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Fidelity Bank’s LifeDesign Approach Results in a Banner Year

May 01, 2017

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Deposits reach $659 million; $290,000 given to community organizations in 2016

Fidelity Bank posted a 26% increase in deposits in 2016, enough to earn recognition as the fastest-growing bank in Massachusetts, according to the Boston Business Journal.

 

Valuing Our Differences - A Holiday Message from Our CEO

December 21, 2016

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For much of my tenure at Fidelity Bank, the sentiment above has been a core principle that has informed our Bank’s culture. In fact, it is currently displayed prominently on the wall of our boardroom. The concept was first introduced to me years ago by longtime board member Ron Marchetti, whom I am privileged to consider a mentor, and I distilled it into this simple but powerful quote:

 

“If you value the differences in people, the differences will create value.”

Community Foundation Created by Fidelity Bank will Support Barre, Paxton and Princeton Area Nonprofits - Barre Savings Charitable Foundation Endowed with $1.5 Million

July 20, 2016

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Community organizations serving the Barre, Paxton and Princeton areas will be the focus of support from the newly created Barre Savings Charitable Foundation, a Fidelity Bank Endowment. Fidelity Bank, a Leominster-based community bank, merged with Barre Savings Bank in April. The foundation was established as part of the merger process, and was endowed by Fidelity Bank with $1.5 million.

Fidelity Bank’s Manzi Joins Board of Mass. Mental Health Organization

May 01, 2016

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Edward F. Manzi Jr., chairman and CEO of Fidelity Bank, has been elected a member of the board of directors of the Massachusetts chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI).  NAMI Massachusetts, with 18 local affiliates and over 2,500 members, is comprised of individuals with mental illness, their family members and others in the mental health community.

Fidelity Bank Paid “Community Dividend” of $250,000 to Central Mass. Charities and Causes in 2015

March 25, 2016

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Fidelity Bank paid a LifeDesign Community Dividend of more than $258,000 to 150 community organizations, events, and causes in Central Massachusetts last year. The Community Dividend is part of the bank’s LifeDesign promise and mission to help improve the quality of life of its clients, communities, and employees.

Fidelity Bank Names Barry D. Bliss SVP, Chief Commercial Banking Officer

March 24, 2016

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Barry D. Bliss of Framingham has joined Fidelity Bank as senior vice president and chief commercial banking officer. Bliss brings 30-plus years of commercial-lending experience in a variety of roles across Massachusetts and New England.