North Brookfield Savings Bank Hires Mark Drew as Senior Vice President, Chief Commercial Lending Officer

 North Brookfield Savings Bank is pleased to announce the hiring of Mark Drew as Senior Vice President, Chief Commercial Lending Officer of the Bank’s Commercial Lending Department headquartered at their Business Center in Ware, MA.

“Mark’s comprehensive background and extensive knowledge in the commercial lending industry strengthens the Bank, allowing us to continue to grow our commercial presence within Massachusetts and beyond,” said North Brookfield Savings Bank President, Marco Bernasconi, Jr. “I am confident he will be instrumental in helping our business customers obtain the financing that best suits their needs.”

Mark Drew, a resident of Stoneham, joins North Brookfield Savings Bank as a seasoned expert with over 20 years in the Banking Industry, he will be responsible for overseeing all commercial lending and commercial credit transactions. Drew will be supervising and assisting the Commercial Loan Team to grow the Bank’s commercial assets through new commercial loan and deposit generation. He will expand North Brookfield Savings Banks name recognition for commercial business and additionally, he will develop relationships with customers, guiding them to other valuable deposit, residential mortgage and Bank products to help them financially succeed.

Drew will be primarily based out the North Brookfield Savings Bank Business Center located at 40 Main Street on Route 9 in Ware. However, he will travel throughout Massachusetts and parts of New England to meet and discuss banking options with current and prospective business customers.

Drew most recently served as Senior Vice President, Senior Commercial Loan officer at Stoneham Bank and prior to that served as Vice President, Commercial Loan Officer at both Needham Bank and Middlesex Savings Bank. In his previous roles he oversaw all commercial lending as well as asset and cash management.

Drew is a graduate of Providence College, where he obtained his Bachelor’s in Finance. He also completed a formal credit training course while with Middlesex Savings Bank. Mark emulates our Core Values both in and out of the workplace. He places a high importance on Community involvement and growth. Mark previously held the board position of Director at the MetroWest YMCA and currently holds the position of Director at the Boys and Girls Club in Stoneham, MA.

“I look forward to living up to the strong expectations of North Brookfield Savings Bank’s current commercial customers as well as building new relationships by creating a strong foundation for success with new prospects and customers alike,” said Senior Vice President, Chief Commercial Lending Officer Mark Drew. “My experience within the commercial lending industry has allowed me to develop the skills needed to understand pain points and provide sound business solutions for our customer’s financing needs. I am happy to lead the team at North Brookfield Savings Bank, a Bank that shares these values of caring, listening and taking action for their customers’ needs.”

Mark Drew can be reached by calling the Business Center at 40 Main Street in Ware, MA at 508-637-7504 or by emailing mdrew@BankNBSB.com. For commercial loan and deposit information, contact the North Brookfield Savings Bank Business Center at 508-637-7500 or businesscenter@banknbsb.com.