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Leadership

Board of Directors

Mark W. Jaindl, Chairman

Mr. Jaindl has served as the Chairman of the Board of American Bank Incorporated and American Bank since April 2004 and President and Chief Executive Officer of American Bank since 1997 and of American Bank Incorporated since its formation in 2001.  Mr. Jaindl is a Trustee for the Jaindl Foundation, a philanthropic organization benefiting charitable causes in the Lehigh Valley.  Mr. Jaindl has served on the Advisory Council of the Dean of Business and Economics of Lehigh University since 2011.  Mr. Jaindl served on the Board of Directors of Sageworth Trust Company from 2005 through 2011.  Sageworth provides fiduciary, investment and family office services to its clients located throughout the United States.  Mr. Jaindl was a member of the Board of Commissioners of the Lehigh County Housing Authority from May 2004 through January 2010.  The Lehigh County Housing Authority provides affordable housing programs to over 3,000 families throughout the Lehigh Valley.  Mr. Jaindl served on the Founding Board of Building 21, an innovative, career-based high school located in Allentown, in 2015.  In 2016, he was Co-Chair of Good Shepherd’s “Gala in the Garden.”  Mr. Jaindl currently serves as the President of the Board of Directors of Camelot for Children.  

John F. Eureyecko

Mr. Eureyecko has served as a director of American Bank Incorporated and American Bank since April 2005.  Mr. Eureyecko is President and Chief Executive Officer of Belhaven Capital Group, Inc., Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, which owns and manages commercial and residential real estate properties throughout the Lehigh Valley.  From 1991 to 2001, Mr. Eureyecko served in various positions with Piercing Pagoda, Inc. including President, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer from 1996 through 2001.  Mr. Eureyecko serves on the board of Albarell Electric, Northampton Community College, WLVT-TV39 and is a member of the Bethlehem South Side Vision Task Force.  Additionally, Mr. Eureyecko served on the boards of Moravian Academy, the Finance Committee of Hillside School and American Home Partners, Inc.

John W. Galuchie, Jr.

Mr. Galuchie has served as a director of American Bank Incorporated and American Bank since April 2005.  Mr. Galuchie is the President and Chief Operating Officer of T. R. Winston & Company, LLC (since 1989), a registered securities broker-dealer located in Bedminster, New Jersey.  He served as President of TRW Capital Management, LLC, a registered investment advisor located in Los Angeles, CA from September 2009 to December 2014.  He served as Treasurer and a director of the Alternative and Direct Investment Securities Association, a securities industry trade association, from January 2005 until December 2007 and is currently a member of the association’s Audit and Finance Committee.  He also served as Chairman of FORT Properties, Inc., a real estate investment company located in Los Angeles, CA from August 2007 until March 2010.  Mr. Galuchie is a Certified Public Accountant and has been designated the Audit Committee Financial Expert.

Zachary J. Jaindl

Mr. Jaindl has served as a director of American Bank Incorporated and American Bank since December 2016.  Mr. Jaindl is the Chief Operations Officer and co-founder of Jaindl Enterprises, a holding company overseeing day-to-day and long-term operations of Jaindl Properties, The Waterfront Development Company, Vault 634, SteelRock Property Management and Greystone Abbey.  The vertically integrated portfolio of entities focuses on the strategic development and re-positioning of commercial and residential properties throughout the Lehigh Valley.  The companies are responsible for more than $425 million of proposed and ongoing redevelopment. Mr. Jaindl serves with Christine Taylor as co-Chairs of the Civic Theatre’s “Next Act” Campaign.  Additionally, he has served as the Chair of Good Shepherd’s “Gala in the Garden” event raising a record-breaking $325,000 for the hospital’s pediatric unit.  Mr. Jaindl serves on the board of numerous local and regional nonprofit organizations to help them restructure and optimize for future growth.

