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Robert Fraser Elected as Treasurer of Massachusetts Bankers Association

Tuesday, May 10, 2022

North Adams, MA – Robert Fraser, President & CEO of MountainOne Bank has been elected as Treasurer of the Massachusetts Bankers Association (MBA) at its Annual Meeting. Founded in 1905, the MBA is the only Association representing FDIC-insured community, regional, and nationwide banks serving consumer and business clients across the Commonwealth.

“As a dynamic industry, it is essential that the Association have perspectives of banking leaders like Bob Fraser who provide expertise and experience that enables us to achieve our priorities of exceptional advocacy on Beacon Hill and in Washington, DC; high quality and timely training and education for professionals in the banking industry, and communications and services that help strengthen our members, according to MBA’s President and CEO Kathleen Murphy. “The market knowledge that Bob brings enables the Association to anticipate and respond to emerging banking needs and trends that help our members as they serve a very large consumer and business footprint across the Commonwealth.”

Fraser noted “As a current board member, I am pleased to now be elected as Treasurer of the Massachusetts Bankers Association, which has stood the test of time since its founding 117 years ago. Being involved with the MBA enables me to support access to economic opportunity and growth for our communities, while also working to strengthen the resiliency of the industry as a whole.”


The Massachusetts Bankers Association represents 120 commercial, savings, cooperative, and federal savings banks and savings and loan associations which hold nearly $579 billion in deposits in over 2,000 banking locations in Massachusetts. Member banks employ 72,000 professionals across the Commonwealth and in New England and collectively contribute more than $105 million annually to social agencies and charitable organizations in communities throughout Massachusetts. For more information, visit


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. 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).

Photo credit to Eric Korenman.

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