Franklin Savings Bank is pleased to announce the addition of Michael Hawkes, Vice President, Commercial Loan Officer, to its commercial lending team. He brings over 20 years of experience to his role in all types of commercial lending. Hawkes most recently was a Commercial Loan Officer with Bar Harbor Bank & Trust. In his new role, he will focus on cultivating relationships in the southern region of the state and will be located at the bank’s commercial lending office in Bedford, NH.
“We are pleased to welcome Mike to our commercial lending team,” said Jim DuBois, SVP, Senior Loan Officer. “He brings a wealth of experience to his role and has spent many years developing relationships with business customers in the southern region. His expertise and experience will be a wonderful addition to our team and we are glad to have him on board.”
Hawkes added, “I look forward to helping businesses and real estate professionals achieve their respective goals, and welcome the opportunity to work for a bank that is deeply entrenched in the communities it serves.”
Hawkes graduated from Babson College in Wellesley, MA and resides in Merrimack, NH with his wife and two sons. In his free time, he enjoys golf, basketball, fishing and watching professional sports.
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.