Horan hired to head Westfield Bank’s Granby, Conn., branch
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WESTFIELD – Westfield Bank, a wholly owned subsidiary of Westfield Financial Inc. announced that it has hired Theodore Horan as the Commercial Lender for the bank’s new Granby, Conn., Banking Center.
Horan joined the bank on Nov. 12 as the dedicated Commercial Lender for the bank’s Connecticut market. He joins a well-rounded and experienced banking team in Granby, with Brenda Glazier, Banking Center Manager and Tom Glynn, Residential Lender.
Horan was most recently with Liberty Bank in Middletown, Conn., and brings a strong knowledge of the Connecticut market to Westfield Bank with his nearly 30 years of banking experience. He is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame where he currently serves as treasurer for the Alumni Club.
Horan also serves on the board of East Catholic High School located in Manchester, Conn.
In his new role, Horan will be responsible for all commercial lending in northern Connecticut and is looking forward to continuing to develop many lasting customer relationships. Horan resides in Connecticut with his family.
Allen Miles, EVP, and senior lender at Westfield Bank stated, “Ted is a great addition to our team of experienced lenders. I’m confident he will help many businesses throughout northern Connecticut benefit from his knowledge and commercial lending expertise and the bank’s products and services.”
The bank opened the Granby, Conn., Banking Center, located at 10 Hartford Ave., in the early summer 2013.
President and CEO James Hagan noted, “We are very pleased with the deposits and loans we have generated in the Granby market. In the few short months since Granby’s opening, we have gathered $3 million in deposits and originated $5.2 million in new loan volume as of Nov. 15, 2013.”