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BayCoast Bank

Swansea-based BayCoast Bank has promoted Julie Ramos Gagliardi to first vice president of corporate giving and community relations and Melissa Little, Scott P. Lopes and Elizabeth Voss to vice president.

The bank also promoted Kelly Carreiras and Gregg Pontes to assistant vice president posts covering the bank’s information technology systems.

Bay State Savings Bank

Worcester-based Bay State Savings Bank recently awarded commercial loan assistant Linda Collet the bank’s President’s Award for performing 200 hours of community service, the most hours among all non-officer Bank employees in 2019. Zach E. Gobi received the Employee of the Year Award, now named the MaryAnn Ford Award in honor of an exemplary employee who served the Bank for 15 years and passed in January.

Additionally, the bank hired Emiljano Beqo as the new retail loan servicing and collections manager at its 28 Franklin St. location in Worcester.

Bridgewater Savings Bank

Bridgewater Savings Bank has hired Aleece Silva and David Smith as its new assistant vice presidents and branch and client relationship officers.

Cambridge Savings Bank 

Cambridge Savings Bank has hired Katie Catlender as its new executive vice president and chief customer officer. Catlender will lead a new customer service initiative and will report directly to President and cEO Wayne Patenaude. She was most recently the executive lead of customer experience, strategy & operations at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts.

Hancock Assoc.

Danvers-based engineering and surveying firm Hancock Assoc.announced David T. White, a design engineer at Hancock’s Boston division of H.W. Moore, passed the professional engineering exam and is now a licensed professional engineer in Massachusetts.


Boston-based Hunneman has hired Tucker White as its new director of research. Prior to joining Hunneman, White was a senior research analyst at Avison Young’s Boston office.

JACA Architects

Quincy-based healthcare specialist firm JACA Architects named William R. Epp III as its new president.

M&T Bank

Larry Galasso has been named vice president of Boston-based M&T Bank’s commercial equipment finance division. Galasso joins M&T Bank from Sertant Capital.

North Brookfield Savings Bank

North Brookfield Savings Bank has promoted four retail banking employees; Renée Jurczyk, Nicole Syriac, Laurie Lacaire and Hayley Sprague. Jurczyk will be the bank’s new East Brookfield branch manager. Syriac will be assistant manager of its Ware branch. Lacaire has been promoted to branch support specialist and Sprague has been promoted from teller to supervisor.

Personnel File

by Banker & Tradesman time to read: 2 min