January 13, 2020
Easthampton, Massachusetts — Matthew S. Sosik, president and CEO of bankESB, announced that Jessica West has been promoted to Assistant Vice President and Branch Officer of the bank’s new 253 Triangle Street, Amherst, location. In this role, West will be responsible for all of the functions of the branch office, leading a team of tellers and customer service representatives in providing superior service to customers.
West joined bankESB as Senior Teller in 2002 before being promoted first to Assistant Branch Manager and then Branch Officer of the bank’s 241 Northampton Street, Easthampton, location.
West received an associate’s degree from Springfield Technical Community College and is active in the community, teaching banking classes at The International Language Institute of Massachusetts as well as volunteering on the Hopkins Academy’s Start Time Task Force and its 6th Grade Celebration committee. She also leads the bank’s annual United Way corporate fundraising campaign and Diaper Drive.
Founded in 1869 as Easthampton Savings Bank, bankESB is headquartered in Easthampton, Massachusetts, and operates 11 branches throughout western Massachusetts. Through its sponsorship and charitable giving program, bankESB and the Easthampton Savings Bank Charitable Foundation support non-profit organizations and causes throughout Hampden and Hampshire counties. In 2019, the bank and foundation donated more than $337,000 to nearly 250 organizations. In the last five years, the program has donated more than $1.7 million. For more information, visit bankESB.com.
bankESB is a member of the Hometown Financial Group, a $3 billion mutual multi-bank holding company headquartered in Easthampton, Massachusetts, and the parent company of bankESB, bankHometown, and Abington Bank. For more information visit bankHFG.com.
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