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Peapack-Gladstone Bank Receives Editor's Choice Recognition at Fintech Finance Banking Tech Awards USA Ceremony

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Peapack-Gladstone Bank Receives Editor’s Choice Recognition at Fintech Finance Banking Tech Awards USA Ceremony

 

Photo Caption: Pictured left and center from Vikar Technologies, Inc. are co-founders: Adam Bieser and Nancy Schneier. Present from Peapack-Gladstone Bank (left to right): Timothy Shipwash, Kate Sant’Angelo, Zoya Faynleyb, Andrew Thoelen, Maureen Hemhauser, Kevin Runyon, John Kowal and Denise Pace-Sanders.

Bedminster, New Jersey – July 17, 2023 - Peapack-Gladstone Financial Corporation (NASDAQ Global Select Market: PGC) and Peapack-Gladstone Bank announce their joint Editor’s Choice Award recognition with Vikar Technologies, Inc. at the 2023 Banking Tech Awards USA Ceremony in New York City. This event was sponsored by Fintech Finance, the global market intelligence platform for financial services technology.

Vikar Technologies, Inc. and Peapack-Gladstone Bank strategically partnered to provide a unified, digital experience solution for account opening and Know Your Customer (KYC) across the Bank’s retail, commercial, and wealth management business lines, with the One Vikar solution providing straight-through digital financial processing. Being the only company providing software in which customers, lenders, branch managers, underwriters, KYC, and operations collaborate from a common interface across loans, deposits, treasury, and wealth management, Vikar has revolutionized the way banks do business today. The One Vikar solution is built with a holistic view of a bank’s business and completely integrates into the core banking system. “We are incredibly proud of our One Vikar solution,” said Glenn Bolstad, CEO of Vikar. “The software was specifically designed to connect financial institutions’ systems across a common interface so that any employee can quickly learn and access the appropriate data.”

Kevin Runyon, Executive Vice President, Chief Information Officer/Chief Digital Officer at Peapack-Gladstone Bank stated, “The One Vikar solution is powerful in connecting Peapack-Gladstone Bank’s disparate systems through a single interface for all our business lines, enabling our employees and clients to share a unified, digital experience that is user friendly, fostering greater collaboration between teams.”

Peapack-Gladstone Bank is proud of its selection of Vikar to deliver its One Vikar solution and continued strides and improvements to account opening and the KYC experience for both employees and customers.

About the Company

Peapack-Gladstone Financial Corporation is a New Jersey bank holding company with total assets of $6.5 billion and assets under management and/or administration of $10.4 billion as of March 31, 2023.  Founded in 1921, Peapack-Gladstone Bank is a commercial bank that offers a client-centric approach to banking, providing high-quality products along with customized and innovative wealth management, investment banking, commercial and retail solutions.  Peapack Private, the Banks wealth management division, offers comprehensive financial, tax, fiduciary and investment advice and solutions, to individuals, families, privately held businesses, family offices and not-for-profit organizations, which help them to establish, maintain and expand their legacy.  Together, Peapack-Gladstone Bank and Peapack Private offer an unparalleled commitment to client service.  Visit www.pgbank.com and www.peapackprivate.com for more information.

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Contact: Rosanne Schwab, Peapack-Gladstone Bank, Vice President, Public Relations and Corporate Communications Manager, 500 Hills Drive, Suite 300, Bedminster, NJ 07921 rschwab@pgbank.com, (908) 719-6543.

 


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