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Country Bank Appoints New Corporators

June 9, 2022 – Country Bank, a full-service financial institution serving Central and Western Massachusetts announced the appointment of 16 new Corporators from local businesses within the communities it serves at its annual meeting held at the Publick House in Sturbridge on Monday, June 6, 2022.

Newly appointed Corporators include:


Grace Barone resides in Ludlow and is the Director of the East of the River Five Town Chamber of Commerce.


Kelly Tufaro Bartholomew resides in Holden and is a Certified Public Accountant at Marcum LLP.


Heather A. Bean resides in Hampden and is an eCommerce IT PM/Tech Expert at Nestle.


Ashley M. Clark resides in Ware and is the Vice President of Marketing & Sales at Quirk Wire Company, Inc.


Debra E. Cusson resides in Hampden and is the Owner of Spartan Auto Care Center.


Keshawn Dodds resides in Springfield and is the Executive Director at the Boys & Girls Club Family Center.


Anthony C. Frasco resides in Southwick and is the Vice President of Corporate Sales & Marketing at Quality Beverage.


Ivon Gois resides in Worcester and is the President at Gois Broadcasting.


Russell H. Haims resides in Worcester and is the Owner and Real Estate Investor at Hampton Properties, LLC.


Cherisa C. Hernandez resides in Oxford and is a Middle/Secondary Clinical Professor at Worcester State.


Amie G. Miarecki resides in East Longmeadow and is the Executive Director at Christopher Heights of Belchertown.


Richard P. Morris, Jr. resides in Sudbury and is the Chief Information Officer at Linedata.


Charles F. Norton resides in Dover and is the President at Franklin Realty Advisors, Inc.


Jasmine Jina Ortiz resides in Worcester and is the Founder & Principal CEO at HestiaLIVING.


Joseph R. Searles resides in Southwick and is the President at International Container Company LLC.


Erin E. Wynne resides in Hardwick and is the Assistant Head of School for Institutional Advancement at Eagle Hill School in Hardwick.


“While each of our markets offer a unique value proposition, we are adding strategic business professionals throughout the region to help us focus our efforts on the areas that will provide the bank with the greatest growth opportunities,” stated Paul Scully, President and CEO of Country Bank. “We are excited to have these new dedicated and experienced business professionals join us. Together, we look forward to the future with great optimism, continued success and making a difference in the lives of our customers, communities and team members.”


About Country Bank

Country Bank is one of the most highly capitalized mutual savings banks in the Commonwealth offering full-service consumer and commercial banking services. Country Bank serves Central and Western Massachusetts with 14 offices in Ware, Palmer, West Brookfield, Brimfield, Belchertown, Wilbraham, Ludlow, Leicester, Paxton, Charlton, Springfield and Worcester. Country Bank is a member of FDIC, DIF and the SUM network. Country Bank can be reached at 800-322-8233 or online at