Writing a Small Bank’s Next Chapter

After 27 years working with community financial institutions at technology provider COCC, Marco Bernasconi is taking his skills to North Brookfield Savings Bank as the $350 million-asset lender orients itself for growth.

Building a Bank from Scratch

Jeffrey Sullivan was part of a small group of long-time bankers who thought western Massachusetts needed more options for small business lending. To fix this, they decided to open Massachusetts’ first de novo bank in a decade.