volume 6 ••• Winter 2010
Amalgamated Bank Names Kathleen Romagnano COO
Amalgamated Bank recently promoted Executive Vice President Kathleen Romagnano to Chief Operating Officer. Ms. Romagnano brings a wide range of operational and frontline experience to this key leadership role. Since joining Amalgamated, she has been leading the effort to expand the Bank’s retail branch network and improve its overall sales and service performance.
In addition to expanding the branch network, in her previous role Ms. Romagnano spearheaded the launch of the Bank’s residential mortgage partnership with PHH Mortgage. As COO, Ms. Romagnano will manage Compliance, Risk Management, Bank Operations, Information Technology, Facilities, Corporate Services and Security. In her new role, Ms. Romagnano will report directly to the Bank’s President and Chief Executive Officer Derrick
“Kathy has distinguished herself as an innovative, strategic thinker and a hands-on manager who has experience with a range of issues facing our Bank,” said Mr. Cephas. “We will all benefit from this move that will strengthen both our senior leadership team and our focus on enhancing internal operations and business performance.”