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Country Bank Welcomes New Commercial Lender

Ware, MA – February 24, 2021 – Country Bank, a full-service financial institution serving central and western Massachusetts, is pleased to announce that Seth Arvanites has joined their Commercial Lending Division.  Arvanites, who resides in Belchertown, has been in the commercial lending industry for 22 years. He came to Country Bank from Peoples United and earned a Bachelor’s Degree in both Political Science and Geography from Syracuse University.

“The best part of this role is getting to meet, learn about, and serve the people and businesses in the community. The great people I’ve worked with over the years instilled in me the value of kindness, responsiveness, flexibility and teamwork,” stated Arvanites. “I’m excited for the opportunity and I look forward to getting to know my clients and teammates.”

“We are excited to welcome Seth to the Commercial Banking Team at Country Bank. Seth’s commitment to a high level of customer service is evident, and we are excited for him to begin working as a partner with our business customers to enhance their businesses and the communities they serve.  Seth’s trusted approach to Commercial Banking aligns with the Bank’s iSTEPCorporate Values of Integrity, Service, Teamwork, Excellence and Prosperity, and we are pleased that he has chosen Country Bank to be his Employer of Choice,” stated Miriam Siegel, First Senior Vice President, Human Resources.

Seth can be reached at or at 413-277-2106.


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 online at