Tompkins Community Bank Promotes Todd Ferrara to New Leadership Role

Posted on February 15, 2024

Todd Ferrara

ITHACA, NY  (February 15, 2024) — An expansion of its small business lending (SBL) team, Tompkins Community Bank has appointed Todd Ferrara to a newly created role, SBL business line manager. Ferrara will oversee Tompkins’ SBL underwriters, lending assistants and market-based managers across New York and Pennsylvania, working to drive growth among target segments while delivering a top-notch customer experience.

“Small Business Lending is an area that is critical to the success of Tompkins and our local communities.  We are focused on delivering high quality products and experiences to the small business customers we serve.” said Thomas Evans, enterprise credit administration officer at Tompkins. “As part of fulfilling that mission, establishing a dedicated leadership position and filling it with a high caliber individual is a critical step.  Todd is a demonstrated leader with proven capabilities in this regard.  It is with high conviction that we put Todd in this position and look forward to him delivering for Tompkins and our customers.” 

Previously, Ferrara served as the business development officer for Tompkins’ Philadelphia footprint. A 25-year veteran of the banking industry, Ferrara has ample experience leading teams in small business and cash management.

“Todd joined Tompkins just over a year ago and has since established himself as a dynamic, capable leader,” said Ginger Kunkel, president of Tompkins’ Pennsylvania market. “His dedication to a supportive and collaborative work environment embodies the values that Tompkins holds paramount and we all look forward to watching Todd grow in this new role.”

A graduate of Juniata College, Ferrara currently serves as board secretary for the Boys and Girls Club of Chester, Pennsylvania, a position he has held for the past three years. He and his family are also longtime supporters of Speranza Animal Rescue and have fostered and rescued several from the organization. He lives in Royersford, Pennsylvania with his wife, Jill, and is father to one daughter and two stepchildren.

About Tompkins

Founded in 1836, Tompkins Community Bank serves the Central, Western, and Hudson Valley regions of New York, and the Southeastern region of Pennsylvania. Through their unique local decision-making model, the bank offers personalized service and exceptional responsiveness, while delivering a broad range of products and services for consumers and businesses. Insurance services are offered through Tompkins Insurance Agencies, and wealth management services are available through Tompkins Financial Advisors. Further information is available at www.tompkinsbank.com.

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