Florence Bank Hires New Officer and Promotes Two Employees
FLORENCE—Florence Bank has hired a new bank officer and promoted two employees.
Linda Haley, of Monson, will serve as commercial loan administration officer of the Commercial Loan Department in the main office in Florence; Andrew Tulis, of Northampton, was promoted to assistant Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) officer; and Heidi Hoover, of South Hadley, was promoted to the position of assistant vice president, Compliance.
Haley joined Florence Bank in October 2018 with over 30 years of banking experience. She currently attends the New England School for Financial Studies at Babson College.
Tulis joined Florence Bank in November 2011. Prior to his recent promotion, he had served as BSA administrator. Tulis earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism from New York University and graduated with honors from the New England School for Financial Studies.
Hoover joined Florence Bank in May 2015 with nearly 20 years of banking experience. She holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Prior to her recent promotion, she served as compliance specialist. Hoover proudly serves her community as a board member for the Western Massachusetts Compliance Association, a member of the Baystate Medical Practices Patient and Family Council, and she volunteers for Pioneer Valley Habitat for Humanity.
Florence Bank President and Chief Executive Officer John F. Heaps, Jr., said, “We are thrilled to announce the addition of Linda and the well-deserved promotions of Heidi and Andrew.”
About Florence Bank
Florence Bank is a mutually-owned savings bank chartered in 1873. Currently, the bank serves the Pioneer Valley through 11 full-service branch locations in Florence, Northampton, Easthampton, Williamsburg, Amherst, Hadley, Belchertown, Granby, West Springfield and a new branch located on Allen Street in Springfield. Additionally, they offer 28 ATMs and a wide range of financial services including investment management through FSB Financial Group (FSBFG) to consumers and businesses. Florence Bank is consistently voted best local bank by the readers of the Valley Advocate and the Daily Hampshire Gazette.