Franklin Savings Bank is pleased to announce the promotions of Brian Bozak, Garrett Henry, John Bortolotto, Sue Paradis, Tab Gerry and Heather Bisson. Brian Bozak was elevated to Executive Vice President, in addition to his existing role as Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer; Garrett Henry advanced to Senior Vice President and Senior Information Technology Officer; John Bortolotto was appointed to Regional Vice President and Commercial Loan Officer; Sue Paradis was promoted to Assistant Vice President, BSA, Risk Management, Security & Information Security Officer; Tab Gerry was elevated to Assistant Vice President, Senior Project Manager & Banking Systems Officer; and Heather Bisson advanced to Deposit Operations Officer.
“I am very pleased to recognize these individuals for their dedication and commitment to FSB, our customers and our communities. They exemplify the spirit of community banking and lead by example each and every day,” commented Ron Magoon, President & CEO. “We applaud them for their contributions to the bank and wish them continued success in their expanded roles.”
Bozak joined FSB in 2016 as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Since then, he has assumed responsibility for the finance, retail, human resources, operations and risk management areas of the bank. With over 18 years of banking experience, Bozak is a graduate of the ABA Stonier Graduate School of Banking (2019) and holds an MBA in international business and is a CPA.
Henry began his tenure with FSB in 2003 as Network Services Manager and has advanced into management roles within the IT area. He is a graduate of the Northern New England School of Banking (2006) and the BAI Graduate School of Operations and Payments at Vanderbilt University (2008). In addition, he holds a B.S. in computer science from Keene State College and a M.S. in internet engineering from Marlboro College in Brattleboro, VT.
Next, Bortolotto started with FSB in 2019 as VP, Commercial Loan Officer. He has over 12 years of experience in commercial lending having held similar roles with Citizens Bank and NBT Bank, NA. He is a graduate of the Pennsylvania Bankers Association School of Banking and Vermont & NH Bankers Association RMA School of Commercial Lending. Bortolotto also possesses a B.S. in finance and operations management from the University of Massachusetts (Amherst).
Paradis joined FSB in 2014 in the IT area before transitioning into the risk management department. She has over 19 years of experience, primarily in deposit operations and loan operations. Paradis received her BSA certification from the American Bankers Association (2019) and is a graduate of the Northern New England School of Banking.
Further, Gerry began her tenure with FSB in 2006 as a Teller and has advanced into other areas of the bank to include retail, electronic banking and IT. She has over 14 years of banking experience and is a certified Regulatory Vendor Program Manager. Gerry is also a graduate of the Northern New England School of Banking and New England College of Finance.
FSB welcomed Bisson to the team in 2014 as Contact Center & Online Branch Manager. Since then, she has been elevated into roles within deposit operations at the bank. She received accreditation as an ACH Professional from NACHA and holds certifications in health savings accounts and IRAs. Bisson is a graduate of the Northern New England School of Banking and holds a B.A. in Spanish from the University of New Hampshire.
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 throughout the Central Lakes Region and southern New Hampshire. Headquartered in Franklin, the Bank has offices in Bristol, Boscawen, Tilton, Gilford, Merrimack and Goffstown, as well as an office in Bedford for business lending. The Bank also offers investment, insurance and financial planning services through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Independence Financial Advisors. As a recognized leader in providing the latest in financial services technology, Franklin Savings Bank remains 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.