Monson Savings Bank Announces Three Promotions
MONSON — Monson Savings Bank recently announced three promotions. Robert Chateauneuf has been promoted to vice president, commercial loan officer; Corinne Sawyer has been promoted to vice president, business development officer; and Dodie Carpentier has been promoted to human resources officer.
Chateauneuf joined Monson Savings Bank in 2012 as assistant vice president and is a key member of the bank’s commercial-lending team. He possesses indepth knowledge of the Western Mass. small-business marketplace and is a trusted advisor to business customers. He is a member of the 2014 class of BusinessWest’s 40 Under Forty, and is a graduate of UMass Amherst.
Sawyer joined Monson Savings Bank in 2001 and was promoted to assistant vice president in 2007. She works with the bank’s business customers to optimize cash flow, financial workflow, and efficiency using the bank’s deposit, cash-management, and eBanking products. She serves on the board of directors of the East of the River Five Town Chamber of Commerce and is a graduate of Elms College.
Carpentier joined Monson Savings Bank in 2006 as assistant branch manager and was promoted to branch manager in 2008. In 2012 she assumed a dual role as branch manager and education coordinator. With her growing interest in training and HR, she obtained certification in Supervision in Banking and Human Resources Management from the Center for Financial Training. She was awarded the position of human resources officer after an extensive search to replace her predecessor, Elaine Grimaldi, who retired last year after a long and successful career in banking and as vice president of Human Resources for Monson Savings. Carpentier is a board member of River East School to Career.
“We are extremely pleased to announce these well-deserved promotions,” said Steve Lowell, president of Monson Savings Bank. “Rob, Corinne, and Dodie are important contributors to our success.”