The members of our Management Team, led by President and CEO Tim Phillips, all share a strong commitment to you, our customer, and to the communities where we all live and work.
Their experience and dedication, shaped by years of service throughout multiple areas of the banking industry as well as the wider business world, provide strategic direction for today — and a clear vision for the future.
Nancy is Senior Vice President, Digital Innovations Officer at First Federal Lakewood, the largest depositor-owned community bank headquartered in Ohio with assets of $1.6 billion.
In this role, Nancy leads the bank’s digital delivery strategy, overseeing and managing all electronic banking products and services. Her responsibilities include identifying emerging technologies that can enhance the digital delivery of First Federal Lakewood solutions and evaluating ways to better connect and serve customers. Nancy leads projects related to online and mobile banking, mobile payments, telephone banking, and debit/ATM cards.
Nancy joined First Federal Lakewood in 2010 after 20 years at Fairfield County Bank in Ridgefield, Connecticut, where she held positions of increasing responsibility. Most recently, she was Vice President of Electronic Banking and Call Center Operations at Fairfield County Bank. She has also held positions in retail banking, training and marketing. In addition, Nancy was an instructor for the American Bankers Association, teaching several courses for bank employees in Connecticut. She also worked for American Express in New York City for 10 years.
Nancy holds a master’s degree in management from Albertus Magnus College and a bachelor’s degree in marketing from Marshall University. She is currently a member of the Fiserv Strategic Planning Council and the Digital Banking Leadership Council.
Carl is Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer (CIO) of First Federal Lakewood, the largest depositor-owned community bank headquartered in Ohio with assets of $1.6 billion.
In his role as CIO, Carl leads the technology team through transformation, driving the adoption of shared services, and developing and deploying solutions across the enterprise to better serve. In addition, he is instrumental in identifying innovative technologies that enhance the way First Federal Lakewood can deliver products and services to customers and the community.
A seasoned technology veteran, Carl has nearly 25 years of experience in technology-related roles in the security and financial services industries. Prior to joining First Federal Lakewood in 2013, he established the enterprise shared services platform at First Niagara Bank in Buffalo, New York, as Director of Shared Services, Architecture & Development. He also led both enterprise architecture and security architecture teams at PNC Bank and the former National City Bank, and served as a technology consultant for SunTrust Bank in Atlanta.
Carl received a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the Honors Tutorial College at Ohio University. He holds a GIAC Security Leadership Certificate (GSLC) through the SANS Institute.
Brian is Senior Vice President, Corporate Governance & Risk Officer at First Federal Lakewood, the largest depositor-owned community bank headquartered in Ohio with assets of $1.6 billion.
In this role, Brian oversees governance, risk, internal audit and compliance. Brian is responsible for implementing and maintaining best practices for risk management across all lines of business. He works within internal and external requirements to identify, develop and implement process improvements and provide risk oversight for the bank with an emphasis on quality, sustainability and corporate consistency.
Prior to joining First Federal Lakewood in 2016, Brian was the Wealth Chief Risk Officer at FirstMerit Corporation (now a part of Huntington Bank) before being promoted to Enterprise Risk Director, where he developed the overall strategy of the enterprise risk management and operational risk management programs. He also was a Compliance Manager at Key Bank and an Audit Specialist at National City Bank (now a part of PNC).
Brian received a bachelor’s degree in finance from Youngstown State University and a Master of Business Administration degree from Baldwin Wallace University.
Dave is Senior Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer and Secretary of First Federal Lakewood, the largest depositor-owned community bank headquartered in Ohio with assets of $1.6 billion. In this role, he oversees deposit operations and facilities, and leads bank acquisition/integration efforts.
Dave joined the bank in 1988 and has held positions of increasing responsibility, including: Chief Savings Officer, Chief Security Officer and Vice President of Retail Banking. Prior to First Federal Lakewood, Dave held positions at Transohio Savings Bank and the former Citizens Federal Savings and Loan.
Dave received a bachelor’s degree from Bowling Green State University and a Master of Business Administration degree in finance from Cleveland State University. He has also completed the acclaimed Academy for Financial Executives at The Ohio State University Fisher College of Business.
With extensive financial services industry experience, Dave can provide expertise across many banking areas, including operations, mutuality, residential and commercial lending, sales and marketing, retail banking, and compliance.
Meet the people who provide the leadership and strategic direction for our ongoing business objectives and strategies.