Franklin Savings Bank is pleased to welcome Patrick Loveless to its team as Branch Manager of the Merrimack Office located at 1 Dobson Way. In his new role, he will be responsible for coaching and operational initiatives for his team, as well as ensure our customers receive an exceptional experience during their interactions with the staff.

Loveless brings eight years of branch management experience to his position, having served in similar roles as SVP, Senior District Manager, with Associated Bank based in Chicago, IL, as well as VP, Regional Manager, and AVP, Branch Manager, with Citizens Bank in the Chicago, IL market. He also has a business degree from San Diego Century School of Business.

Joe Thornton, SVP, Retail Banking Officer, commented, “Patrick brings many years of management experience in both the banking and retail industries to his new role with us. His strong leadership skills will be instrumental in guiding his team to meet strategic goals for our Merrimack office. We are pleased to have him as a member of our retail team.”

Loveless’ civic contributions include involvement with Foglia YMCA of Metro Chicago as a board member and as a member of Junior Achievement located in Chicago, IL.

“The experience customers receive at Franklin Savings Bank is very much like you would expect from a true community bank with 150 years of serving its communities,” stated Patrick Loveless. “The customer experience is truly the most important part of the bank’s success. We can offer our customers everything a big bank can, but with more personalized service; a huge differentiator for a community bank. I look forward to serving the residents and businesses in the greater Merrimack market.”

Loveless and his family reside in Nashua, NH. He enjoys watching his son play football and likes coaching youth sports to include football, basketball and baseball.

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, Goffstown and Merrimack, as well as an office in Bedford for lending activities. Franklin Savings Bank also offers investment, insurance and financial planning services through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Independence Financial Advisors, from offices in Franklin, Bedford, Gilford, Nashua, Rochester, Merrimack and Goffstown, New Hampshire. 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.

You can learn more about Franklin Savings Bank by calling 1.800.372.4445, or visiting, or following the bank on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and YouTube.