Thomaston Savings Bank is pleased to congratulate Officer, Contact Center Manager, Melissa Cipriano and AVP, Secondary Market and Loan Processing Manager, Tony Sanchez, who have recently graduated from the Connecticut School of Finance and Management (CSFM). They have completed the two-year program focusing on a wide range of banking topics while highlighting their own personal specialties.

Graduate Melissa Cipriano, Contact Center Manager

Graduate Tony Sanchez, AVP, Secondary Market and Loan Processing Manager

“CSFM is a tremendous amount of work and we are proud of Melissa and Tony who have been so dedicated to obtaining new and relevant knowledge in banking theory and management. We look forward to their continued growth and success. Congratulations and well done!” – Stephen L. Lewis, Thomaston Savings Bank, President & CEO

CSFM provides a two year intensive bank management training program that is sponsored by the Connecticut Bankers Association. The program is designed to increase knowledge and awareness of banking theory, practices and procedure, capital markets and management functions that can be utilized in preparing for new responsibilities at or within the management level. There have been over 2,000 graduates from the school since its inception in 1962.

About Thomaston Savings Bank

Established in 1874, Thomaston Savings Bank is one of the strongest state-chartered mutual savings banks in the state. Headquartered in Thomaston, the Bank operates 14 full-service branches throughout western Connecticut. The cornerstone of their business philosophy is building long lasting relationships with customers by providing financial services of the highest quality and value. For over 140 years, Thomaston Savings Bank has helped support the goals, dreams and future of its customers by remaining committed to community.

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