GLEN HEAD, N.Y., Nov. 15, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The First of Long Island Corporation (Nasdaq:FLIC), the parent company of The First National Bank of Long Island, announced that on November 14, 2017, Denise Strain was elected to the Board of Directors of the Corporation and the Bank. Ms. Strain’s service on both boards is effective December 1, 2017.
Ms. Strain has 35 years of experience in the banking industry including most recently as Managing Director and Senior Tax Counsel of Citibank, N.A. She provided senior executive level counsel to ensure appropriate controls and governance were in place for the tax function. Her key accomplishments at Citibank include devising tax efficient structures as a member of the Dodd Frank Planning Team, reengineering efforts to reduce tax expense while implementing Sarbanes-Oxley processes and global management of tax planning to ensure efficiencies during the Travelers-Citicorp merger.
Ms. Strain earned her J.D. from St. John’s University School of Law, her LL.M in Tax from New York University School of Law and is a graduate of Fairfield University with a B.A. in Psychology. She currently resides in Garden City.
Walter C. Teagle III, Chairman of the Board of Directors, speaking on behalf of the company said: “We are very fortunate to have an individual with the banking and tax expertise of Denise Strain join our Board of Directors. As a growing company on Long Island, Denise’s professional and community affiliations will be an added benefit to The First National Bank of Long Island.”
For More Information Contact:
Mark D. Curtis, SEVP, CFO and Treasurer
(516) 671-4900, Ext. 7413
Source:The First of Long Island Corporation