Since 2010, Mr. Santaniello, also known as Dan, has served as the chief executive officer and president of Fidelity D&D BanCorp, Inc., and its subsidiary, Fidelity Deposit and Discount Bank. With 11 branches located throughout Lackawanna and Luzerne Counties, Fidelity Bank offers full-service trust & investment departments, a mortgage center, and an array of personal and business banking products and services.
Mr. Santaniello has held a number of leadership positions in the banking industry. He began his career at the Midlantic National Bank in Edison, N.J., and he worked for seven years in the Philadelphia area. He accepted a post at Pennstar Bank (formerly LA Bank) in Scranton, Pa., as director of internal audit and was promoted to vice president, senior operations manager, and then senior vice president of retail sales and administration, responsible for the business planning and management of the retail banking division, branch administration, and facilities. Mr. Santaniello joined Fidelity Deposit and Discount Bank in 2001, and his service at that institution includes positions as chief operating officer and senior vice president of Fidelity D&D Bancorp, Inc., as well as the chief operating officer and executive vice president of its subsidiary, Fidelity Deposit and Discount Bank; interim chief executive officer of Fidelity D&D Bancorp, Inc.; chief retail banking officer and executive vice president of Fidelity Deposit and Discount Bank. He has been a director of Fidelity D&D BanCorp, Inc., and its subsidiary, Fidelity Deposit and Discount Bank, since March 2011.
Firmly believing that community service is also his business, Mr. Santaniello has been involved in a number of civic, charitable, and professional activities. He served as first vice president of the Scranton Rotary Club and was a board member of the Make-A-Wish Foundation. His board memberships include the Northern Anthracite Bankers Association and the Chamber of Commerce Micro Loan program. He has participated in numerous non-profit fund drives and was a member of the Technology Committee of the Great Valley Technology Alliance. Mr. Santaniello holds a bachelor of science degree in accounting from Marywood University and was the recipient of the Marywood Alumni Association’s Award of Excellence in Liberal Arts and Sciences in 2010.