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.


Employees of the Month – March 2017

Congratulations to Personal Banker II Neveen Bakhet at our Natick office and HR Coordinator Dianne Evans on their selection as this month’s Employees of the Month.

Neveen was selected for her leadership and teamwork. Diane was selected for her success training a new department employee.

Neveen Bakhet (left) and Dianne Evans

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.