Country Bank Announces Promotions
Posted on June 21, 2023
Country Bank is pleased to announce recent promotions.
Jessica McGarry has been promoted to Senior Vice President, East Region Commercial Lending Team Lead. Jessica has over 20 years of experience in the banking industry and has been a commercial lender in the Worcester market for the past ten years, with the entirety of her career spent in a community bank setting. Jessica earned her bachelor’s degree in business from Nichols College, received the Forty Under 40 designation in 2014 from the Worcester Business Journal, and was a member of the Leadership Worcester class of 2015-16. Jessica also gives back to the community, currently serving on the Board of the Worcester Regional Chamber of Commerce and the Worcester Business Development Corporation. Additionally, she remains active in volunteer opportunities through various organizations, including Habitat for Humanity, Be Like Brit, and the Community Harvest Project.
Shantie Prashad, Cindy Saucier, and Blair Robidoux have been promoted to Assistant Vice Presidents, Retail Banking. Shantie Prashad has over 26 years of sales and leadership experience, most recently serving as the Retail Banking Officer of the Park Ave, Worcester location. She graduated from The New England School for Financial Studies in 2022 and is highly active in the Worcester community. She serves on the Board for the Learning First Foundation and the YWCA, and serves as an Ambassador for the Worcester Regional Chamber of Commerce.
Cindy Saucier has over 20 years of banking and leadership experience, serving as the Retail Banking Officer of the Charlton Banking Center. She graduated from the New England School for Financial Studies in 2021 and is a Board Member and Vice Chair for the Central Mass South Chamber of Commerce, along with various non-profits and committees within the Charlton community.
Blair Robidoux currently leads the West Street Banking Center and has over 17 years of experience in the retail division. Blair has held various roles throughout her tenure at Country Bank and graduated from the New England School for Financial Studies in 2019. Throughout her career, Blair has been an integral part of the community within her market and treats every interaction as an opportunity to make a difference for her customers. Blair serves on the Board of the Ware Business and Civic Association.
“Congratulations to Jess, Blair, Cindy and Shantie. We are excited to announce their promotions, not just in recognition of their contributions to the Bank’s success but also because each individual’s history with the Bank demonstrates the various career paths available in community banking. We are committed to helping each team member identify their career goals and work with them to reach those objectives. Their performance contributes to the Bank’s overall success, and we’re pleased to be able to promote these individuals for their hard work and dedication to the organization,” said Miriam Siegel, First Senior Vice President, Chief Culture and Development Officer of Country Bank.