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Regardless of your needs — personal or business banking, or investment and wealth planning — we are here to help you reach your financial goals. Use the tool below to search by department or name and connect with an experienced Chelsea Groton team member.

Executive Management Team

Anthony Joyce
Anthony Joyce

President and Chief Executive Officer

(860) 448-4107
Lori Dufficy
Lori Dufficy

EVP, Chief Experience and Engagement Officer

(860) 448-4184
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Alexander Masse

EVP, Chief of Operations and Innovation

(860) 823-4882
Michael Sheahan
Michael Sheahan

EVP, Chief Lending Officer

(860) 448-4110
Jessica Todd
Jessica Todd

EVP, Chief Financial Officer

(860) 823-4814
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Katherine Allingham

SVP, Chief Risk and Compliance Officer

(860) 823-4880
Rich Balestracci
Richard Balestracci

SVP, Commercial Lending Department Manager

(860) 448-4140
John Uyeki
John Uyeki

Financial Advisor, Osaic Institutions.; SVP, Director of Chelsea Groton Financial Services

(860) 572-4041
Larry Walker, Director of Technology
Larry Walker

SVP, Director of Technology

860-448-4270
Anne Wilkinson
Anne Wilkinson

SVP, Chief Human Resources Officer

(860) 448-4155

Administration

Anthony Joyce
Anthony Joyce

President and Chief Executive Officer

(860) 448-4107
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June Holaday

AVP, Assistant to the President, Chelsea Groton Foundation Secretary

(860) 448-4105

Cash Management Team

Lori Dufficy
Lori Dufficy

EVP, Chief Experience and Engagement Officer

(860) 448-4184
Alexis Kahn

FVP, Cash Management Sales Manager

(860) 448-4157
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Harry Colonis

VP, Business Development Officer

(860) 448-4269
Jen Willingham
Jennifer Willingham

AVP, Cash Management Officer

(860) 572-4036
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Mandy-Lyn Crispim

AT, Cash Management Officer

(860) 448-4231
Kelly Meakem Digital Banking Operations Manager
Kelly Meakem

AVP, Digital Banking Operations Manager

(860) 572-4059
Lauren Smith
Lauren Smith

Senior Digital Banking Operations Representative

(860) 448-4203

Commercial Lending Team

Rich Balestracci
Richard Balestracci

SVP, Commercial Lending Department Manager

(860) 448-4140
Melissa Bierowka
Melissa Bierowka

VP, Commercial Loan Officer

(860) 751-4526
Michael Hawes
Michael Hawes

VP, Commercial Loan Officer

(860) 448-4171
Dawn Sandvoss
Dawn Sandvoss

VP, Commercial Loan Officer

(860) 448-4181
Patty Startz, VP, Commercial Loan Officer in Commercial Lending
Patty Startz

VP, Commercial Loan Officer

(860) 823-4955
Lauren Vincent
Lauren Vincent

AS, Small Business Loan Officer

(860) 448-4162

Customer Care Team

Vira Fiore-Labrecque
Vira Fiore-Labrecque

AVP, Customer Care Center Manager

(860) 448-4200
Dee Houde

Customer Care Team Lead

(860) 448-4200
Tammy Williams

Customer Care Team Lead

(860) 448-4200
Caitlin Barker
Caitlin Barker

Senior Customer Care Specialist

(860) 448-4200
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Tristan Mallinson

Customer Care Specialist

(860) 448-4200
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Rafayel Wassef

Customer Care Specialist

(860) 448-4200
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Kayla Webb

Customer Care Specialist

(860) 448-4200
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Allyson Bastien

Customer Care Specialist

(860) 448-4200
Summer Ahern

Customer Care Specialist

1 (860) 448-4200
Alexandra McDonough

Customer Care Specialist

1 (860) 448-4200

Financial Services Team

Lori Dufficy
Lori Dufficy

EVP, Chief Experience and Engagement Officer

(860) 448-4184
John Uyeki
John Uyeki

Financial Advisor, Osaic Institutions.; SVP, Director of Chelsea Groton Financial Services

(860) 572-4041
Jen Eastbourne
Jennifer Eastbourne

Program Coordinator, Osaic Institutions, Inc.; VP, Chelsea Groton Financial Services

(860) 572-4040
Jim Elliott
Jim Elliott

Financial Advisor, Osaic Institutions, Inc.; VP, Chelsea Groton Financial Services

