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Fall River-based BankFive has hired a new team of mortgage lenders, based in Westport, who were formerly of Hometown Mortgage: Miguel DeSousa, Janice Camara, Jeffrey DeFusco, Peter DeFusco  and Jessica Oliver.

A Better City

Business-backed advocacy group and think tank A Better City gave its annual Norman B. Leventhal Excellence in City Building Awards to:

  • Kathy Abbot, CEO of Boston Harbor Now
  • Alex Krieger, professor emeritus at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design and a principal at NBBJ
  • Ted Landsmark, distinguished processor of public policy and urban affairs at the Dukakis Center at Northeastern University and a Boston Planning & Development Agency board member
  • Rick Dimino, president emeritus of A Better City and a member of the MassDOT board of directors

Goulston & Storrs

Goulston & Storrs has promoted Michelle Porter as co-managing director, the first woman to hold this position at the Boston law firm.

Metro Credit Union

Chelsea-based Metro Credit Union has hired Robert Eydenberg as vice president of retail administration and Kevin Malone as senior vice president and senior commercial lender.

It also announced the promotion of Melissa Breen, vice president of risk and compliance, Emily Featherstone, assistant vice president of internal communications, and Jacqueline Keeley, vice president and controller, to officer roles.

Federal Reserve Bank of Boston

The Federal Reserve Bank of Boston has hired Mike Rodenhorst as senior vice president and cheif information officer.

Hanscom Federal Credit Union

Hanscom Federal Credit Union has hired Michele Hart as chief member experience officer.


Ohio-based KeyBank named Elona Shape as its new market retail leader overseeing KeyBank’s branches in Connecticut and Massachusetts and Rocco Valletta as the new area retail leader for northern Connecticut and Massachusetts, who will report to Shape.

The bank also named Matthew Quinn as its new Massachusetts market president.

MutualOne Bank

Framingham’s MutualOne Bank has promoted Yasmine Ouweijan to vice president and learning development officer, IRA administrator and float manager. It also promoted Yves Munyankindi to assistant vice president, branch manager and foundation administrator, and Edward Ribero to personal banker II.

Newburyport Bank

Newburyport Bank has hired Christopher Lippert as senior vice president and commercial team leader.

The Procopio Cos.

The Procopio Cos., a development and construction management firm based in Middleton, has promoted Shad Brook to chief operating officer.

The Village Bank

Newton-based The Village Bank has hired Kilo DiCenzio as its new senior vice president of human resources.

Personnel File – No. 353

by James Sanna time to read: 2 min