Kimberly Cerasi is the First Senior Vice President and Director of Human Resources at First Bank. She is directly responsible for the overall administration, coordination and evaluation of the human resource function and her HR team. She oversees the Bank's benefits administration, employee relations, performance management, onboarding, policy implementation, recruitment/employment, affirmative action and employment law compliance.
A resident of Hamilton, New Jersey, Ms. Cerasi earned a Management Certification from Mercer County Community College in West Windsor, New Jersey and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration from Rider College in Lawrence, New Jersey.
Paula Huergo is First Bank's Senior Vice President and Strategic Planning & Operations Officer. In these roles Paula oversees the Compliance, Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) and Strategic Planning Departments where she effectively leads special projects and strategic initiatives.
Paula has over 20 years of professional business experience spanning various industries, with over half of them in banking. Due to Paula’s extensive cross departmental experience she brings a well-balanced business knowledge to First Bank. Since joining First Bank, she has been an integral player in employee development and customer experience initiatives among others.
Ms. Huergo earned her Bachelor's Degree in Education from Universidad Catolica Argentina in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and also went on to earn an AMA University Certificate in Human Resources from Mercer County College. She currently volunteers as a Clarifi financial coach for Habitat for Humanity and is an ambassador for Be the Match Foundation (National Marrow Donation Foundation).