Diane Taylor, left, and Deanna Markham were promoted to assistant vice president, branch officer, at their respective branches of Berkshire Bank.
PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Berkshire Bank promoted two branch managers to assistant vice president, branch officer — Sheffield Branch Manager Deanna Markham and Elm Street, Pittsfield and Dalton Branch Manager Diane Taylor.
Markham, of Lenox Dale, joined Berkshire Bank in 2006 as a branch manager of the Lee branch prior to transitioning to the Sheffield branch. Previously, Markham served with M&T Bank from 2004 to 2006. She holds a bachelor's degree in business administration from Marist College in Poughkeepsie, N.Y., graduating in 2004. Markham is also active with the Sheffield Business Association and Porchlight VNA & Porchlight Home Care, currently holding the position of Treasurer.
Taylor joined Berkshire Bank as a branch manager in 1998 following the acquisition of her branch from Fleet Bank. She served in the same capacity with Fleet Bank since 1996 and with Shawmut, Northeast Savings and Comfed prior to that. Taylor is active with the Berkshire County Chamber of Commerce and MountainView Success Partners, currently holding the position of treasurer/secretary.
In their new capacities, the branch officers will lead their branch teams to cultivate, develop and establish customer relationships focusing on deposits, lending, insurance and wealth management.