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NSB Announces Organizational Changes at Montpelier and Waterbury Branches

Wendy and Kerry


For Immediate Release: November 5, 2018

Contact: Kathryn Goulding, Northfield Savings Bank

Northfield Savings Bank Announces Organizational Changes at Montpelier and Waterbury Branches

Montpelier and Waterbury, VT: Northfield Savings Bank (NSB) is pleased to announce two organizational changes which serve to continue the tradition of friendly, top-tier customer service at our Montpelier and Waterbury branches. 

Wendy Kellett: Senior Community Banking Officer, Montpelier
Wendy Kellett, a 28-year veteran of NSB, recently transitioned to the role of Senior Community Banking Officer at the Montpelier office from the same position at the Waterbury branch. Kellett oversees the daily operations of the office, guides the staff and works closely with colleagues to ensure NSB’s continued success within the community.
Kellett began her career at NSB as a Community Banker I in Waterbury, eventually overseeing the daily operations for that office, as well as the functions of NSB’s Customer Call Center. Kellett is a graduate of the Northern New England School of Banking, and received her General Banking Diploma and Branch Operations Diploma from the Center for Financial Training in 2016. She lives in Waterbury Center with her husband and two children. 

Kerry Keown: Community Banking Officer, Waterbury
Kerry Keown was appointed Community Banking Officer in Waterbury, having previously served as Senior Community Banker in the same branch. In her new job, Keown provides leadership and oversight of the daily operations for the office. 
An NSB employee since 2016, Keown has worked in the financial services industry since 1995; her resume includes community banking roles as well as managerial experience. Keown is a graduate of Babinda High School in Babinda, Australia, and has accumulated numerous certifications in general banking, lending and leadership. Her volunteer work includes involvement with the Evergreen Center, Camp Ta-Kum-Ta, and the Mad Marathon. She lives in Waitsfield with her husband.

“Wendy and Kerry are both integral parts of the NSB family. Their skillful leadership and boundless devotion to customer satisfaction serve to ensure a consistently warm and welcoming experience for our clients,” said Cheryl LaFrance, Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at Northfield Savings Bank. “We are proud of their accomplishments and congratulate them on their new roles.” 

About Northfield Savings Bank
Northfield Savings Bank was founded in Northfield, VT in 1867. Over 150 years, assets have grown to more than $950 million, and NSB is the largest independent bank headquartered in Vermont. NSB is a full-service bank offering a full range of community banking, commercial banking, mortgage banking, and investment services to more than 30,000 consumer and commercial customers. Also known for its role as a corporate citizen, NSB proudly donates 10% of profits to Vermont community organizations. Donations exceeded $300,000 in 2017 to more than 200 community organizations. Northfield Savings Bank operates 13 branches throughout central Vermont and Chittenden County stretching from Bethel to Greater Burlington. Member FDIC. Equal Housing Lender.