Webster Bank, a leading regional bank serving businesses and consumers from metro New York to Boston, Mass., announced today the promotion of Kathryn Luria to senior vice president, Community Affairs.  Luria joined Webster in 2006 as vice president, Community Affairs, where she has led the bank’s charitable contributions, community service sponsorships, and employee volunteerism programs as well as the internal activities to advance Webster’s philanthropic objectives.  “Whether it’s our United Way Employee Campaign or our Junior Achievement Financial Literacy efforts, Kathy is the person behind the curtain getting everything done seamlessly. She’s been pivotal in driving Webster’s corporate social responsibility success,” said Desiree Wolfe, senior vice president, Director of
Marketing at Webster. “I have no doubt that she will continue to play a key role in determining and executing our strategies that best exemplify Webster’s core values of giving of ourselves in the communities
we serve.”

Luria is a resident of Guilford, Conn. She earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of Connecticut and her MBA from the University of New Haven. Deeply committed to serving her community, Luria is a board member Of the Governors Prevention Partnership, CT Women’s Hall of Fame, United Way Campership Fund, and is vice-chair of the Naugatuck Valley Community College Foundation.
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About Webster
Webster Financial Corporation is the holding company for Webster Bank, N.A. With $21 billion in assets, Webster provides business and consumer banking, mortgages, private banking, trust and investment services through 168 banking offices; 310 ATMs; telephone banking; mobile banking; and the Internet. Webster Bank owns the asset based lending firm Webster Business Credit Corporation; the equipment finance firm Webster Capital Finance Corporation; and provides health savings account trustee and administrative services through HSA Bank, a division of Webster Bank. Member FDIC and equal housing lender. For more information about Webster, including past press releases and the latest annual report, visit the Webster website at www.websterbank.com or follow us on LinkedIn
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