Westfield, MA— James C. Hagan, President and CEO of Westfield Bank, is pleased to announce the appointment of Jamie Garcia to Senior Vice President, Commercial Loan Officer. Her office is located at the bank’s Financial Services Center at 977 Farmington Avenue in West Hartford, CT. Garcia is responsible for Commercial Lending activities throughout Connecticut and will actively work with existing Commercial Lending, Cash Management, and Retail Banking teams in the state.
Prior to joining Westfield Bank, Garcia served as Senior Vice President, Relationship Manger with People’sUnited Bank, and previously held various lending roles with Citizens Bank. She holds a bachelor’s degree in management and a Master of Business Administration from Bentley University.
“We are excited to welcome Jamie to our growing team in Connecticut,” said James Hagan, President and CEO. “With her extensive lending experience in the Connecticut market, she is the perfect fit to helpWestfield Bank build business relationships and grow our presence in the nutmeg state.” Garcia serves on the Finance Committee of Nutmeg Big Brother Big Sister. She resides in Southington, CT.
About Westfield Bank
Westfield Bank, headquartered in Westfield, Massachusetts, is a federally chartered savings bank organized in 1853 and is the largest publicly traded bank headquartered in Western Massachusetts. The Bank is a full-servicecommunity-oriented financial institution offering a complete range of commercial and retail products and services. Currently, the Bank has twenty-five branch offices, fifty-one ATMs, and an additional thirty seasonal ATMs and serves Hampden and Hampshire counties in Western Massachusetts and Hartford and Tolland counties in Northern Connecticut. The Bank’s middle market and commercial real estate lending team is based in Springfield, Massachusetts, and has a general regulatory limit on loans to one borrower of $37.1 million. As of March 31, 2022, the Bank employed 331 full and part-time employees, had $2.6 billion in total assets, $1.9 billion in its loan portfolio, and $2.3 billion in total deposits. The Bank is regulated by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency. As a member of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), the Bank’s deposits are insured up to the maximum FDIC insurance coverage limits. To learn more, visit the bank’s website at www.westfieldbank.com