(860) 572-4039
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Bob Fradette

Financial Advisor, Osaic Institutions, Inc.; VP, Chelsea Groton Financial Services

(860) 572-4045
Paulette Retsinas
Paulette Retsinas

Financial Advisor, Osaic Institutions, Inc.; VP, Chelsea Groton Financial Services

(860) 572-4046
Al Dabiri

Financial Advisor, Osaic Institutions, Inc.; VP, Chelsea Groton Financial Services

(860) 500-6508
Osaic logo

Investment and insurance products and services are offered through Osaic Institutions, Inc., Member FINRA / SIPC. Chelsea Groton Financial Services is a trade name of Chelsea Groton Bank. Osaic Institutions and Chelsea Groton Bank are not affiliated. Products and services made available through Osaic Institutions are not insured by the FDIC or any other agency of the United States and are not deposits or obligations of nor guaranteed or insured by any bank or bank affiliate. These products are subject to investment risk, including the possible loss of value.

Check the background of this Osaic Institutions, Inc. investment professional at brokercheck.finra.org/

Human Resources

Anne Wilkinson
Anne Wilkinson

SVP, Chief Human Resources Officer

(860) 448-4155
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Carole Bull

Administrative Assistant

(860) 448-4103
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Tamela Higgins

FVP, Human Resources Manager

(860) 448-4156
Becky Jacoinski
Becky Jacoinski

AT, Benefits and Wellness Specialist

(860) 448-4182
Christine Lataille-Santiago

AS, Human Resources Specialist

(860) 448-4159
Headshot of Renee Simao, Talent Acquisition Specialist
Renee Simao

AT, Talent Acquisition Specialist

(860) 823-4925

Learning and Development

Headshot of Rebecca Magner the Learning and Development Manager
Rebecca Magner

AVP, Learning and Development Manager

Samantha Powden
Samantha Powden

AS, Learning and Development Specialist

(860) 448-4204

Marketing Team

Lori Dufficy
Lori Dufficy

EVP, Chief Experience and Engagement Officer

(860) 448-4184
Barb Curto
Barb Curto

FVP, Marketing Manager

(860) 448-4118
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Krissa Beene

AS, Marketing & Events Coordinator

(860) 448-4212
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Christen Brewer

AS, Digital Innovation & Design Specialist

(860) 448-4127
Miria Gray
Miria Gray

AVP, Community Education Officer

(860) 448-4236
Benna Miner, Marketing Communications Coordinator
Brenna Miner

Marketing Communications Coordinator

(860) 448-4264

Residential Lending Team

Michael Sheahan
Michael Sheahan

EVP, Chief Lending Officer

(860) 448-4110
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Matthew Morrell

FVP, Retail Lending Sales Manager

(860) 448-4167
Karen Bilodeau

Mortgage Specialist

(860) 934-1301
John Cassata, Mortgage Specialist in Residential Lending
John Cassata

Mortgage Specialist

(860) 572-4044
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Dana Chapel

AVP, Mortgage Specialist

(860) 448-4280
Beth Glynn
Beth Glynn

VP, Mortgage Specialist

(860) 448-4177
Jamie Goulas
Jamie Goulas

AS, Mortgage Specialist

(860) 823-4811
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Edwin Lobo

Mortgage Specialist

(860) 572-4085
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Michele Magowan

AT, Mortgage Specialist

(860) 448-4175
Daniela Ness, Retail Lending Sales Specialist, Residential Lending
Daniela Ness

AS, Retail Lending Sales Specialist

(860) 823-4910
Karen Stearns
Karen Stearns

AVP, Mortgage Specialist

(860) 448-4142
Rick Turner
Richard “Rick” Turner

AVP, Mortgage Specialist

(860) 823-4846
Luann Vinson
Luann Vinson

AS, Mortgage Specialist

(774) 836-0376

Retail Branch Management Team

Lori Dufficy
Lori Dufficy

EVP, Chief Experience and Engagement Officer

(860) 448-4184
Jean McGran
Jean McGran

FVP, Member Experience Market Manager

(860) 823-4871
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Melinda Burridge

VP, Regional Sales and Service Manager

(860) 572-4010
Marielle Winkelman
Marielle Winkelman

VP, Regional Sales and Service Manager

(860) 448-4256
Samantha Bazydlo

AT, Customer Solutions Manager, North Stonington

860-448-4253
Giusy Beaman
Giusy Beaman

AT, Branch Operations Manager

(860) 823-4926
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Nicole Goodrow

