Bob Poznek joined NEST in 2015 after 45 years in the banking and finance industry. Bob retired from Archway Programs in New Jersey after 18 years as their Chief Financial Officer. Archway is a $20M private non-profit agency that serves special needs children and adults in Southern New Jersey. He was instrumental in directing their financial recovery after the agency nearly closed in the late 1990’s. Bob’s primary responsibilities at NEST will be to establish credit policies and procedures and oversee banking and accounting relationships.
Prior to Archway, Bob served as Vice President of Commercial Lending at Commerce Bank in Cherry Hill, a leading retailer of financial services with $50 billion in assets before being acquired by TD Bank in 2007. He led the development and retention of large corporate loan and deposit relationships.
Bob is active as a member of the Rowan University Board of Trustees since 2009 and is a member of their Executive Committee. He is an avid competitive runner who has completed marathons and a physical fitness advocate. Bob attended LaSalle College and Rutgers University and is a former marine and Vietnam veteran.