Wagner elected to Bankers' Bank Northeast's Board of Directors
GREATER SPRINGFIELD William J. Wagner, President and CEO of Chicopee Savings Bank, has been elected to the Bankers' Bank Northeast Board of Directors.
"I remember Bill's comment at our annual meeting several years ago, when he challenged attending shareholder banks to follow his bank's lead by using all the pertinent services we offer," Peter J. Sposito, president and CEO of Bankers' Bank Northeast said. "He made a great impression on us then, and I know Bill's commercial loan experience will enhance our board's expertise in that important segment of our activities."
Wagner, a resident of Longmeadow, has been president of Chicopee Savings Bank since 1984. Previously, he spent 18 years with Park West Bank, West Springfield.
"I'm excited about my recent appointment to the board at Bankers' Bank," Wagner said. "With 46 years in the business, I feel I can bring both commercial banking and administrative skills to the table, while enhancing the level of products and service we bring to our bank customers."
Wagner serves on the boards of the Eastern States Exposition, the Metropolitan Planning Organization and the Westmass Economic Council. He is very active in the local community, having been involved in the West Springfield Rotary Club, Knights of Columbus, Easter Seals, Local Housing Partnership Committee, Chicopee Neighborhood Development Corp., and the Chicopee Boys & Girls Club, among other endeavors.
Bankers' Bank Northeast, based in Glastonbury, Conn., serves more than 200 community banks throughout New England and New York state. It is a state-chartered institution that is FDIC insured and a member of the Federal Reserve System and the Federal Home Loan Bank of Boston. Nationally, there are 20 bankers' banks that work with more than 6,000 community banks in all 50 states.