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Country Bank Welcomes Melissa Stefanowich, Retail Banking Officer

January 24, 2022- Country Bank, a full-service financial institution serving central and western Massachusetts, is pleased to announce that Melissa Stefanowich has joined its Retail Banking Division. Stefanowich, who resides in Chicopee, has been in the retail banking industry for fourteen years and is an experienced leader who will serve Western Massachusetts in her new role at Country Bank.

Melissa joins Country Bank from Westfield Bank where she was a Retail Banking Officer, Branch
Manager and Mortgage Specialist. She was responsible for the leadership and management of
branch service, sales, operations and team development. Melissa worked for Chicopee Savings
Bank for 8 years before they merged in 2016 with Westfield Bank. She is a supporter of the
Huntington’s Disease Society of America and Junior Achievement of Western Massachusetts.

“I look forward to creating long-lasting relationships at Country Bank with my customers and
coworkers. I am passionate about building connections and helping others succeed,” stated

“We are thrilled to welcome Melissa to the Retail Banking team; her experience in Retail Banking, combined with her Community Engagement make her a perfect fit for Country Bank. We look forward to Melissa’s enthusiasm and dedication representing Country Bank, and supporting our iSTEP Corporate Values of Integrity, Service, Teamwork, Excellence and Prosperity, and we are pleased that she has chosen Country Bank to be her Employer of Choice,” stated Miriam Siegel, First Senior Vice President, Human Resources.

Melissa looks forward to connecting with the local community and can be reached at or 413-277-2341.

About Country Bank
Country Bank is a full-service mutual community bank serving central and western Massachusetts with 14 offices in Ware, Palmer, West Brookfield, Brimfield, Belchertown, Wilbraham, Ludlow, Leicester, Paxton, Charlton and Worcester. Country Bank is a member of FDIC, DIF and the SUM network. Country Bank can be reached at 800-322-8233 or on line at