Fidelity D & D Bancorp, the parent holding company for The Fidelity Discount and Deposit Bank, has appointed Daniel Santaniello as president and CEO and Timothy O'Brien as senior executive vice president of the company and Fidelity Bank.

Santaniello has served as executive vice president and chief operating officer of the bank since 2001. He is also a member of the board’s asset and liability committee, credit administration committee and the Trust/401(k) committee.

Prior to joining Fidelity, Santaniello was senior vice president of retail sales and administration at another financial institution in Northeastern Pennsylvania.

Timothy O’Brien has served as executive vice president and chief commercial banking officer of the Bank since 2008. He has brought over 35 years of experience to the position. Previously, O’Brien served in various executive management positions at other local and regional financial institutions.

Since August of 2009, Patrick Dempsey, has served the company and Fidelity Bank in the dual roles of both board chairman and interim CEO.

Dempsey said both Santaniello as our chief operating officer and O’Brien as chief commercial banking officer have done an outstanding job over these past 15 months.