Dorothy Kahlau


Dorothy Kahlau
Director of Women in Business

First Senior Vice President Valley National Bank

Dorothy Kahlau is Valley Bank’s Director of Women in Business program, a multistate program designed to support women at all stages of their career and business: from aspiring women in business to well-established executives and anywhere in between. In this position, she fosters connections and encourages collaboration between women to help them take their business to the next level. 

The Women in Business Program hosts social and educational events that provide opportunities for growth, learning and networking.

Dorothy joined Valley National Bank in 1983.  After completing Valley’s Management Associate program in 1989, Ms. Kahlau has held various functions within the bank including leading the NY/NJ commercial bank, the NY/NJ retail bank, and most recently launched a new business banking division.

Ms. Kahlau received a B.A. in Finance from Pace University (NYC) and an M.B.A. in International Finance from Fairleigh Dickinson University.  She resides in NJ with her husband and two children