Michael B. High, CPA

Mr. High has more than 35 years of banking experience. Prior to joining Patriot, Mr. High served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for Harleysville National Corporation from 2005 through 2008 and Chief Financial Officer during 2004 his initial year at Harleysville. From 1998 through 2004, Mr. High was Chief Operating Officer and […]

Thomas Cestare

Mr. Cestare has over 30 years of experience in banking.   Prior to joining Patriot, Mr. Cestare served as the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from 2010-2020 at Beneficial Bancorp, a $6 billion bank based in Philadelphia.  At Beneficial, Mr. Cestare was responsible for corporate finance and accounting, risk management, investor relations, capital deployment […]

James F. Deutsch

Jim has over 40 years of experience in banking.  Prior to joining Patriot in 2012, Jim served as President, CEO, and Founder of Team Capital Bank, a privately held institution headquartered in Bethlehem PA.  Before Team Capital, Jim spent over 25 years with Commerce Bank, Brown Brothers Harriman and Summit Bank.  At those banks, he […]

James J. Lynch

Mr. Lynch has more than 45 years of banking experience. Prior to Patriot, Mr. Lynch served as Vice Chairman of Sovereign Bancorp 2005 – 2007, and Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Sovereign Bank – Mid Atlantic Division from 2002 – 2007. From 2001 – 2002, Mr. Lynch served as President and Chief Executive Officer […]

W. Kirk Wycoff

Mr. Wycoff has more than 25 years of entrepreneurial banking experience.  He served as Chairman, President and CEO of Continental Bank from its inception in 2005 through its sale in 2014. Mr. Wycoff also served on the investment committee of NewSpring Ventures (which he co-founded in 1999) and NewSpring Mezzanine Fund. Mr. Wycoff was Chairman […]