Griffiths named Branch Manager at Union Bank Jericho branch

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Thu, 01/03/2019 - 5:36pm -- Denise Sortor

David Silverman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Union Bank is pleased to announce that Stacie W Griffiths has been selected for the Branch Manager position at its new Jericho branch located at 368 VT Route 15. Currently under construction, the bank’s nineteenth full service branch is scheduled to open in the spring of 2019. “We are very pleased to have Stacie join the Union Bank team. Her extensive banking experience, commitment to community and genuine affinity for excellent customer service, position her perfectly as we look to serve new and existing customers in the Jericho area,” said Silverman. Stacie is currently working out of the Morrisville Main office until the Jericho branch opens. Once in Jericho, she will be responsible for overseeing the daily operations at the branch, including the management of all banking activity and services, along with originating Residential and Retail loans provided through that location.

Stacie, brings more than 18 years of banking experience, beginning her career at the former Merchants Bank, where she continued to grow her career from Customer Service Representative to Lending Specialist to Manager of two branch offices from 1998 to 2016. Most recently, she worked as a Real Estate Legal Assistant at Bauer, Gravel, Farnham, LLP. She also runs All Phase Property Maintenance, a family business with her husband where she has served as Office Manager from 2005 to the present.

Throughout her banking career, Stacie has obtained numerous banking diplomas and certificates from the Center for Financial Training. She has extensive training in Consumer Lending practices serving as a Consumer Loan Trainer for 11 years, teaching peers how to properly process, underwrite and close all types of consumer loans. An accomplished Bank Branch Manager, Stacie has expertise in customer service relations, lending, management and sales.

Highly active in community service, Stacie donates her time helping senior citizens manage their finances, pay bills and on occasion apply for Medicaid and Medicare through the Age Well Vermont program. She also serves as a Board Member for Dragonheart Vermont, which strives to strengthen and empower breast cancer survivors and supporters through the challenging sport of dragon boating, instilling in its members’ the values of teamwork, fitness and community giving.

Residing in Essex, Stacie lives with her husband Stephan and their three cats and dog Trigger. She enjoys traveling and sewing and spending time with family and friends.

Union Bank, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Union Bankshares, Inc. (UNB, traded on the NASDAQ Exchange), provides commercial, retail and municipal banking services and asset management services throughout northern Vermont and New Hampshire. Union Bank operates 18 banking offices, two loan centers, and multiple ATMs throughout its geographical footprint.

Union Bank has been helping people buy homes and local businesses create jobs in area communities since opening its doors over 127 years ago. Union Bank has earned an exceptional reputation for residential lending programs and has been recognized by the US Department of Agriculture, Rural Development for the positive impact made in lives of first time home buyers. Union Bank is consistently one of the top Vermont Housing Finance Agency mortgage originators. Additionally, Union Bank has also been designated as an SBA Preferred lender for its participation in small business lending. Proud to be one of the few independent community banks serving Vermont and New Hampshire, Union Bank maintains a strong commitment to its core traditional values of keeping deposits safe, giving customers convenient financial choices and making loans to help people in our local communities buy homes, grow businesses, and create jobs. These values - combined with financial expertise, quality products and the latest technology - make Union Bank the leading choice for your banking services, both personal and business.  Member FDIC.  Equal Housing Lender.