Press Release

MountainOne Bank Expands North Shore Commercial Lending Team

Monday, August 7, 2017

Christopher KucharDanvers, MA – Tim Rhuda, Senior Vice President of Commercial Lending for MountainOne Bank, has announced the addition of Christopher Kuchar to the position of Vice President and Team Leader for Commercial Lending at MountainOne’s Danvers location.

According to Rhuda, “Chris brings nearly 20 years of commercial lending experience to our growing team. His focus on sales, his market knowledge, and his expertise with portfolio management will help us to continue to grow our commercial lending presence on Boston’s north shore.”

As Vice President and Team Leader, Kuchar has responsibility for expansion of MountainOne’s north shore commercial loan portfolio, as well as for team adherence to established commercial lending policies.

Prior to joining MountainOne Bank, Kuchar served in roles of increasing responsibility on the commercial lending teams for several Boston-based banks, serving the metro Boston, north shore, southern New Hampshire, and Merrimack Valley markets. He specializes in commercial real estate construction, commercial real estate mortgage, commercial & industrial, and small business lending.

Kuchar holds an Associate of Science degree from Northern Essex Community College, and a Bachelor of Science degree from Salem State College. In the community, he currently serves as varsity hockey coach at Andover High School, and previously volunteered as assistant varsity hockey coach at both North Andover and Haverhill High Schools. He is a board member of the Lazarus House Golf Tournament, participates in the annual Lungstrong ride to fight lung cancer and fund research, and volunteers with Our Neighbor’s Table.

About MountainOne

MountainOne is a mutual holding company headquartered in North Adams, MA. Founded in 1848, MountainOne Bank has assets of over $850 million, and provides a complete array of personal and business banking and electronic services. MountainOne Insurance provides personal and business insurance, bonding services, and group benefits solutions. MountainOne Investments provides individual investment services and group financial benefit plans (financial professionals offering securities and advisory services through Commonwealth Financial Network®, Member FINRA/SIPC, a Registered Investment Advisor). Products are offered at full service offices in the Berkshires (Pittsfield, North Adams, Williamstown), Boston South (Quincy, Rockland, Scituate), and Boston North (Danvers).