HOLYOKE, MA (November 23, 2020) – PeoplesBank has announced the following key promotions.
Christina Bordeau has been promoted to Assistant Vice President, Banking Center Manager for the High Street, Holyoke location. Ms. Bordeau has more than 24 years of financial services and banking experience having served in various retail banking roles.
A resident of Chicopee, Ms. Bordeau attended Springfield Technical Community College where she had a concentration in finance and business management. Her volunteer services includes serving on the board of directors for the Gray House, on the executive committee of the Chicopee Comprehensive High School Friends of Football, as a committee member for Credit for Life, as a financial literacy volunteer for the St. Joan of Arc School, and as chair and bookkeeper for the St. Rose De Lima Church bingo committee.
Michael Gay has been promoted to Vice President, Banking Center Manager for the Amherst location. Mr. Gay has more than 20 years of retail and banking experience.
A resident of Chicopee, Mr. Gay’s volunteer services includes serving as Vice President of Amherst Area Chamber of Commerce, as a big brother for Big Brothers Big Sisters of San Diego, as a volunteer for the Therapeutic Equestrian Center, as a volunteer and fundraising Team Captain for JDRF, and as a volunteer for Socks for the Homeless of San Diego.
Jacquelyn Guzie has been promoted to Vice President and Regional Manager. Ms. Guzie has more than 20 years of financial services and banking experience having served in various retail banking roles including managing the Suffield Banking Center.
A resident of West Suffield, Ms. Guzie holds a Bachelor of Science in business administration as well as an Associate of Science in business administration from the New England College of Business and Finance in Boston, Massachusetts.
Ms. Guzie is currently a board of director for Suffield Volunteer Ambulance Association as well as a volunteer emergency medical technician. Ms. Guzie has also served as Treasurer of the Suffield Chamber of Commerce and as President of the Suffield Rotary Club.
Clare Ladue was promoted to Vice President and Regional Manager for the Holyoke region. Ms. Ladue has more than 25 years of financial services and banking experience, having served in banking center management, administration, and commercial lending. She previously served as Banking Center Manager for the Hadley Banking Center and was promoted to Assistant Vice President, Regional Manager, in 2019.
A resident of Palmer, Ms. Ladue completed course work at the New England School of Financial Studies and earned a Commercial Lending Certificate from the Massachusetts Bankers Association.
Ms. Ladue’s volunteer service includes serving as an executive committee member of the Quaboag Hills Chamber of Commerce and on the Town of Ware 250th Anniversary Committee, as well as volunteering for the West Springfield Partners for Education, Baystate Mary Lane Walk of Champions, Junior Achievement, Rays of Hope and Lorraine’s Soup Kitchen.
Aneta Lombardi was promoted to Finance Officer. Ms. Lombardi has more than 15 years of financial services and banking experience including serving in various positions in the finance division, most recently as Financial Analyst.
A resident of Ludlow, Ms. Lombardi holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the Academy of Economics and Business in Poznan, Poland and a master’s degree in accounting from Western New England University.
Nicole Nelson was promoted to Banking Center Manager at its Windsor Locks location. Ms. Nelson has more than eight years of banking experience, including serving as Assistant Manager of both the East Longmeadow and Windsor Locks Banking Centers.
A resident of East Windsor, Ms. Nelson has completed several courses with the Center of Financial Training, working toward completing her management certificate. She is a volunteer with the Bradley Chamber of Commerce and the Windsor Locks Public Schools Book Buddy program.
Steve Parastatidis was promoted to First Vice President, Commercial Banking. Mr. Parastatidis has 16 years of banking experience.
A resident of Hampden, Mr. Parastatidis is a graduate of Western New England University with a bachelor’s degree in finance.
He is a member of the Legislative Steering Committee and the Energy, Infrastructure, and Environmental Subcommittee of the Springfield Regional Chamber.
Brenda Rodriguez was promoted to Assistant Vice President, Banking Center Manager of the Chicopee location. Mrs. Rodriguez has more than 14 years of financial services and banking experience, having served in various retail banking roles including most recently as Banking Center Manager for the St. James Avenue Banking Center in Springfield.
A resident of Springfield, Mrs. Rodriguez holds a degree from Holyoke Community College. Her volunteer services includes Christina’s House, Credit for Life, and the East Springfield Neighborhood Council Community Fair.
Danielle Rosario was promoted to Vice President, Banking Center Manager, for the Chicopee location. Ms. Rosario has more than 17 years of banking experience.
A Chicopee native, Danielle’s volunteer service includes serving on the board of directors for the Chicopee Chamber of Commerce and on the organization’s membership and nominating committees. She also teaches financial literacy at local non-profit organizations and volunteers at the Downtown Get Down, Halloween Spooktacular, and Holiday Tree Lighting ceremonies.
About: PeoplesBank is a leader in innovation, corporate responsibility, environmental sustainability, and employee engagement. Our three LEED® certified offices are environmentally friendly, and we have financed more than $188 million in wind, hydroelectric, and solar energy projects.
As the largest community bank in the market, we have a unique ability to help the communities we serve through volunteer efforts and millions of dollars in donations to charitable and civic causes. Our associates devote an average of 10,000 hours to volunteer work each year, and 48 of the bank’s officers serve on the boards of directors and committees of 115 nonprofit organizations in the area.
PeoplesBank is a mutual bank and therefore responsible to our depositors, employees, and the community. This organizational structure allows us to focus on the long-term viability of the bank and the best interests of our customers. We currently have 20 banking centers located in Massachusetts and Connecticut.