Tonya Brock Promoted to Assistant Vice President

BrockTonya_headshotTonya Brock was recently promoted to Assistant Vice President & Branch Manager of the Pomfret Office. Tonya has over 20 years of banking experience and has been with Putnam Bank for 17 years.

“We are pleased to promote Ms. Brock to the position of Assistant Branch Manager,” said Thomas A. Borner, President and CEO of the bank.   “She exemplifies the best of community banking; and it is rewarding to be able to promote from within as the staff develops and grows along with the bank,” added Borner.

Tonya attended the University of Connecticut, where she received the Outstanding Academic Achievement Award from the President’s Commission on the Status of Women.  She has a long history of community involvement with numerous charitable organizations and events, including: Past Board Member and Family Services Committee Chair for Habitat for Humanity of Eastern CT, Founding Member and Past Board Member of the Theatre of Northeastern CT, Founding Member and member of the Steering and Grants Committees of the Northeast Chapter of the Community Foundation’s Women & Girls Fund, Top Walker for March of Dimes WalkAmerica, long-time participant in the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life, and a member of the philanthropic singing group Voices, which has raised well over half a million dollars for local charitable organizations in the last 15 years.

Putnam Bank, in existence for over 150 years, is a $481 million state chartered and insured stock bank. 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 our website at