Michael D. Molewski

Mr. Molewski has served as a director of American Bank Incorporated and American Bank since October 2005.  Mr. Molewski is a Principal, Financial Advisor of CAPTRUST Financial Partners, in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, offering private wealth and institutional advisory services.  In addition, Mr. Molewski leads the Strategic Advisor Group, an independently operated division of CAPTRUST.  The Strategic Advisor Group is a Member Firm of M Financial Group.  Mr. Molewski is a Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC®) and Certified Financial Planner (CFP®).  He is a member of the Association for Advanced Life Underwriting (AALU) and the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors (NAIFA).  Mr. Molewski serves on the board of King’s College, the Advisory Council for the McGowan School of Business and the Northampton Community College Foundation Board.  At Northampton Community College, he serves as Chairman of the Foundation Board and is a member of the Executive Committee.  Mr. Molewski is currently Co-Chairman of the Lehigh Valley Food and Wine Festival, which benefits the Northampton Community College Foundation.  He was also formerly Co-Chairman of the Tocqueville Society of the Greater Lehigh Valley United Way.  Mr. Molewski is a former board member of M Funds Investment Advisory Group, a mutual fund company based in Portland, Oregon.

Phillip S. Schwartz

Mr. Schwartz has served as a director of American Bank since 1996 and of American Bank Incorporated since its formation in 2001.  He is the President of Schwartz Heating & Plumbing, Inc., which specializes in plumbing installation for new residential and light commercial construction, since 1980 and is the President of Spring Mill Limited, a land development company, since 2011.  Mr. Schwartz serves on the President’s Council of DeSales University and was a member of the PNC Bank Regional Board from 1993 until the fall of 1996.

Donald J. Whiting, Jr.

Mr. Whiting has served as a director of American Bank Incorporated and American Bank since October 2005.  Mr. Whiting is the President and CEO of Whiting Door Manufacturing Corp, Akron, New York, a manufacturer of doors for trailers, truck bodies and containers.  Mr. Whiting served as a member of the Board of Directors of the Bank of Akron, Akron, New York, from 1998 until 2005, where he was a member of the Loan Committee and Chairman of the Compensation Committee.  Since 2013, Mr. Whiting has served as a Director of Presidio Holdings LTD and Presidio Insurance LTD, both located in the Cayman Islands engaged in the captive insurance business.

Executive Team

Mark W. Jaindl

Mr. Jaindl has served as the Chairman of the Board of American Bank Incorporated and American Bank since April 2004 and President and Chief Executive Officer of American Bank since 1997 and of American Bank Incorporated since its formation in 2001.  Mr. Jaindl is a Trustee for the Jaindl Foundation, a philanthropic organization benefiting charitable causes in the Lehigh Valley.  Mr. Jaindl has served on the Advisory Council of the Dean of Business and Economics of Lehigh University since 2011.  Mr. Jaindl served on the Board of Directors of Sageworth Trust Company from 2005 through 2011.  Sageworth provides fiduciary, investment and family office services to its clients located throughout the United States.  Mr. Jaindl was a member of the Board of Commissioners of the Lehigh County Housing Authority from May 2004 through January 2010.  The Lehigh County Housing Authority provides affordable housing programs to over 3,000 families throughout the Lehigh Valley.  Mr. Jaindl served on the Founding Board of Building 21, an innovative, career-based high school located in Allentown, in 2015.  In 2016, he was Co-Chair of Good Shepherd’s “Gala in the Garden.”  Mr. Jaindl currently serves as the President of the Board of Directors of Camelot for Children.  

Chris J. Persichetti

Mr. Persichetti has been employed by American Bank since 1999, most recently as Executive Vice President and Chief Lending Officer.  He has over 30 years of banking experience.  Mr. Persichetti currently serves as the Treasurer of the Foundation Board for LifePath.

Karina Behler

Mrs. Behler has been employed by American Bank since 1999, most recently as Senior Vice President, Chief Operating Officer and Secretary and also serves as Secretary of American Bank Incorporated.  She has over 30 years of experience in banking, with an emphasis in the loan and deposit operations as well as retail operations.

Toney C. Horst

Mrs. Horst joined American Bank in June 2015 as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer and also serves as Treasurer of American Bank Incorporated.  She is a Certified Public Accountant and has over 25 years of experience in finance/accounting and banking.  Mrs. Horst currently serves as Second Vice President on the Board of Directors of Camelot for Children, a nonprofit organization which provides a gathering place for seriously, chronically and terminally ill, handicapped or disabled children.

Robert W. Turner

Mr. Turner has been employed by American Bank since 2001, most recently as Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer.  He has 35 years’ experience in information technology, with over 25 years within the financial services industry.

Brian P. Farrell

Mr. Farrell has been employed by American Bank since 2006, most recently as Senior Vice President, Chief Credit & Risk Officer.  He has over 19 years of financial services and banking experience. 

 

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