Mr. Fainor has three decades of experience in banking. He was President and CEO of KNBT Bancorp, Inc. until KNBT’s merger with National Penn in February 2008. Upon joining National Penn, he served as Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of National Penn and President and CEO of National Penn Bank.
Prior to KNBT, Mr. Fainor was President and CEO of First Colonial Group, Inc./Nazareth National Bank & Trust Co. and held executive positions with Wachovia/First Union. While at Wachovia/First Union, he served in various capacities related to corporate banking, retail banking, and bank operations, as well as Regional President for the Lehigh Valley/Northeast Pennsylvania, and Executive Vice President overseeing business banking for a five state territory.
Mr. Fainor’s educational background includes a Bachelor of Science degree from DeSales University, Allentown. He serves on the Federal Reserve Advisory Council in Washington, D.C. He also serves on the boards of Lehigh Valley Industrial Parks and Lehigh Valley Partnership, and is actively involved in the Pennsylvania Bankers Association. Mr. Fainor is a trustee of the Keystone Savings Foundation since its inception in 2003.