Kevin Cummings was appointed Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer of Investors Bancorp and Investors Bank effective May 22, 2018. He previously served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Investors Bancorp and Investors Bank since January 1, 2008 and was also appointed to serve on the Board of Directors of Investors Bancorp and Investors Bank at that time. He served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Investors Bank from July 2003 to January 2008. Prior to joining Investors Bank, Mr. Cummings had a 26-year career with the independent accounting firm of KPMG LLP, where he was partner for 14 years. Immediately prior to joining Investors Bank, he was an audit partner in KPMG’s Financial Services practice in their New York City office and lead partner on a major commercial banking client. Mr. Cummings has a bachelor’s degree in Economics from Middlebury College and a Master of Business Administration from Rutgers University. He is a former Chairman of the Board of the New Jersey Bankers Association and currently sits on the Board of Trustees of the Scholarship Fund for Inner-City Children and the Board of Trustees at St. Benedict’s Preparatory School. In addition, Mr. Cummings is a member of the Board of the Federal Home Loan Bank of New York and the Community Foundation of New Jersey.
Mr. Cummings is a certified public accountant and his background in public accounting enhances the board’s oversight of financial reporting and disclosure issues. The Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee considers Mr. Cummings’ leadership skills and knowledge of accounting, auditing and corporate governance in the financial services industry to be assets to the Board of Directors.