Franklin Savings Bank is pleased to announce the promotions of Jim DuBois to EVP, Senior Loan Officer, and Joe Thornton to EVP, Chief Administrative Officer.
“This is a wonderful honor for Jim and Joe, and I am pleased to recognize them both for their contributions to the bank over the years,” noted Brian Bozak, President & COO. “They are truly dedicated to our customers and communities, and I wish them continued success in their elevated roles.”
DuBois has been with the bank since 2014 in the role of SVP, Senior Loan Officer. He has oversight of the commercial lending, residential lending and credit departments. A veteran banker with over 40 years of industry experience, he has a BS in business administration from Plymouth State University. DuBois is a former member of the board of directors for Franklin Business & Industrial Development Corporation, Capital Regional Development Council, Boys & Girls Club of Greater Nashua, and the Salvation Army of Nashua. Further, he coached youth sports in Franklin for many years where he resides with his wife of over 50 years.
Thornton began his career with FSB in 1992 as a Teller Supervisor before transitioning into other key positions in retail and human resources over a career spanning more than 30 years. In his elevated role, he will have oversight of administrative operations for retail, human resources, deposit operations, risk management and facilities. Thornton has a BS in business administration from Southern NH University in Manchester, NH. He also serves on the board of directors for the NH Public Deposit Investment Pool. He resides in Sanbornton with his wife.
Established in 1869, Franklin Savings Bank is an independent, mutually-owned community bank, offering an array of commercial lending, personal banking and investment services. The Bank also offers investment, insurance and financial planning services through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Independence Financial Advisors. 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.