like environment for extensive hospice services for individuals and their families facing a life-limiting illness. The center provides on-site LPNs, certified home health aides, and family member accommodations. For more information and a tour of the center, call (732) 303-3100.