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Samere joins United Bank as Human Resources Officer

Samere joins United Bank as Human Resources Officer
Kristyn Samere
WEST SPRINGFIELD -- Richard B. Collins, president and CEO of United Bank, recently announced that Kristyn Samere of Westfield has joined the bank as human resources officer. In her new role, she will be responsible for the daily management of the functions of the human resources department, with an emphasis on training and development.
Samere, an active member of the Society for Human Resource Management, joins United Bank from SS&C Technologies Inc., in Windsor, Conn., where she served in the human resources, benefits role. She has also held human resources positions with Xpedx (International Paper) and Wellington Steele & Associates, both in Rochester, N.Y.
A graduate of Roberts Wesleyan College in Rochester, N.Y., where she earned a bachelor's degree in business administration with a concentration in human resources, she holds the designation of Certified Employee Benefits Specialist from the International Foundation and the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
United Bank is a federally chartered savings bank headquartered at 95 Elm Street, West Springfield, MA 01090. Its parent corporation, United Financial Bancor Inc., is traded on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol UBNK.
United Bank operates 16 branch offices and two express drive-up branches in the Springfield region of Western Massachusetts, and six branches