August 3, 2022
EASTHAMPTON, MASSACHUSETTS — bankESB recently promoted Karen DeMaio to assistant vice president, IRA and operations risk management.
DeMaio, of Southwick, joined bankESB in 2006 as IRA specialist and was promoted to IRA and deposit services officer in 2014. She is responsible for IRA services, vendor management, business continuity planning, and insurance for the Hometown Financial Group family of banks, which includes bankESB, bankHometown, and Abington Bank. Prior to bankESB, she served as senior marketing analyst at Friendly Ice Cream Corporation, and as senior auditor at KPMG Peat Marwick. DeMaio earned her bachelor’s degree in accounting from Western New England College, completed the Certified Public Accounting exam and earned her Certified IRA Services Professional designation. She currently serves as vice chairperson for the Town of Southwick Finance Committee and is a board member of Westfield Credit for Life.