Stuard, who resides in Bethel, Connecticut, comes to United Bank from TD Bank, where she held the title of Officer, Commercial Real Estate Loan Specialist. Stuard’s banking career started in 2001 as a Prime Time Teller for Peoples Bank. She quickly expanded her knowledge and professional experience to find herself as The Assistant Vice President, Branch Sales Manager of Hudson United Bank’s flagship office in Westport, Connecticut, where she provided her expertise in deposit growth, operations, customer service and branch management. In 2004 to 2010, Stuard entered the world of Commercial Lending with TD Bank, formerly Commerce Bank, AVP, Commercial Real Estate Loan Closer, where she provided customer/ lender/ credit/ management support, administration and monitoring of TD Bank’s construction portfolio.
Stuard is very involved in her community and has served on the board of Trustees for the Norwalk Seaport Association and served as a member of Westport’s Downtown Merchant’s Association as well as a member of the local Chamber of Commerce.