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MountainOne Announces Employee Career Advancements

Monday, March 7, 2022

North Adams, MA – MountainOne, a full service financial institution headquartered in the Berkshires with offices on Boston’s South Shore, is proud to announce the promotions of six valued employees.

“We are happy to celebrate the career advancements of these individuals, and recognize their dedication, strong work ethic, accomplishments, and commitment to MountainOne,” said Robert Fraser, MountainOne President and Chief Executive Officer.

MountainOne Bank Employee Promotions:

Lucille Weare

Lucille Weare has been appointed Vice President, Branch Operations Liaison Officer. In this newly created role, Lucille will be responsible for developing and implementing policy and operational procedures throughout MountainOne’s branch network.  She will also manage the operational training for all frontline branch staff, as well as being the Community Banking liaison with both the Deposit Operations and IT teams.

Randy BurdickRandy Burdick has been promoted to Regional Community Banking Officer—Berkshires. In his new role, Randy will manage the Community Banking Officers in Berkshire County, as well as the overall performance of Community Banking in the Berkshires as it relates to deposit growth, operational efficiency, and community engagement. He will be hands on in each of the Berkshire branches to help support MountainOne’s strategy for growth, the development of staff, as well as driving operational and customer service excellence in the Berkshires.

Jacob PhillipsJacob Phillips has joined MountainOne’s Commercial Lending team after previously serving as the Community Banking Officer at MountainOne’s Williamstown branch. Jake’s initial focus as a new Commercial Loan Officer will be to oversee a portion of the Bank’s commercial loan portfolio and support the Berkshire based commercial lending team of Steve Munger and Dick Kelly. With a history of extensive involvement in the local community, and with the support of the Community Banking teams in the Berkshires, Jake’s responsibilities will include growing relationships with local businesses.

Erik RayErik Ray has been promoted to Community Banking Officer of our flagship office in North Adams. Erik will be responsible for the management of the North Adams team and will focus on overall customer growth, operations, and community engagement in the North Adams market.

Sara ArguetaSara Argueta has been promoted to Community Banking Officer in our Williamstown branch. In her new role, Sara will be responsible for the day-to-day management of the Williamstown branch and team members, as well as being a point person for community engagement in the Williamstown market.

Erin GalvinErin Galvin has been promoted to Community Banking Officer in our Quincy branch. Erin will manage the Quincy team and be responsible for overall customer growth, operations, and community engagement in the Quincy market.



MountainOne is a mutual holding company headquartered in North Adams, MA. Founded in 1848, MountainOne Bank provides a complete array of personal and business banking and electronic services. MountainOne Bank is Member FDIC and Member DIF. MountainOne Insurance provides personal and business insurance, bonding services, and group benefits solutions. The financial advisors of MountainOne Investments offer securities and advisory services to individuals and businesses through Commonwealth Financial Network®, Member FINRA/SIPC, a Registered Investment Adviser. Fixed insurance products and services offered through CES Insurance Agency or MountainOne Investments. MountainOne Bank is not a registered broker-dealer or Registered Investment Adviser. MountainOne Bank and MountainOne Insurance are not affiliated with Commonwealth. Products and services are offered at full service offices in the Berkshires (Pittsfield, North Adams, Williamstown) and on Boston’s South Shore (Quincy, Rockland, Scituate). MountainOne Investments’ main office is located at 85 Main Street, Suite 100, North Adams, MA 01247. (413) 664-4025

Insurance and Investments are not insured by the FDIC and are not deposits or other obligations of, or guaranteed by, any depository institution. Funds are subject to investment risks, including possible loss of principal investment.

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