Rockland Trust has added a new position at the bank to lead a multi-brand finance unit supporting franchises in the Northeast.

The bank yesterday announced they would appoint Mark McGwin as first vice president and senior market manager for franchise lending. He will be based in Rockland Trust’s downtown Providence office.

“We are excited to have Mark on our team to lead the expansion of our financing services to franchises,” James Rizzo, Rockland Trust’s commercial lending regional manager, said in a statement. “They have unique needs and he has a deep understanding of these business customers from his many years of developing relationships with franchisees throughout the Northeast.”

McGwin brings over 25 years of financial services and commercial banking experience to Rockland Trust.

Before joining the bank, he was senior vice president and commercial banking officer of franchise lending for United Bank. Previously, he held executive and management positions at Santander Bank, Century Bank, Citizens Bank and Old Stone Bank.

Rockland Trust Adds New Role to Lead Franchise Lending

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