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Greenfield Savings Bank promotes Logan Anderson to Customer Call Center Representative

Logan Anderson has been promoted to Customer Service Call Center Representative. In her new position, Logan will work in the GSB Call Center assisting customers with a wide range of account services, tracking voicemails and returning phone calls. In addition, Logan will also work as one of the “video” tellers for the Bank’s network of Teller Connect ATMs.  Teller Connect ATMs are ATM machines that provide Teller service via a live video feed at select GSB locations in Franklin and Hampshire Counties. 

Logan first joined Greenfield Savings Bank as a Teller in September of 2018. Born and raised in Northfield, she now lives in Greenfield. She is a 2017 graduate of Pioneer Valley Regional School. 

Logan loves spending time with her family including her boyfriend, her brother and sister-in-law, and her niece and nephew. Logan has been an active volunteer at community events, including The Great Falls Festival aka Pumpkin Fest in Turners Falls, the Relay for Life in Greenfield and at the Franklin County Fair.


Greenfield Savings Bank promotes Jessica Duffy to Assistant Office Manager

Jessica Duffy has been promoted to Assistant Office Manager of the Greenfield Savings Bank South Deerfield Office. In addition to supervising the daily activities of the office and staff, Jessica will also concentrate on business development and assist customers with a full range of banking services.

Jessica first joined Greenfield Savings Bank in January of 2017 as a Teller and was previously promoted to the position of Super Banker. She has an Associate’s Degree in Accounting from Greenfield Community College and is currently working on a degree at the Center for Financial Training.

Originally from Montague, she now lives in Erving with her husband and daughter. She likes to spend time outdoors with her family and their two dogs.

 


Greenfield Savings Bank promotes Michelle Ozdarski to to Senior Bank Secrecy Act / Anti-Money Laundering Investigator & Fraud Analyst

Michelle Ozdarski has been promoted to Senior Bank Secrecy Act/Anti-Money Laundering Investigator & Fraud Analyst, responsible for monitoring, reviewing, researching and analyzing transactions for potential money laundering or other illegal activity, such as terrorism financing and tax evasion. She is responsible for assisting customers with Identity Theft or other fraud related issues.

Michelle joined GSB in 1999 as a Teller and the next year became the Teller Trainer. In 2008 she became the Senior Operations Specialist and recently held the title of BSA/ID Theft Manager.

Michelle grew up in Colrain and now resides in Greenfield with her husband and two children. After graduating from Mohawk Trail Regional High School, Michelle earned an Associate Degree from Greenfield Community College in 1998.


Greenfield Savings Bank promotes Mary Pomeroy to Assistant Vice President & Office Manager of the Greenfield and Shelburne Falls Offices

Mary Pomeroy has been promoted to Assistant Vice President & Office Manager of the Greenfield and the Shelburne Falls Offices. As the Office Manager, Mary oversees the operations of both offices and staff development. In addition, Mary also works with customers for all aspects of their banking and lending needs, including mortgage origination. Mary first joined Greenfield Savings Bank in March of 2019 as the Assistant Office Manager of the GSB Main Office in Greenfield. She most recently was the Office Manager of the GSB Shelburne Falls Office.

“Mary Pomeroy is a natural leader,” said Hector Toledo, Vice President of Greenfield Savings Bank and Branch Distribution Network Officer. “She is committed to serving the community and ensuring that our customers’ experience is exceptional.” 

She has earned diplomas in Consumer Lending, General Financial Services and Advanced Financial Services and certificates in Intro to Financial Services and Credit Analysis and Consumer Lending from the Center for Financial Training. She is currently enrolled in Cambridge College (Formerly called the New England College of Business and Finance) working toward an Associate in Science Business Administration. 

Mary grew up in Ashfield and now resides in Greenfield with her husband and her two cats, Bunny and Buster, and is also the proud grandmother of her 8-year-old granddaughter. She is an avid gardener and is looking forward to resuming traveling.


Greenfield Savings Bank promotes Jocelyn Walsh to Assistant Office Manager of the Shelburne Falls Office

Jocelyn Walsh has been appointed Assistant Office Manager of the GSB Shelburne Falls Office. In her new position she will oversee day-to-day office operations and assist customers with a full range of account and banking services.

She first joined Greenfield Savings Bank in December of 2015, starting as a Teller in Shelburne Falls Office and later was promoted to a Super Banker at the Hadley Office. In 2019, Jocelyn was promoted to assistant manager of the Hadley Office.

Jocelyn has been a volunteer at a wide range of community events including the WGBY Hadley Asparagus Festival, Shelburne Falls Moonlight Magic, and the Great Falls Festival aka Pumpkin Festival.   

Jocelyn grew up in Charlemont and currently lives in Florence. She is a graduate of Mohawk regional High School and is currently taking courses at the Center for Financial Training.  She enjoys cooking, playing scrabble, doing puzzles, and taking walks with her dog Bella.


Greenfield Savings Bank promotes Anna Zadworny to AVP and Training & Staffing Manager

Anna Zadworny has been promoted Assistant Vice President and Training & Staffing Manager. In her new position, Anna will be responsible for one-on-one and classroom training for employees with a focus on enhancing employee development, including product knowledge, internal systems training, and compliance course oversight. Anna will also be responsible for maintaining appropriate levels of staffing in all offices. In addition, she will assist in maintaining vendor relationships, record keeping, and training budget oversight. As well as her training role, Anna will coordinate and oversee the external audit process.

