Chamberlain promoted to Vice President at MutualOne Bank

Frank ChamberlainFrank W. Chamberlain of Holliston, MA has been promoted to vice president at MutualOne Bank according to an announcement by Mark R. Haranas, president and CEO.

In his position, Chamberlain will be responsible for managing the Bank’s commercial credit department including new loan underwriting and portfolio management.

Chamberlain joined MutualOne Bank in 2003 and most recently served as assistant vice president and credit officer. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Babson College, and is currently enrolled in the New England School of Financial Studies.

He serves as chair of the Holliston Community Preservation Committee, is a member of the Holliston Historical Commission, and is a troop committee member for Holliston’s Boy Scout Troop 73.

Santos promoted to AVP of Clients Services and Electronic Banking at MutualOne Bank

Clarice D. Santos of Framingham, MA has been promoted to assistant vice president of client services and electronic banking at MutualOne Bank according to an announcement by Mark R. Haranas, president and CEO.

In her new role, Santos will oversee the Bank’s online banking system to ensure its day-to-day performance. She will also oversee the implementation of new platforms, upgrades, and enhancements.

Santos joined MutualOne Bank in 2008 and most recently served as manager of electronic banking. She is a graduate of Framingham High School and Framingham State University, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration.

 

Gilroy promoted to VP of Information Technology at MutualOne Bank

George Gilroy of Natick, MA has been promoted to vice president of information technology (IT) at MutualOne Bank according to an announcement by Mark R. Haranas, president and CEO.

In his new position, Gilroy will provide support for new products, ensure system integrity and recommend program changes to more efficiently and effectively support services offered by the Bank.

Gilroy joined MutualOne Bank in 2012 and most recently served as assistant vice president and technology officer. He has previous technology experience as a systems engineer with John Hancock Financial Services, and as a Windows administrator with both MODIS IT and IBM. He is a graduate of the New England School of Financial Studies.

 

Kennedy promoted to First Vice President of Retail Banking at MutualOne Bank

Gregory Kennedy of Goffstown, NH has been promoted to first vice president of retail banking at MutualOne Bank according to an announcement by Mark R. Haranas, president and CEO.

In his new position, Kennedy will have overall responsibility for the Bank’s retail and electronic banking network, including the implementation of strategies and establishment of goals to achieve growth, profit, and operational efficiency.

Kennedy joined the Bank in January 2016 as vice president of retail banking. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Management from LeMoyne College and a master’s degree from the University of Phoenix.

 

Our Foundation awards $10K to new behavioral health partnership program

Mark R. Haranas, president and CEO of MutualOne Bank and a MutualOne Charitable Foundation trustee, announced today that the Foundation has awarded $10,000 to Advocates in support of Behavioral Health Partners of MetroWest (BHPMW), a new partnership formed by Advocates, South Middlesex Opportunity Council, and Wayside Youth and Family Support Network.

According to Diane E. Gould, president and CEO of Advocates, BHPMW will serve as a single point of entry into the full continuum of behavioral health and social services operated by the three Framingham-based nonprofit agencies.

“This new program, with its single point of entry, will make it easier for individuals and families in the MetroWest area to access the behavioral health and social services offered by the three agencies, and to coordinate their specific care needs,” said Haranas. “We are pleased to be able to help initiate this new program, and to support the goal of improved health outcomes for those in need of the services provided by these three agencies.”

Advocates check presentation

Celebrating MutualOne Charitable Foundation’s $10,000 grant to support a new behavioral health access program are Jeff Handler, SMOC Division Director of Behavioral Health Services; Anne Pelletier Parker, Behavioral Health Partners of MetroWest Executive Director and Advocates Senior Vice President; Andrea Saltzman, Wayside Youth and Family Support Network Vice President of Community Services and Jean Hoskins, manager of MutualOne Bank’s Lincoln Street, Framingham office.

Checking for Charity at MutualOne Bank supports A Place To Turn

Checking For Charity Logo

Steven M. Sousa, executive vice president and chief operating officer of MutualOne Bank, announced today that the Bank’s Checking for Charity initiative in 2017 will benefit A Place To Turn food pantry.

