Join the Connecticut Bankers Association and Connecticut Banking magazine as we celebrate New Leaders In Banking!

We received many nominations, which were vetted by an independent panel of judges. We’re pleased to announce that after substantial review, recipients have been chosen! Awards will be distributed at an awards dinner on Thursday, January 11, 2018, the evening before the BankWorld conference.

See photos from the event here

Congratulations to our New Leaders in Banking Award Recipients:

Michele Bonvicini, VP Director of Community Relations, Union Savings Bank

Todd Burton, VP Retail Banking & CRA Officer, Thomaston Savings Bank

Diane Crosby, Asst. Vice President & Controller, Windsor Federal Savings and Loan Association

Roger DelGiorno, Vice President – Mortgage and Consumer Lending Operations Manager, Simsbury Bank

Xana Dolan, VP Background Screening, Service of Process and Research, Webster Bank

Eileen Engel, 1st Vice President, Credit Risk Manager, Liberty Bank

Brian Fonck, Vice President, Regional Manager, Newtown Savings Bank

Christopher Gauthier, Vice President and Commercial Loan Officer, Dime Bank

Lori Heath, Vice President – Retail Banking, Collinsville Savings Society

Jennifer Ives-Groebl, Vice President Residential Lending, Litchfield Bancorp

Lucinda Longo, VP Sr. Operations Officer, Connecticut Mutual Holding Company

Monica MacNeil, Assistant Vice President & Branch Manager, Dime Bank

Matthew Morrell, Vice President, Retail Lending Sales Manager, Chelsea Groton Bank

Ericka Winstead, First Vice President, Loan Operations Manager, Eastern Savings Bank

Erinn Young, Deposit Operations Officer, PeoplesBank

The 2018 New Leaders






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Thursday, January 11, 2018

Individual Tickets: $155 each

Reserved Table: $1,395
Table includes up to nine tickets to the dinner with 10th seat reserved for your award winner.

Bankers who register to attend the New Leaders Awards reception will automatically be registered to attend BankWorld at no additional charge. All others must register separately.

**Vendors, Exhibitors and Sponsors – Access to the New Leaders awards is allowed only if you are also a BankWorld sponsor, exhibitor or paid vendor attendee.

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Please Note: This event has a policy of no refunds for cancellations.



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