Meet OceanFirst’s WaveMaker of the Month – Kelly Exner

July 1, 2024

We’re pleased to highlight our OceanFirst Bank colleagues who are making a difference with the Foundation’s nonprofit partners – we call them the “WaveMakers” and they’re extraordinary leaders and volunteers.

How long have you been a member of the OceanFirst Bank team? 

I have been part of OFB since August 2015, my 9-year anniversary is coming up. I work on OFB’s Fraud Team and help mitigate risk.

What has been your favorite volunteer activity – and why?  

I enjoy volunteering for Beach Sweeps. It is important to keep our beaches clean for the environment. Also, anything animal related.

What has volunteering taught you? 

Volunteering has taught me that no matter what your outlook on life is, we all come together when needed.

If you could pick a superpower, what would it be? 


Who would play you in a movie about your life? 

Jennifer Lawrence.

If you could turn into an animal, what would it be? 

A dog.

What did you want to be when you were a kid? 

A lawyer.

What was the last book you read? 

Powerless by Lauren Roberts.


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