Franklin Savings Bank recognized four employees with a Vision Award during its recent annual employee recognition event. The award is presented each year to individuals who make a difference with their customers and co-workers by embodying the bank’s vision. This year’s recipients are Brian Lamontagne, Branch Manager in Gilford; Gloria Pickering, Personal Banker in Franklin; Linda Deleel, Commercial Loan Documentation Manager; and Shelbie Swanson, Personal Banker in Gilford.
During his remarks, Ron Magoon, President & CEO, commented, “This event is one I look forward to each year as I am always impressed by the individual accomplishments and contributions of our honorees. This year’s recipients truly demonstrate their commitment to being the very best at what they do each day. Their dedication has a meaningful impact on the success of Franklin Savings Bank and the lives of our customers and the communities we serve.”
Brian Lamontagne was honored with an award for his commitment and dedication to his customers, staff and community. He comes to work each day with a smile on his face that resonates through his voice. He creates an environment in which his customers and his staff feel welcomed and valued. Further, Brian is respected, trusted and well-liked by his peers and customers.
Gloria Pickering was chosen for a Vision Award for her superior customer service and volunteerism. She consistently looks out for the best interest of the bank’s customers in addition to developing long-lasting relationships. For many years she has organized the bank’s annual community yard sale, which raises funds for local charity, and has devoted countless hours managing the bank’s participation in the Toys for Tots drive in partnership with the Franklin Police Department. Her civic engagement embodies FSB’s commitment to ensuring resources remain locally invested for the benefit of those we serve.
Linda Deleel was recognized for her significant contributions to growth, customer retention, quality control, and overall customer experience, which have contributed to the growth of the bank’s commercial loan portfolio over the past few years. Her timeliness, detail and accuracy of her work is very much appreciated by her peers and customers.
Shelbie Swanson was selected for a Vision Award for continually excelling on her sales goals, passion for providing quality service, willingness to assist other offices when staffing needs arise, along with her volunteer efforts. She never hesitates to go ‘above and beyond,’ whatever the need. In addition, she consistently volunteers a significant amount of her personal time to support the bank and its customers.
Established in 1869, Franklin Savings Bank is an independent, mutually-owned community bank, offering a full array of commercial lending, personal banking and investment services. Headquartered in Franklin, the Bank has offices in Bristol, Boscawen, Tilton, Gilford, Merrimack and Goffstown. Through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Independence Financial Advisors, Franklin Savings Bank also offers investment, insurance and financial planning services. A recognized leader in providing the latest in financial services technology, Franklin Savings Bank is committed to serving the needs of businesses, families and the communities it serves, through a dedicated team of employees, a diverse line of financial products and services, and continued investment in emerging technology.