Florence Bank Names President’s Award Winners for 2019
FLORENCE—Florence Bank recently announced that Justin LaMontagne of Belchertown and Jennifer Halpin of Easthampton were named the recipients of its 2019 President’s Award.
The President’s Award is a tradition established by the bank in 1995, affording employees opportunities to nominate their peers for this prestigious award that recognizes outstanding performance, customer service and overall contribution to Florence Bank. LaMontagne and Halpin were nominated by numerous colleagues at Florence Bank.
LaMontagne is an information technology specialist at the main headquarters and has been with Florence Bank for two years. He is a graduate of Branford Hall Career Institute and the New England Institute of Art.
Halpin is the employee relationship manager at the main headquarters and has been with Florence Bank for four years. Halpin received her associate degree in business administration from Berkshire Community College and received a bachelor’s degree in management from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.
John F. Heaps, Jr., president and CEO of Florence Bank said, “Jennifer and Justin showcase how hard work and determination truly pay off. Their peers have praised their dedication, enthusiasm and the impressive skill-set they bring to their respective jobs each day.”
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, it offers 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.