Mahlert Promoted to Executive Vice President

Michael P. Mahlert has been promoted to the position of Executive Vice President, according to Hometown Bank President and CEO Michael D. Hewitt.

“Michael has been with Hometown Bank for over 10 years, and has been a major contributor to its growth and success,” said Hewitt. “He continues to be a top individual loan producer, in addition to having overall management responsibility for commercial and residential lending, including sales, service, credit, administration, collections and workout. He is also playing a major role in the merger of Hometown Bank’s mutual holding company with bankESB and future integration.”

Mahlert holds a bachelor’s degree in finance and economics from UMass Lowell and a master’s degree in business administration from Nichols College. He is presently enrolled in the Stonier School of Banking at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania with an expected completion date of June, 2016. He resides in Thompson, CT with his wife, Sharon and 4 children.

Carrier Promoted to CSR Position

OXFORD, MA – Hometown Bank has promoted Sylwia Carrier to customer service representative III at its 31 Sutton Avenue, Oxford office according to Kathryn Latour, branch manager.

In her new position, Ms. Carrier will assist customers with opening new accounts, provide information on deposit accounts, rates and other pertinent account information and promote bank products and services.

A resident of Webster, Ms. Carrier has been an employee of Hometown Bank since 2008 and has served in a number of positions, including teller, assistant head teller and head teller. She also serves as member of the Bank’s Worksmart Committee. She holds an associate’s degree from Quinsigamond Community College, Worcester.

Hometown Bank is a $400 million mutual bank with offices in Athol, Auburn, Leominster, Oxford, South Lancaster, Sturbridge and Webster, MA.