Patapsco Bank has announced the appointment of Joanne "Jody" Sheckells as vice president, residential loan manager.
In her new position, Sheckells will be involved in the handling of loan applications from the time of inception to the time of settlement, according to a statement from the bank.
“I like the friendly, neighborhood environment found in community banks," Sheckells said in the statement. "That’s why I’m so excited to be working at The Patapsco Bank. They’ve been a community bank for over 100 years.”
Sheckells began her banking career in 1980 and has extensive experience in mortgage and consumer lending. She previously worked for Wyman Park Federal, Bradford Bank and Chesapeake Bank of Maryland.
The Baltimore native graduated from The Catholic High School of Baltimore and is a graduate of the Maryland Bankers Association Banking School.
She and her husband live in Harford County.
Founded in 1910, Patapsco Bank is headquartered in Dundalk and has branches in Glen Arm, Hampden and Parkville.