Anna began her career in the banking industry in 1990 and she join Greenfield Savings Bank in 2012 as the Manager of the GSB Northampton Office. In 2016, she was promoted Office Manager of the South Deerfield Office and in 2019, she was promoted to Assistant Vice President and Office Manager of the Greenfield Office.

Anna earned a Business Management Associates Degree from HCC and is currently pursuing a Business Management Degree with a minor in Leadership from Bay Path University. She graduated with honors from Babson College in the Financial Studies Program.

Anna is an active community volunteer at a wide range of local events and she serves on the boards of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Franklin County and as Assistant Treasurer of The Salvation Army of Hampshire County, and is a volunteer for the United Way Hampshire County.

She grew up in Northampton and still resides Hampshire County with her husband and dog. She is the proud mother of a grown son and daughter. She loves bike riding and taking long walks near an ocean or lake.


Greenfield Savings Bank promotes Jared Cyhowski

Jared Cyhowski has been promoted to Loan Operations Specialist where he will work with customers providing Residential and Consumer Loan Servicing. Jared started his career at GSB as a Teller Supervisor and was previously promoted to Customer Service Representative in the Bank’s Call Center.  

Jared joined Greenfield Savings Bank in May 2016, after attending Fitchburg State University where he was graduated with High Honors in Communications and a minor in English. He is a member of the Lambda Pi Eta Communication Studies Honor Society. 

Jared has volunteered at a range of community events, including Superhero Nights for Kids, where he wore a “Mario from Nintendo” costume and has volunteered at The Great Falls Festival aka Pumpkin Fest in Turners Falls.

Jared grew up in Bernardston and now lives in Montague with his wife and their dog, a beagle mix named Bella, and a pet rabbit named Noi. His hobbies include watching Japanese animation, playing video games, and international travel.


Greenfield Savings Bank promotes Elisabeth Porter

Elisabeth Porter has been promoted to Corporate Support Specialist with responsible for assisting and providing support services to the Bank’s Chief Executive Officer, Chief Operating Officer and Financial Officer. Her daily responsibilities include assisting in the preparation of reports, scheduling meetings and events, and maintaining official minutes. She will also assist other Greenfield Savings Bank executives as needed. 

In March of 2018, Elisabeth joined Greenfield Savings Bank as a teller and by October was promoted to Customer Service Representative. In March of 2020 she was promoted to the position of Super Banker. 

Elisabeth is active in the community and volunteers at as many of the GSB sponsored community events as possible. Elisabeth grew up in Ashfield and attended the Mohawk Trail Regional School and Johnson & Wales University in Providence, Rhode Island. She is close with her parents and stepmother and her brother and is grateful for their support and advice.  Elisabeth is looking forward to resuming attending events and traveling.

 


Greenfield Savings Bank Appoints Kim Zabek Assistant Manager of the Hadley Office

Kim Zabek has been appointed as the Assistant Manager of the Greenfield Savings Bank Hadley Office. Kim will oversee the daily operations of the Office and assist customers with their banking. She first joined Greenfield Savings Bank in August of 2011 Assistant Manager in Shelburne Falls and in 2015 she was promoted to Manager of the GSB Call Center.  Most recently Kim held the position of Assistant Manager of the GSB South Deerfield Office.  

An active community volunteer, Kim has served on the Board of the Friends of Children in Hadley and is a member of the South Deerfield Women's Club.

Kim was born in Malden and grew up in Lowell. She now lives in Greenfield with her wife with whom, in 2019, she recently adopted two sons, ages 2 and 4, from foster care. Kim is also the proud mother of a 22 year-old daughter and a 19 year-old son. Kim and her family have two dogs Charlie and Paisley, and a kitten named Maple!

 


Greenfield Savings Bank promotes Prudence D. Blond, CTFA

Prudence D. Blond has been promoted Vice President and Trust Officer at Greenfield Savings Bank.  In her new position, Prudence, as a client service officer, oversees the administration and tax departments and also works with the Bank’s internal and external auditors.

Prudence joined the Bank after graduating from college in 1997 as a teller. In 1999, she was promoted to Trust Operations Associate with responsibility for the processing operational work along with administrative assistant tasks of the GSB Trust Department. Over the next ten years she began to work directly clients and was promoted to Assistant Trust Officer, then Trust Officer and then to Assistant Vice President & Trust Officer before her new promotion to Vice President and Trust Officer.

After attending Greenfield High School, Prudence graduated from Greenfield Community College in 1997. She has subsequently earned a Personal Trust diploma through the American Bankers Association in 2011 and a General Financial Services diploma through the Centre for Financial Training.  She has continued to take educational classes in administration, personal tax preparation, trust & estate tax preparation, financial planning and IRAs. She earned her Certified Trust and Financial Advisor (CTFA) designation in 2012 through the Institute of Certified Banks.

Prudence is currently serving on the Board of Directors, Personnel Committee & Nominating Committee at LifePath, Inc. (formerly known as Franklin County Home Care Corporation).  She is a member of the annual Campaign Team at Greenfield Community College. She has previously served on the Board of Trustees, as Treasurer and as the Sunday School Superintendent at the Robbins Memorial Church.

Prudence resides in Franklin County with her cat, Theodore, whom she adopted through the Dakin Humane Society. She enjoys cooking and baking and has a collection of recipes and cookbooks including some from her grandmother and great-grandmother. She also loves reading, arts and crafts, music, and cheering on the Patriots & Red Sox.  She is a fan of brain games such as trivia, logic puzzles, and riddles. Her favorite season is fall because she enjoys getting out to see the fall foliage, visiting the local orchards and other fall activities.