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Florence Bank Names Matthew Pittenger a Recipient of its President’s Award


FLORENCE—Florence Bank announced that Matthew Pittenger, of Westfield, was recently selected as a recipient of its President’s Award.

The President’s Award was established by the bank in 1995, affording employees the annual opportunity to nominate their peers for this prestigious honor that recognizes outstanding performance, customer service and overall contribution to Florence Bank. Pittenger was nominated by numerous colleagues.

Pittenger is the senior information technology specialist at the main headquarters in Florence and has worked at Florence Bank for six years. He holds a bachelor’s degree in computer science from University of Massachusetts Amherst. Pittenger holds his Comptia A+ certification which is the industry standard for establishing careers in information technology and the preferred qualifying credential for technical support and operational roles.

Kevin R. Day, president and chief executive officer of Florence Bank said, “Matt is a perfect example of how hard work and determination truly pays off. His peers have praised his dedication, enthusiasm and the impressive skillset that he brings to the job each day. We’re happy to have Matt as part of our team, and the President’s Award is the perfect milestone to showcase his service to the bank.”


About Florence Bank

Florence Bank is a mutually-owned savings bank chartered in 1873. Currently, the bank serves the Pioneer Valley through 11 full-service branch locations in Florence, Northampton, Easthampton, Williamsburg, Amherst, Hadley, Belchertown, Granby, West Springfield and Springfield. Additionally, they offer 24 ATMs and a wide range of financial services including investment management through FSB Financial Group (FSBFG) to consumers and businesses. Florence Bank is consistently voted best local bank by the readers of the Valley Advocate and the Daily Hampshire Gazette.