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Maureen Hanley-Bellitto, Senior Vice President, Commercial Team Leader
203.780.1306

Hanley-Bellitto, who resides in Fairfield, comes to United from TD Bank Group of Wilton, Connecticut, where she was Senior Vice President. Prior to TD Bank, Hanley-Bellitto was a Regional Real Estate Team Leader for Commerce Bank in Westport where she established the Connecticut market infrastructure and ran the Real Estate Lending Group. She also spent 13 years with Fairfield County Bank with their commercial lending team.

Currently, Hanley-Bellitto is on the Board of Directors for the Stamford Chamber of Commerce; the Chair of the Women’s Leadership Council; and Director of the Cardinal Sheehan Center, a nonprofit in Bridgeport that addresses the educational, cultural and social needs of area families. Additionally, she is the former President of the Home Builders and Remodelers Association of Fairfield County. Hanley-Bellitto graduated from the University of Connecticut with a pre-law degree and in 2014, earned the New Leader in Banking Award from the Connecticut Bankers Association.

 

Kim Karl, Vice President, Commercial Banking Officer
203.780.1095

Karl, who resides in Bethel, Connecticut, comes to United Bank from TD Bank Group, where she held the title of Vice President, Commercial Relationship Manager. From 1986 to 2010, Karl worked for People’s United Bank, serving the company in different roles including Assistant Vice President, Commercial Loan Officer in Stamford and Vice President, Financial Services Manager in Norwalk. In addition to her expansive professional experience in Fairfield County, Karl has a strong understanding and familiarity with this part of the state, graduating from Stamford High School and earning her undergraduate degree and M.B.A. from Sacred Heart University in Fairfield. She also completed the American Bankers Association’s Connecticut School of Finance and Management Program.

In the community, she is a member of the Community Capital Fund, a volunteer for the American Cancer Society, a volunteer with the United Way of Western Connecticut and serves as a mentor for Norwalk and Bethel Public Schools.

 

Gregory Pastor, Jr., Vice President, Commercial Banking Officer
203.780.1168

Pastor, who resides in Fairfield, Connecticut, most recently held the position of Vice President and Commercial Lender for TD Bank Group. Before joining TD Bank, Pastor was a commercial lender with The Bank of New Canaan in New Canaan; a Senior Commercial Lender with Fairfield County Bank in Ridgefield; and Assistant Vice President, Small Business Specialist with The Bank of New York, Southern Westchester, New York. He started his career in the financial industry with JP Morgan Chase.

Pastor earned a degree in International Business with a minor in Finance from Fairfield University in Fairfield and an M.B.A. from the Fordham Graduate School of Business. He is a member of the Home Builders and Remodelers Association of Fairfield County, Real Estate Finance Association and the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties. He is also a member of the Westport Rotary.

 

Lisa T. Stuard, Assistant Vice President, Commercial Loan Administrator
203.780.1236

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.

 

Kathryn (Kate) A. Eren, Vice President, Cash Management Officer
203.780.1177

Eren, who resides in Bethlehem, Connecticut was most recently with TD Bank, N.A. in New Britain where she was Vice President, Treasury Management. She also worked in TD Bank’s Waterbury office in her role as Assistant Vice President, Merchant Services. Eren earned a Bachelor of Sciences degree in Business Administration from Merrimack College in Massachusetts and a M.B.A. from Southern Connecticut State University in New Haven. She is active in the community as a member of the United Way.

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