Two named to prominent posts at Lake Shore

Robert Cortellucci

Lake Shore Bancorp, Inc., the holding company for Lake Shore Savings Bank, announced a pair of appointments on Tuesday.

Jennifer Zatkos, CFE, has been named the bank’s new chief operating officer. Zatkos brings more than 15 years of leadership experience in the financial industry to the company, having held several high-level positions at local and national financial institutions. She earned a Bachelor of Arts in Communication from the State University of New York at Buffalo and is a Certified Fraud Examiner.

“The continued growth of Lake Shore Savings Bank depends on strong leadership and organizational development,” said Daniel Reininga, Chief Executive Officer. “Jennifer’s vast leadership experience in the financial sector will not only further strengthen and complement our talented team but it will help us deliver even better service to our customers going forward.”

In addition, Robert Cortellucci has been named the bank’s new chief technology officer. Cortellucci brings more than 20 years of experience in Information Technology Management to the company, having worked in several different industries including banking, healthcare, and logistics. He earned his bachelor’s degree from the State University of New York at Buffalo and is Yellow Belt Certified in Six Sigma.

Cortellucci most recently served as the Manager of Information Technology at FedEx Trade Networks, where he led multiple teams responsible for developing a customs brokerage solution for the company.

Jennifer Zatkos

“Information technology is and will continue to be a critical part of our business,” Reininga said. “As we continue to adapt to increasingly complex systems in the banking industry, we are excited to add Robert’s deep technical background as well as his high-level leadership experience to the team at Lake Shore Savings.”

Lake Shore Bancorp, Inc. is the mid-tier holding company of Lake Shore Savings Bank, a federally chartered, community-oriented financial institution headquartered in Dunkirk, New York. The bank has eleven full-service branch locations in Western New York, with five locations in Chautauqua County and six locations in Erie County. The bank offers a broad range of retail and commercial lending and deposit services. The company’s common stock is traded on the NASDAQ Global Market as “LSBK”. Additional information about the company is available at www.lakeshoresavings.com.


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