BCB Bank Vice President Ryan Blake Appointed to NJ LGBT Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors

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Ryan Blake

Ryan Blake, Vice President and Controller at BCB Bank, has been named a Director of the New Jersey LGBT Chamber of Commerce and a member of its executive board.

Blake, a Bayonne native, received undergraduate degrees in Finance and in Economics at Kean University in 2013 and recently received his MBA from Rutgers University. His experience with BCB Bank has spanned over a decade.

“I’m proud to say that BCB Bank truly understands the need to support our LGBT business community,” he said. “Our support of the Chamber through the years has been unwavering and makes an impact through the ongoing sponsorship of various initiatives focused on diversity, inclusion and business education. In my new role as Director I am sincerely looking forward to helping the Chamber grow and advancing our mission to strengthen the LGBT business community through partnerships and access.”

Thomas M. Coughlin, President & CEO, says of the Chamber, “We believe in investing in the communities we serve and supporting community-based causes. Ryan’s leadership has been an asset to our organization as we continue to grow.”

About BCB Bancorp, Inc.

Established in 2000 and headquartered in Bayonne, BCB Bank is the wholly-owned subsidiary of BCB Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ: BCBP). The Bank has 30 branch offices in Bayonne, Carteret, Colonia, Edison, Hoboken, Fairfield, Holmdel, Jersey City, Lodi, Lyndhurst, Maplewood, Monroe Township, Parsippany, Plainsboro, River Edge, Rutherford, South Orange, Union, Woodbridge, New Jersey, and three branches in Hicksville and Staten Island, New York.

The bank provides business and individuals a wide range of loans, deposit products, and retail and commercial banking services. For more information, please go to www.bcb.bank.

About the NJ LGBT Chamber of Commerce

New Jersey’s premier LGBTQ business organization dedicated to strengthening LGBT businesses in the New Jersey tri-state area. The New Jersey LGBT Chamber of Commerce increases the economic staying-power of its members and allies and facilitates successful business collaboration. The organization is a platform for business visionaries, and the first stop for LGBT entrepreneurs and allies seeking to advance and access opportunity and resources to connect, collaborate & leverage business opportunities.

For additional information about BCB Bank and the NJ LGBT Chamber of Commerce, please contact: Ryan Blake, Vice President, Controller, E-mail: rblake@bankwithbcb.com. Telephone: 201-823-0700, ext. 2076