Berkshire Bank, a purpose-driven community bank with locations throughout New England, New York and the Mid-Atlantic, has announced the promotion of Lori Gazzillo Kiely to SVP, Regional President of Berkshire County, MA.

In her new role, Kiely will be responsible for coordinating collaboration amongst all business lines in the Berkshire County region to grow and expand customer relationships. She will also serve as Berkshire’s leader in the local community to drive brand awareness and increase market share. In addition to her new responsibilities as Regional President, she will continue to serve as Foundation Director providing strategic oversight to the Berkshire Bank Foundation’s philanthropic activities across the Bank’s seven-state footprint.

We are very pleased to have Lori in this important leadership role to help expand our business in this important market... She is well respected and has strong relationships with both internal and external stakeholders, as well as deep knowledge of the community, which are critical for driving our growth in Berkshire County. ~ George Bacigalupo, Senior Executive Vice President of Commercial Banking

 

Lori Gazzillo Kiely - SVP, Regional President of Berkshire County, MA. Photo: Barbara Schmick

Kiely joined Berkshire after its acquisition of Legacy Banks, where she spent five years overseeing marketing and working with the Legacy Banks Foundation. Prior to her banking career, Lori worked for nine years at Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts overseeing public relations and communications. Lori is a graduate of the ABA School of Bank Marketing and Management, holds a M.Ed. from the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts and a B.A. from Keene State College. She serves on the Boards of the 1Berkshire Alliance and Foundation, the Brien Center, and Berkshire Community College.

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