Pittsfield Cooperative Bank Expands Commercial Lending Team

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Lisa Lawler and Erika Wells have joined the Bank
PITTSFIELD, Mass. — The Pittsfield Cooperative Bank welcomes two new members to its Commercial Lending team to support the bank's plans to grow its commercial deposits and loan portfolio.
 
Lisa Lawler and Erika Wells have joined the Bank, Lawler as Commercial Loan Portfolio Officer and Wells as Commercial and Residential Administration Assistant. Both Lisa and Erika will service the lending needs of new and existing customers and will play a role to the Bank's growth in the coming years.
 
Lawler- will be responsible for all incoming business lending and commercial real estate applications, preparation of commercial loan documentation, loan closing, and portfolio management. She attended Berkshire Community College and resides in Pittsfield with her family. Prior to joining the Pittsfield Cooperative Bank, Lawler worked for MountainOne Bank and TD Bank.
 
Wells- will support the commercial lending team by servicing, maintaining and updating loan documentation and loan files. She attended Berkshire Community College and resides in Pittsfield with her family. She enjoys reading, exercise and spending time with family and friends. She joins the Co-op from Berkshire Bank.
 
"We are excited to have both Lisa and Erika join our team," said J. Jay Anderson, President and CEO. "These additions to our commercial banking team will help us to better serve our customers and will be significant contributors for future growth in the coming years."
 

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