01/17/2024 – Adams Community Bank Announces Employee Promotions

ADAMS, MA – January 17, 2024 – Adams Community Bank (ACB) announces the promotions of seven management-level positions.

Tess Sorrentino has been promoted to SVP and Chief Financial Officer. Since beginning her banking career with the Bank 21 years ago, she has held roles as VP Compliance Officer and VP of Accounting. In 2021, she was promoted to VP Accounting & Controller. She then took on the additional responsibilities of the Chief Financial Officer in 2022.

Samantha Tanner has been promoted to VP, Marketing and Digital Strategy. Samantha joined the Bank in February of 2021 as the AVP Branch Officer in Williamstown and Digital Branch Manager. She has been in banking for 18 years. She will assume overall responsibility for Marketing effective July 2024.

Emma Tower has been promoted to VP, Mortgage Operations Manager. She began her banking career with ACB 18 years ago, earning various promotions over the years, including that of a Retail Loan Officer, AVP Underwriting and Processing Officer.

Jolene Racine has been promoted to AVP, Deposit Operations. Jolene started her career with ACB 18 years ago. A majority of her career has been with the Deposit Operations department in varied roles with increasing responsibility.

Julie Zdon has been promoted to AVP, Branch Officer. She began her career with ACB in 2021 as the Branch Officer of the Cheshire branch. In April of 2022, Julie transferred to our new Pittsfield branch as the Branch Officer. Then, in March of 2023, Julie added the Great Barrington branch to her oversite. Julie has 18 years of banking experience.

Jay Ogle has been promoted to AVP, Business Development Officer: Jay began his career with the Bank in May of 2022 as a Business Banking Development Officer. He has been in the banking industry for ten years.

Jeremy Patterson has been promoted to AVP, Technology Officer: Jeremy began his career with ACB in 2017 as System Administrator/Help Desk. In 2019, he was promoted to Network & Systems Officer, with a title change in 2023 to Network & Infrastructure Officer.

“Congratulations to this group of newly promoted individuals,” stated Charlie O’Brien, ACB President and CEO,  “their expertise and leadership have been invaluable assets during their service with the bank. I wish them continued success in their elevated roles.”

Adams Community Bank is an independent community savings bank in the Berkshires of western Massachusetts headquartered in Adams, MA. Adams Community Bank’s savings bank charter was incorporated in 1869, and the institution has approximately $995 million in assets. Adams Community Bank has ten locations in the region. They are in Adams, Cheshire, Great Barrington, Lanesborough, Lee, Lenox, North Adams, Pittsfield, and Williamstown. Member FDIC. Member DIF. Equal Housing Lender. Visit adamscommunity.com for more information. ###

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