AT, Customer Solutions Manager, Norwichtown

(860) 823-4804
Penni Harlow
Penni Harlow

AVP, Customer Solutions Manager, Mystic

(860) 572-4011
Ana Healy
Ana Healy

AT, Retail Administrator and Skills Coach

(860) 572-4064
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Carleen Lee

AVP, Customer Solutions Manager, New London

(860) 448-4251
Kyle Main

AT, Customer Solutions Manager, Sprague

(860) 823-4843
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Regan Nichols

AVP, Customer Solutions Manager, Groton

(860) 572-4030
Deb O'Brien Customer Solutions Manager in the Pawcatuck Branch
Deborah O’Brien

AT, Customer Solutions Manager, Pawcatuck

(860) 823-4859
Kristen Scott Customer Solutions Manager in Center Groton
Kristen Scott

AVP, Customer Solutions Manager, Center Groton

(860) 448-4246
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Megan Susi

AT, Customer Solutions Manager, Salem

(860) 823-4940
Tori Heim
Tori Heim

AT, Customer Solutions Manager, Westside

(860) 572-4099
Edwin Cotto-Morales

Customer Solutions Manager, Norwich

(860) 448-4261

Video Banking Team

Dee Houde

Customer Care Team Lead

(860) 448-4200

Board of Trustees

Anthony Joyce
Anthony Joyce

President and Chief Executive Officer

(860) 448-4107
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D. Ben Benoit

President, PCW Management Center, LLC

Rodney A. Butler

Chairman of the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation

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Betsy Conway

Legal Consultant, Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation

Mary Ellen Jukoski, Ed.D.

President, Three Rivers Community College

Kim Cardinal
Kimberly Cardinal Piscatelli

Owner and Dealer Manager of Cardinal Honda

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B. Michael Rauh

Retired President and CEO, Chelsea Groton Bank

Thomas R. Switz

President, Switz Insurance and Real Estate

Corporators

Seymour Adelman
Dr. Michael Alfultis*
Louis E. Allen, Jr.
Alexis Ann
Carl Banks*
Edward Bartelli
D. Ben Benoit
Wilfred J. Blanchette Jr.
Mark E. Block
Ellen C. Brown
Allyn L. Brown III
Wendy Bury
Rodney Butler
Leo E. Butler, Jr.
Pietro Camardella
Dennis J. Cambria D.D.S.
Stanley A. Cardinal*
Dr. Steven B. Carlow
Cynthia J. Casey
Stephen Coan
John A. Collins, III
Fred A. Conti
Elizabeth Conway
Valerie Cordock
Lori Danis
Samantha Descombes-Roseme

Abby I. Dolliver
Irene Donovan*
Michael E. Driscoll
Maryam Elahi
David P. Erskine
Tracy Espy
Ralph G. Fargo*
Peter S. Gianacoplos
Denison N. Gibbs*
Scott Gladstone
Robert H. Glass Jr.
Jeffrey R. Godley
Michael A. Goldblatt
Mark Grader
Ulysses B. Hammond
Donna Handley
Theodore A. Harris
Leah A. Hartman
Shiela Hayes
Thomas M. Hinsch
Cathleen J. Holland
Peter Hoops
Richard M. Hoyt Jr.
John J. James
Eric M. Janney
Christopher R. Jewell
Margarett L. Jones
Dr. Mary Ellen Jukoski
Nicholas F. Kepple
Pamela A. Kinder
Jon T. Kodama
Robert V. Krusewski*
Theodore M. Ladwig
Edwin Lorah
Jennifer J. Lowney, DMD
Paul V. Mathieu
Jeffrey A. McNamara
Daniel Meiser
Wilhelm W. Meya
Theodore S. Montgomery*
Dr. Naomi Nomizu
Mark R. Oefinger
Andrew C. Pappas
Patricia A. Pastor  
Kimberly Cardinal Piscatelli
B. Michael Rauh
Felix Reyes
Caleb Roseme
Lottie B. Scott
Meagan E. Seacor
Dina Sears-Graves
Jonathan Shockley
John M. Smith*
William A. Stanley
Kathleen Stauffer
Kathleen A. Steamer*
Thomas R. Switz
Robert W. Tabor
Laurelle Texidor
William F. Turner
Robert A. Valenti
Edward J. Waitte
David A. Whitehead
Adam Young
Catherine Young

*Corporator Emeritus