First Long Island selects Christopher Becker to succeed Michael Vittorio as CEO
The First of Long Island Corporation announced that its board of Directors selected Christopher Becker to succeed Michael Vittorio as President and Chief Executive Officer of The First of Long Island Corporation and The First National Bank of Long Island, effective January 1, 2020. The Board thanks Mr. Vittorio for his successful 17 years of leadership as well as for his assistance in the transition until his December 31, 2019 retirement date. Mr. Becker brings more than three decades of extensive banking experience within Long Island, Manhattan, Brooklyn and Queens, as well as a firm understanding of the Bank's operations. He is currently Executive Vice President and Chief Risk Officer of the Bank and serves as Corporate Secretary to the Board of The First of Long Island Corporation. For the past eight years, Mr. Becker has been responsible for the Bank's enterprise risk management program including oversight of strategic planning, technology, loan and deposit operations, compliance, administration of internal audit, facilities and certain credit administration functions. Mr. Becker is a longstanding member of the Bank's leadership team and has been a key contributor to the Bank's excellent past performance.