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NSB Announces Organizational Moves

Northfield Savings Bank Press Release


For Immediate Release: March 5, 2020
Contact: Kathryn Goulding, Northfield Savings Bank 


Central Vermont - Northfield Savings Bank (NSB) is pleased to announce organizational moves which serve to strengthen the Bank’s Business Banking and Community Banking services in Central Vermont.

“Northfield Savings Bank is fortunate to have such depth and experience available to our Community Banking and Business Banking customers throughout Central Vermont,” said Cheryl LaFrance, Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at NSB. “These transitions will enhance our already strong Business Banking and Community Banking teams while deepening support in growing communities.” 


Rosemarie White

Rosemarie White - Vice President, Commercial Banking
Rosemarie White joined the Waterbury team as Vice President, Commercial Banking, where she will focus on the continued growth of the Waterbury, Stowe and Mad River Valley areas.

A 35-year veteran of the banking industry, White has served the needs of Central Vermont businesses from NSB’s Montpelier and Waitsfield offices since 2011. 

White holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Agronomy and has completed courses in Accounting, Financial Management, as well as a variety of classes through The Risk Management Association (RMA). She dedicates her free time to the Mad River Valley Chamber, the Mad River Valley Rotary Club, serves on the board of the Harwood Unified Union School, and delivers meals for Meals on Wheels.




Megan CicioMegan Cicio – Vice President, Commercial Services
Megan Cicio has relocated to the NSB Montpelier office as Vice President, Commercial Services, from the Northfield office. While she is now based out of Montpelier, Cicio will also continue to support both the Barre and Northfield areas with her wealth of knowledge of the Central Vermont business community. 

Cicio’s banking career at NSB spans 27 years. Her tenure includes management positions in the Northfield and Montpelier offices before honing her business banking skills as a Commercial Lender and Vice President, Commercial Services. 

Cicio holds a business degree from Champlain College, and is a graduate of the ABA Commercial Lending School and Graduate Lending School, as well as the New England School of Banking. She is the President of Northfield Rotary, the Treasurer for the Seaver Fund; and volunteers with Everybody Wins! Vermont, Northfield Athletics, and Barre Basketball Association. 



Marsha WimbleMarsha Wimble – Vice President, Commercial Banking
Marsha Wimble will continue to serve the Central Vermont business community as Vice President, Commercial Banking, with a physical presence in both the Barre and Northfield offices. 

Wimble’s expertise in banking encompasses 31 years, mostly in Central Vermont, with 21 of those spent in commercial lending. She joined the NSB Business Banking team in 2015. 

Wimble holds a degree in Business Administration from the University of Vermont. She also graduated from the Northern New England School of Banking and New England School of Banking. Wimble participates in a variety of community events and is currently the Treasurer of the Vermont RMA chapter. 




Wendy KellettWendy Kellett – Senior Community Banking Officer
Wendy Kellett, a 30-year veteran of NSB, is transitioning to the role of Senior Community Banking Officer at the Waterbury office after overseeing the continued growth of the Montpelier office for two years. She will oversee the daily operations of the Waterbury office, guide the staff, and work 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 supervising 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 is on the Board of Directors for Everybody Wins! Vermont. 



Maryellen LaPerleMaryellen LaPerle – Vice President, Mortgage Banking Officer 
Maryellen LaPerle will continue to assist customers with residential mortgage loans and oversee NSB’s seasoned team of Mortgage Banking Officers from the Montpelier office. 

LaPerle has 20 years of experience as a Mortgage Banking Officer at NSB, and 35 years overall in the banking industry. 

LaPerle holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Vermont. She volunteers for Central Vermont Home Health and Hospice, and Meals on Wheels; is a Board Member at the Barre Housing Authority; and is a member of the Education Committee for Vermont Bankers Association. 




About Northfield Savings Bank

Northfield Savings Bank was founded in Northfield, VT in 1867. Over more than 150 years, assets have grown to over $1 billion, 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 and mortgage banking services to consumer and commercial customers. Investment services are available through Northfield Investment Services*. Also known for its role as a corporate citizen, NSB proudly donates 10% of profits to Vermont community organizations. Donations exceeded $650,000 in 2019 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.

* Securities, advisory services and insurance products are offered by, and investment Consultants are registered with, INFINEX INVESTMENTS, INC., member FINRA/SIPC, and a Registered Investment Advisor.  Investment Consultants are employees of Northfield Savings Bank, a financial institution, and registered with INFINEX INVESTMENTS, INC., a registered broker dealer.  Northfield Investment Services is a trade name of Northfield Savings Bank.  Northfield Savings Bank is not a broker dealer. Infinex and Northfield Savings Bank are independent entities.
Investment products are: not a deposit, not FDIC insured, not insured by any federal government agency, not guaranteed by the bank, and may go down in value.