Christopher Crews comes to Rondout Savings Bank after an extensive career in Event Marketing, Event Production and Experiential Marketing. Christopher was born and raised in Kingston and has family ties to the area dating back to 1947, when his maternal Grandparents moved to Kingston. After graduating from Kingston High School, Christopher received his undergraduate degree in Business Marketing from Jacksonville University and would go on the receive his Master’s degree in Sports Administration from Florida State University. In his new position, Christopher is looking forward to reestablishing lifelong connections and working with local businesses to reach their financial goals. Christopher has served on the board of the Benedictine Health Foundation and actively fundraises for Bike for Cancer Care.
In his spare time, Christopher enjoys sports, travel and spending time with his wife and his son.
With more than 10 years of experience in the financial services industry, Jennifer brings a deep understanding of banking operations, business development, and community relations. As Assistant Vice President and Director of Marketing, she is responsible for overseeing the bank’s marketing initiatives and public relations activities, which include the bank’s Dividends to the Community program that supports not-for-profit organizations in Ulster and Dutchess counties. She also leads the bank’s merchant services program, working closely with many area businesses. From 2012 to 2016 she held leadership positions at Rondout Savings Bank as Branch Manager and Business Development Officer.
A life-long resident of the Hudson Valley and active volunteer for several organizations, she has earned the trust of her clients and the community. A 2013 graduate of the Ulster Leadership Development Institute, she serves on the Benedictine Health Foundation Board, the Ulster County Regional Chamber of Commerce Board and is a member of Junior League of Kingston. She is a past commissioner of the Kingston Parks and Recreation Department.
Jennifer holds bachelor’s degree in Communications with a concentration in Business Administration from SUNY University at Albany and has completed advanced coursework in Bank Marketing with the American Bankers Association. She resides in Kingston, NY with her husband and two daughters.
Evan Rothfuss has transitioned to our Commercial Lending Team from our Credit Underwriting Team. Since joining the Bank 7 years ago, Evan has demonstrated his unwavering commitment to growing business relationships by providing unique and flexible financing solutions. He is proficient in both Commercial Real Estate Lending and Commercial and Industrial Loans and Lines of Credit.
Evan volunteers at a multitude of community events to support local not for profits like the American Heart Association’s Heart Walk, Huntington Disease Relief, Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, and the Capital City Rescue Mission. He is a graduate of the Hudson Valley Pattern for Progress Fellows Program and Leadership Dutchess. He holds a Bachelors in Business Administration from SUNY Geneseo and currently resides in Rhinebeck.