Evans Bank has named Joseph D. Pici of Elma Branch Manager of its Lancaster Financial Services Center. He is responsible for advising branch staff, training, and developing and implementing branch sales, strategy, and objectives. Pici is an Assistant Vice President.

Pici has more than 25 years of banking experience, including roles as Vice President and Commercial Branch Manager and Regional Sales Manager for Treasury Management and Merchant Services for M&T Bank. He previously managed Evans’ Williamsville location. Pici attended Canisius College and Buffalo State, and licensed for life insurance in New York State. He also holds FINRA series 6 and 63 licenses for investment services.

Active in the community, Pici is currently a member of the development committee at Villa Maria College, and a board member of the Cheektowaga Senior Citizens Foundation. He was a longtime board member and past president of both the Lackawanna Community Development Corporation and the Lackawanna Housing Development Corporation. Pici has also served as past president of the Buffalo Ski Club, and a board member of the Lackawanna Chamber lancaster branchof Commerce and Baker Victory Services. He resides in Elma, N.Y. with his family.

After a fire caused extensive damage to the Evans Bank branch at 4979 Transit Road, a newly rebuilt banking and insurance center officially opened for business on August 10, 2015. The new branch offers banking, insurance, and wealth management services, and features two cash recycler machines and a community room. Staffed by Universal Bankers, cash recyclers are a secure banking technology that automates standard transactions and accepts, dispenses, and stores cash; allowing an enhanced level of customer service.