Centreville Bank President, CEO and Chairman of the Board Harold M. Horvat today announced that Mark A. Light, Jr. has joined the bank as vice president, relationship manager.
As a member of the commercial banking team at Centreville, including its division, Putnam Bank, located in Connecticut, Light will focus on enhancing existing and building new business relationships in Central and Eastern Connecticut.
“Commercial banking continues to be an important part of our business, and Mark brings a well-rounded perspective to this position,” said Horvat. “With an advanced degree in business, military service, and past leadership roles in both retail and commercial banking, Mark can put himself in our customers’ seats in order to develop fine-tuned, productive banking programs.”
Light comes to Centreville Bank with some 16 years of progressive experience in retail, small business, and commercial banking. Most recently, he served as vice president, relationship manager at Berkshire Bank in Willimantic, CT, He also held positions of increasing responsibility at The Savings Institute Bank and Trust, also in Willimantic, and the Savings Bank of Manchester (CT). Light is a United States Navy, Gulf War Veteran.
He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Eastern Connecticut State University and a Master of Business Administration degree, with a concentration in Finance, from the University of Connecticut. He currently serves as Treasurer for Willimantic Renaissance Inc. and is a board member of the QVCC Foundation at Quinebaug Valley Community College. Mark resides in Coventry, CT, with his wife and two children.
About Centreville Bank
Founded in 1828 and headquartered in West Warwick, Rhode Island, Centreville Bank is a full-service mutual bank operating through eight branch locations in Coventry, Cranston, East Greenwich, Narragansett, North Kingstown, West Greenwich, Warwick, and West Warwick, as well as a loan production office in Providence. In addition, Putnam Bank, which is headquartered in Putnam, Connecticut, operates as a division of Centreville Bank and serves the Eastern Connecticut market with eight offices located in Danielson, Gales Ferry (Ledyard), Griswold, Norwich, Plainfield, Pomfret, and Putnam (two locations). Centreville currently has total assets of $1.9 billion.