Franklin Savings Bank is pleased to welcome Mary Jane Ricker to the role of SVP, Commercial Loan Officer within its commercial lending group. A veteran banker, Ricker brings over 41 years of banking experience, most recently as EVP, Chief Lending Officer at Millyard Bank located in Nashua, NH. In her role, she will focus on developing relationships with businesses in the greater Concord area to assist them with their financing needs.
“Mary Jane brings a tremendous amount of expertise and experience to her role, particularly in the greater Concord market where she has spent many years cultivating relationships,” said Jim Dubois, EVP, Senior Loan Officer. “She is highly regarded by many businesses with whom she has worked with throughout her career. We are thrilled to have her on board with us.”
Ricker holds an associate’s degree in business administration from Southern New Hampshire University. In addition, she is a graduate of the ABA Graduate School of Banking, ABA Commercial Lending School, as well as Leadership New Hampshire.
An active member of the community, Ricker has volunteered her time to serve on several civic boards over the years. Currently, she is a board member and chair of the scholarship committee for the Concord Kiwanis Club. She is former chair of the board for United Way, and a former board member for Capital Region Food Program, Family Strength and the Northern New England School of Banking. She was also involved with the Small Business Administration’s Boots for Business – a program for veterans.
When asked what attracted Ricker to the bank, she commented, “I like the fact that Franklin Savings Bank is a mutual bank with a long history of supporting the local community, in addition to assisting individuals and businesses with their banking needs. In fact, the bank was recognized in 2021 by the NH Business Finance Authority for their support of the revitalization of downtown Franklin. I am really impressed by their strong support of the local community.”
Ricker enjoys spending time with her family and traveling. She resides in Chichester with her husband.
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.