October 7, 2015
The Community Foundation of New Jersey (CFNJ) today announced that Kevin Cummings, President and Chief Executive Officer of Investors Bank, has joined its Board of Trustees.
The Bank’s outstanding level of performance was recognized as one of the top 25 performing, publicly traded, small-cap banks in the U.S. on Sandler O’Neill’s “Bank & Thrift Sm-All Stars” report for three consecutive years. Investors was included on Fortune’s “Top 100 Fastest Growing Companies” list in 2012 and was also named on Forbes’ “Best Banks in America” list for three consecutive years.
“We are very glad that Kevin has joined our board given his passion for education and financial literacy, areas of increased focus for our organization” said Tom Uhlman, Chairman of the CFNJ Board. “His years of experience in banking are a perfect fit as the Foundation extends its leadership work and partners with our fundholders and others across the state.”
Cummings has served as a Commissioner on the Summit Board of Recreation. He is a Trustee of The Scholarship Fund for Inner-City Children, a Trustee of the Liberty Science Center, a Trustee for the Visiting Nurse Assn. Health Group and the former Chairman of the Board and current member of the Executive Committee of the New Jersey Bankers Association.
“The Community Foundation of New Jersey has proven itself a determined and effective champion for philanthropy,” said Cummings. “I am grateful for their decades of service to New Jersey and look forward to maximizing their future good work across our state.”
About the Community Foundation of New Jersey
Established in 1979, the Community Foundation of New Jersey’s mission is to support charitable giving that is inspired by our fundholders, targeted at making our communities stronger, driven by creative solutions, and effective in achieving lasting change. Through a combination of Legacy Funds and Donor Advised Funds, the foundation has granted an average of more than $30 million each year to charitable organizations and currently stewards over $320 million in charitable assets for current needs and future challenges.