Frank Baier has served as Conti’s Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer since 2012 and is a member of the Management Committee. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Baier was Chief Financial Officer of North Jersey Community Bank. He has held senior financial executive roles at a variety of companies including Capital Access Network, Inc., Independence Community Bank, and ContiFinancial Corporation. He was also a consultant for Meridian Capital Group, LLC, one of the country’s largest commercial mortgage brokerage firms, and a partner at Columbia Financial Partners. Mr. Baier began his career at RJR Nabisco, Inc. in 1987. Currently, He is a Board Member of ConnectOne Bancorp, Inc. and the Summit Police Athletic League. Mr. Baier received his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration (Accounting), Cum Laude, from the W. Paul Stillman School of Business at Seton Hall University, and his Master of Business Administration degree from the Leonard N. Stern School of Business at New York University.