Each year, through our Checking for Charity promotion, MutualOne donates $10 to a designated local charity with the opening of each new personal or business checking account.

Since its introduction in 2008, the MutualOne Bank Checking for Charity promotion has benefited Natick Historical Society, Framingham History Center, Framingham Public Library, Morse Institute Library, Callahan Senior Center, Natick Community-Senior Center, Framingham High School, Natick High School, the Natick Veterans Relief Fund, Buddy Dog Humane Society, Ovations for a Cure, and the American Cancer Society. Click here to find out more about past donations.

MutualOne Foundation grants $10K for ACCEPT Learning Center play area

Steven M. Sousa, executive vice president and chief operating officer of MutualOne Bank and a MutualOne Charitable Foundation trustee, announced today that the Foundation has awarded $10,000 to ACCEPT Education Collaborative, a nonprofit educational organization that serves students with disabilities from a number of MetroWest school districts including Natick and Framingham.

The grant will provide for a universally accessible poured rubber surface to create an outdoor play environment at the new ACCEPT Learning Center to be located at 4 Tech Circle in Natick. The play space will provide safe access for wheelchairs and children with physical challenges.

“We support the ACCEPT goal of allowing students to maximize opportunities and minimize disabilities at the new Learning Center,” said Sousa. “The new outdoor play space will be accessible to children of all abilities, and the Foundation is pleased to help make that happen.”

ACCEPT Education Collaborative check presentation

Celebrating MutualOne Charitable Foundation’s $10,000 grant to ACCEPT Education Collaborative are Executive Director Marcia Berkowitz and Mobolaji Omisore, manager of MutualOne Bank’s Natick office.

Golden Tones awarded $3K grant from MutualOne Foundation

Golden Tones Chorus logo, linking to the Golden Tones Chorus websiteRobert P. Lamprey, chairman of the MutualOne Charitable Foundation, has announced a $3,000 Foundation grant to the Golden Tones chorus. Now in its 28th season, Golden Tones chorus provides engaging musical entertainment at senior citizen facilities, schools, faith communities, and public events throughout the MetroWest area.

“The entertainers and audiences alike are enlivened by these performances,” said Lamprey. “We are pleased to help bring this enriching entertainment to as many audiences as possible.”

MutualOne Bank’s Checking for Charity campaign earns $4,200 for Natick Historical Society

Steven M. Sousa, executive vice president and chief operating officer of MutualOne Bank, announced today that the Bank has awarded $4,200 to benefit the Natick Historical Society. The award was made at the conclusion of the Bank’s most recent Checking for Charity initiative, which promised a $10 donation to be shared equally by the Natick Historical Society and the Framingham History Center for every new personal or business checking account opened during the promotion.

“I would like to extend my warmest thanks to MutualOne Bank for their support of our operations this year,” stated Executive Director Aaron M. Dougherty. “This donation helps us to welcome Natick 3rd Grade classrooms for their annual field trip to our museum, organize public programming that explores our past and present, and assist guests in researching their community, homes, and family. MutualOne’s Checking for Charity campaign will enable us to continue carrying out our mission in 2017, making sure that Natick residents are reminded of what a special place Natick really is.”

Shown holding the ceremonial check for MutualOne Bank’s donation to the Natick Historical Society are (l/r) Aaron M. Dougherty, executive director of Natick Historical Society and Mobolaji Omisore, MutualOne Bank’s Natick branch manager.

MutualOne Foundation to sponsor SPARK Kindness ‘Resiliency’ program

Spark Kindness logo, linking to spark kindness websiteThe MutualOne Charitable Foundation has awarded a $9,500 grant to SPARK Kindness in Natick as the Premier Corporate Sponsor of the nonprofit’s 2017-18 “Resilient Parent, Resilient Child” speaker series. The program is designed to empower and assist community members by supporting their social and emotional needs and fostering resilience and connection.

This is the third consecutive year the Foundation has provided funding to help ensure the ongoing success of the program.

“The increasing popularity of the speaker series presented by SPARK Kindness indicates how extremely beneficial the program is for families from a broad range of MetroWest communities,” said Robert P. Lamprey, who chairs the MutualOne Charitable Foundation. “We are pleased to support such an impactful program.”