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MountainOne Bank Announces Community Banking Leadership Promotions

North Adams, MA – MountainOne, a full service financial institution headquartered in the Berkshires with offices on Boston’s South Shore, is proud to announce a new leadership structure for its retail banking operation that includes the promotion of three valued employees.

“This enhanced leadership structure in Community Banking positions us to best support our customers, our employees, and our communities via our team’s deep experience in banking, management and strategic growth,” said Robert Fraser, MountainOne President and Chief Executive Officer.

MountainOne Bank Employee Promotions:

Lucille Weare has been promoted to Vice President, Branch Operations Liaison and Regional Community Banking Officer. Lucille is responsible for developing and implementing policy and operational procedures throughout MountainOne’s branch network.  She also manages the operational training for all frontline branch staff, as well as being the Community Banking liaison with both the Deposit Operations and IT teams. Her broadened responsibilities will now include day-to-day oversight of the South Shore branches, including human capital management. Lucille is an active community volunteer, including supporting financial literacy and outreach in Quincy Public Schools. She lives in Quincy with her family.

Randy Burdick has been promoted to Vice President, Regional Community Banking Officer. Randy’s focus will be strategic leadership within Community Banking, operations management, sales leadership, and human capital management in the Berkshires. Randy has been recognized for supporting the strategic growth of his staff, as well as product development and sales management. He has over 17 years of experience in leadership roles in banking. Randy serves on the Board of Elder Services of the Berkshires, and lives in Cheshire with his family. 

Jill Amato has been promoted to Senior Vice President, Marketing & Community Banking Officer. Jill joined MountainOne in 2018 as Senior Vice President and Marketing Officer, bringing with her over 15 years of marketing expertise within the financial services industry. In this role, Jill has been responsible for the strategy and oversight of all marketing programs and initiatives at MountainOne. Most recently, Jill’s management role has been expanded to include the strategic direction and oversight of Community Banking for MountainOne. 

Jill has led the strategy and development of the award-winning MountainOne brand campaign which launched in 2019. The brand, developed with MountainOne’s creative partner, HATCH the Agency, earned six awards from the Service Industry Advertising Awards (SIAA) and three awards from the New England Financial Marketing Association (NEFMA) in 2020.  Jill serves on the Board of Directors of the South Shore Chamber of Commerce, Habitat for Humanity of Greater Plymouth, and serves as treasurer of the Kingston Parent Teacher Organization (KPTO). She resides on the South Shore with her husband and three children in Kingston, MA. 

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. 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 Bank is Member FDIC and Member DIF. MountainOne Insurance provides personal and business insurance, bonding services, and group benefits solutions.

MountainOne Investments offers securities and advisory services through Commonwealth Financial Network®, member FINRA/SIPC, a Registered Investment Adviser. MountainOne Investment Group and MountainOne Bank are not a registered broker-dealer or Registered Investment Adviser. MountainOne Bank and Commonwealth are separate and unaffiliated entities. MountainOne Investments’ main office is at 85 Main Street, Suite 100, North Adams, MA 01247. (413) 664-4025

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