JEFFERSONVILLE, N.Y., Nov. 15, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Jeffersonville Bancorp, Inc. (OTCQB:JFBC) announced the appointment of Karen Fisher to serve on the Board of Directors of the Company and the Company's wholly-owned subsidiary, Jeff Bank, effective January 1, 2018.

"We are honored to welcome Karen to our board," said board chairman Kenneth Klein. "Her experience and commitment to our community will contribute significantly to the future growth and prosperity of Jeff Bank."

Mrs. Fisher is the president and co-owner of FisherMears Associates, a high-end, boutique marketing communications firm in Liberty, NY.  Karen co-founded the company in 1995 after 12 years as a copywriter and creative manager for Cablevision Industries.  Mrs. Fisher attended Emerson College in Boston, MA and Centenary College in Hackettstown, NJ where she graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Communications and Media Arts.   

Karen is currently the board chairperson of both the Sullivan County Partnership for Economic Development and The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Town of Wallkill, Inc. serving Northern Orange and Sullivan counties.  Karen, a 36-year resident of Sullivan County, lives in Kenoza Lake with her husband Michael. 

"As Sullivan County's economy continues to strengthen, Jeff Bank is well-positioned for growth in the market offering a full range of banking services to residents and businesses alike. I'm honored to join the board in service to the best interests of our customers, employees, and shareholders of Jeff Bank," stated Karen Fisher. 

Jeffersonville Bancorp is a one-bank holding company, which owns all the capital stock of Jeff Bank. Jeff Bank maintains twelve full-service branches in Sullivan and Orange County, New York located in Anawana Lake Road/Monticello, Eldred, Callicoon, Jeffersonville, Liberty, Livingston Manor, Loch Sheldrake, Monticello, Narrowsburg, Port Jervis, White Lake and Wurtsboro.

For More Information, call:  845-482-4000Contact:  George W. Kinne, Jr., President - CEO