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Kingston, MA, United States, 2007/02/02 - Frietas will be based out of the Bank’s new office in Dartmouth, MA that features a host of nontraditional amenities and modern services complimenting the bank's longstanding reputation for stability, security and community commitment.
Bristol County Savings Bank has announced the appointment of Paula Freitas as Assistant Vice President/Regional Branch Administrator at their distinctive new state-of-the-art branch office located on Route 6 in Dartmouth, MA, minutes from New Bedford and Fall River. Bristol County Savings Bank, a $1.2 billion mutual savings bank founded in 1846 and headquartered in Taunton, MA, has 10 offices in Eastern Massachusetts and Rhode Island.
With 25 years of experience in the banking industry, Freitas worked her way up the ladder, starting out as a teller at First Federal Savings Bank where she became a supervisor, and, ultimately, a branch manager. When Webster Bank acquired First Federal Savings Bank, Freitas was promoted to the position of Assistant Vice President at Webster.
“We’d like to welcome Paula to Bristol County Savings Bank, and look forward to having her head up our expert team of banking professionals at our new Dartmouth branch office,” notes Bristol County Savings CEO Dennis Kelly. “In addition to her extensive banking experience, Paula personally exemplifies our commitment to the South Coast community, as demonstrated by her leadership role as the Treasurer and Director of the New Bedford North End Business Association.”
Freitas is also a member of the New Bedford Chamber of Commerce. At Bristol County Savings Bank she will lead a staff of professionals who live and work in the South Coast area, offering customers a familiarity with the region that is underscored by their combined 120 years of banking experience. “I look forward to working with local residents and businesses, providing the best possible service for our customers.”
Freitas resides with her family in New Bedford, MA.
Bristol County Savings Bank
Bristol County Savings Bank is a full service financial institution offering commercial lending, personal and business banking, and mortgage services. The key words at Bristol County Savings Bank are: "Commitment, Stability, and Community," values that are combined with state-of-the-art technology to meet the needs of its customers. A dedicated local community bank for over 160 years, Bristol County Savings Bank is actively involved in giving back to all the communities it enters both through financial support and the volunteerism of their people.
Rich in architectural detail and distinctive design features, the new 4,228 square foot Bristol County Savings Bank office in Dartmouth offers customers such amenities as a coffee bar, self-service free coin counting machine, internet banking center and multi-media merchandising area.
The Main Office and Corporate headquarters of Bristol County Savings Bank are located on Broadway in Taunton, MA. For additional information please call 508-824-6626, or visit the website.