Aleta R. Smith Promoted To Commercial Lending Assistant
Greenfield Savings Bank is pleased to announce that Aleta R. Smith has been promoted to Commercial Lending Assistant. In her new role, Aleta is responsible for gathering various documents and the information necessary for the underwriting and approval of commercial loan transactions, preparing commercial loan documents including commitment letters.
Aleta joined Greenfield Savings Bank in 2013 as Teller and within a year was promoted to Teller Supervisor. In 2015, she was promoted to Customer Service Representative and Safe Deposit Service and later in the year was promoted to Super Banker. In 2018, Aleta became an Electronic Banking Specialist in the Electronic Banking Department where she provided support to branch staff for the instant issue Debit/ATM Card machines, provided support for the GSB Debit Card and CardValet service, which allows customers to remotely control their debit cards, including setting spending alerts and limits, and turning the cards off and on.
Aleta was a member of the First Round PPP Loan Task Force helping prepare customers’ documents. She has also been a participant of GSB Shred Fests helping customers and the public prevent identity theft by shredding documents containing personal information.
Greenfield Savings Bank Promotes Andrew Bresciano To First Vice President and Commercial Loan Officer
Andrew “AJ” Bresciano has been promoted to First Vice President and Commercial Loan Officer. As a Commercial Loan Officer of the Bank, AJ is responsible for working with local business customers to assist them with their credit needs including commercial credit lines, commercial real estate and development loans, operational and equipment, and inventory loans.
During 2020, AJ was appointed a part of the leadership team managing the Bank’s SBA PPP Loan Task Force which issued more that $60 million in PPP Loans to 720 local businesses. The Task Force is currently issuing the Second Round PPP Loans, in addition to processing First Round PPP Loan Forgiveness applications.
“AJ is synonymous with customer service,” said Mark Grumoli, Senior Vice President and Commercial Loan Officer and head of Greenfield Savings Bank Commercial Lending Department. “His committment to helping our customers with their financial needs extends to every aspect of his job. AJ’s natural leadership skills, sense of humor and friendly personality have made him a respected member of the Bank’s leadership.”
AJ first joined Greenfield Savings Bank in 2005 as a Teller and then transferred to Accounting Clerk and then Commercial Credit Analyst. He then became a Commercial Loan Officer and Vice President. His diverse work experience at the Bank has made him an effective Loan Officer.
Before beginning his career with Greenfield Savings Bank, AJ obtained a Bachelor’s of Art in Finance from the Isenberg School of Management at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. An active member of the community, AJ is a Board Member of the Franklin County Community Development Corporation, Franklin County's YMCA, the Rotary Club of Franklin County, and the Greenfield Area Development Corporation. While at Greenfield Savings Bank, AJ was inducted into BusinessWest’s 2018 Class of 40 under 40.
Kim Alli promoted to Vice President
Kim Alli has been promoted to Vice President and Commercial Loan Officer. As a Commercial Loan Officer, Kim is responsible for meeting with local business customers to determine their financial needs and helping them with a wide range of commercial loan products and services. Kim joined Greenfield Savings Bank in May 2017 as Business Development Officer and was promoted to Assistant Vice President in 2019.
Kim’s position also includes developing new strategic relationships for business development, as well as establishing commercial account relationships with area small businesses, and serving as an ambassador for the Bank with the community. Kim is a member of the GSB PPP Loan task Force and is a member of the Bank’s Contributions Committee.
Ms. Alli is very active in her community and serves on several community boards. She is a member of the Hospice of the Fisher Home, Chairman of the Events Committee for the Fisher Home, United Way of Hampshire County Community Investment Committee, Cooley Dickinson Golf Committee, Member of GCC Foundation Campaign Team, GSB Community Investment Committee, Ambassador for the Amherst Chamber of Commerce and serves on the Winter Fest Committee, and is a member Rotarian for Amherst and Northampton. She received her bachelor’s degree in Marketing and Psychology from Westfield State University.
Greenfield Savings Bank Promotes Panna Royal to Vice President
Panna Royal has been promoted by Greenfield Savings Bank to the position of Vice President & Senior Network Administrator. Panna will manage the maintenance of existing information systems and will develop and implement the information technology road map for the organization. In November of 2019, Panna joined GSB with 25 years of experience in the IT industry as the Bank’s Senior Network Administrator.
Panna will coordinate with other departments to understand business goals and challenges and will implement technology solutions to help the organization meet goals efficiently. She will also develop training programs for upgrades and system changes, ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and participate in the hiring and training of the IT team.
Panna volunteers with schools to help support them with their technology needs and talking to elementary students about Internet safety.
Greenfield Savings Bank Promotes Tina Flagg To Assistant Vice President and Commercial Loan Administration Manager
Tina Flagg has been promoted to Assistant Vice President and Commercial Loan Administration Manager at Greenfield Savings Bank. Ms. Flagg is responsible for managing the day-to-day activities of the loan assistants and loan servicing specialists in the Bank’s Commercial Loan Department to ensure quality customer service.
As Commercial Loan Administration Manager, in addition to monitoring the department workflow, she performs a broad variety of duties related to the documentation, regulatory compliance requirements and servicing of commercial loans throughout their life cycle and provides customer service and administrative support to commercial loan customers and the lenders. Ms. Flagg is also a member of the GSB PPP Loan Task Force.
Tina started with Greenfield Savings Bank in June 1997 as a Teller in the South Deerfield Office. In December of 2000, she was promoted to Loan Operations Specialist in Loan Operations and in 2010 was promoted to the Commercial Lending Department as Lending Assistant. In 2018, she received another promotion to Commercial Loan Administration Manager.
Tina is an active participant in the Bank’s community programs including GSB Relay for Life team beginning in 1998 on which she has also served a Co-Captain. She is also one of the organizers of the annual GSB Adopt-a-Family Program.