Florence Bank Promotes Jeremy Melton and Hires New Officer
FLORENCE—Florence Bank has promoted Jeremy Melton, of Holyoke, to the position of senior vice president, director of operations and risk management and has hired Robert Raynor, of Northampton, to serve as vice president, compliance and Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) officer.
Melton joined Florence Bank in 2012. Prior to his recent promotion, he served as first vice president, risk management, compliance and CRA Officer. Melton is the board chair and a member of the Finance/Audit Committee at Tapestry.
Raynor joined Florence Bank in April 2019 with nine years of banking experience. He holds a bachelor’s degree in business management from Springfield College. Raynor is a board member and treasurer of the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Holyoke.
Florence Bank President and Chief Executive Officer John F. Heaps, Jr., said, “We are thrilled to announce the addition of Robert and the well-deserved promotion of Jeremy. Their skills and expertise are invaluable, and I look forward to seeing both of them flourish in their respective roles.”
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.