Diane H. Arnold, President and CEO of Essex Savings Bank, is pleased to announce that Lynn K. Giroux has been promoted to Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer.
“Lynn is an invaluable member of the Essex Savings Bank leadership team and this promotion is well deserved,” said Diane Arnold, President and CEO.
Giroux has 40 years of banking experience, the last 22 with Essex Savings Bank, where she oversees human resources, compliance, branch administration, deposit operations, loan administration, marketing and facilities.
In addition to her professional responsibilities, Ms. Giroux is an Ambassador and Fellow of the Middlesex Chamber of Commerce, is a Fellow of the Society for Human Resource Professionals, American Bankers Association, Connecticut Bankers Association, where she also sits on the of the organization’s Human Resource Resource Committee, and is a former board member of the Camp Hazen YMCA.
She has participated as a panelist at the Vermont Bankers Association’s Women in Leadership conference, the Connecticut Bankers Association, and other compliance-related organizations. Ms. Giroux is a spokesperson for the community banking industry.
Ms. Giroux was the recipient of the 2014 Women of FIRE (Finance, Insurance, and Real Estate), a prestigious award given by The Commercial Record to women who have achieved excellence and made a difference in these traditionally male-dominated fields. Ms. Giroux is a graduate of the University of Vermont and the New England School of Banking.
Essex Savings Bank is a state-chartered, FDIC-insured mutual savings bank established in 1851. The bank serves the Connecticut River Valley and the Coastline with six offices in Essex (2), Chester, Madison, Old Lyme and Old Saybrook offering a full range of personal and business banking services. Financial, estate, insurance and retirement planning is offered statewide by the Bank’s trust division, Essex Trust and its wholly-owned subsidiary, Essex Financial Services, Inc., a registered investment adviser.
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