Promotions Announced at Putnam Bank

Pictured L to R: Donna Glaude, Brandy Hapgood, Melissa Stedman

Thomas Borner, President and CEO, of Putnam Bank announced promotions at the bank. “I’m privileged to recognize the accomplishments and hard work of our employees. It is rewarding to be able to promote from within as the staff develops and grows along with the bank. Our employees represent true community banking by providing great service to our customers and the community” added Borner.

Donna Glaude was promoted to Vice President and Operations Officer. Donna has over 31 years in banking, 17 of which have been with Putnam Bank. She holds an Associates Degrees from Newbury Junior College and is a graduate of the Connecticut School of Finance and Management. Donna is a member of the Day Kimball Healthcare Woman’s Board, and lives in Brooklyn with her husband and children.

Brandy Hapgood was promoted to Assistant Vice President and Area Manager. Brandy has over 22 years in banking, and has been with Putnam Bank for 6 years. Brandy graduated from the Connecticut School of Finance and Management and attended Quinebaug Valley Community College. She is a member of the Day Kimball Healthcare Woman’s Board, Putnam Business Association, Day Kimball Hospital Putnam Bank Golf Tournament Committee, and co-chairs the annual Arc Quinebaug Valley Golf Tournament.  Brandy lives in Plainfield with her husband and son.

Melissa Stedman was promoted to Branch Manager of the Griswold Office. Melissa begin her banking career with Putnam Bank 10 years ago. She has an Associate’s Degree from Quinebaug Valley Community College and has received numerous certificate form the Center for Financial Training. Melissa is the bank’s team captain for both the annual Northeast Opportunities for Wellness Road Race, and annual Quinebaug Valley Regional Rotaract Club Trivia Night. She lives in Brooklyn.

Mr. Borner also announced the following staff promotions and reassignments.  Leah Davis, promoted to Assistant Branch Manager, Danielson Branch; CarolAnn Blomberg, promoted to Loan Closing Officer; Patricia Kovacik, promoted to Commercial Loan Closing Officer; Jaimini Patel, promoted to CSR Supervisor, Griswold Branch; Alyson Davis, promoted to CSR Supervisor, Main Office; Joyce Borey, promoted to Loan Servicing Supervisor; Dawn St. Onge promoted to CSR/IRA Coordinator; Amanda Tarryk, promoted to Loan Processor II; Denise Heuschneider, promoted to Assistant Head Teller; Suzanne Watters, promoted to Assistant Head Teller; Kimberli Long, promoted to Assistant Head Teller; Sandra Pellecchia, promoted to Senior Teller; and Seana Hendrickson, promoted to Senior Teller.

Putnam Bank, in existence for over 155 years, is a state-chartered and insured stock bank, with assets, including the holding company of approximately $502 million dollars. Putnam Bank has branch offices in Putnam, Pomfret Center, Danielson, Plainfield, Griswold, Gales Ferry, and Norwich. It also operates a full-service loan center in Putnam. For more information call (800) 377-4424, or visit