United Bank Hires Tony Fontaine of Chicopee
United Bank today announced the hiring of Tony Fontaine of Chicopee, Massachusetts as Vice President and Regional Manager responsible for overseeing the sales, service and operations of the Bank’s branches in West Springfield, Worcester and Northern Connecticut.
Fontaine, who will cover 26 branches in Massachusetts and Connecticut, is a retail banking leader who comes to United Bank from Florence Bank in Florence, Massachusetts where he was Senior Vice President and Director of Retail Banking. He also spent ten years as Senior Vice President and Regional Manager for Citizens Bank in Ludlow where he oversaw 13 branches in the Western Mass market. He started in retail banking in 2004 as a Branch Manager for Bank of America.
Throughout his career Fontaine has earned various company honors and awards, including top regional manager, Chairman’s Award, Highest Employee Engagement, Top Customer Satisfaction Score and others.
In addition to his extensive professional experience in retail banking, Fontaine has also been active in the community with organizations such as the Food Bank of Western Massachusetts, Gear for Grades, Springfield Regional Chamber of Commerce and the Chicopee Chamber of Commerce.
Fontaine earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Marketing from Western New England University.