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Fidelity Bank appoints Joseph Silva to lead Commercial Banking team – Silva brings extensive experience, impressive results to drive Fidelity Bank’s LifeDesign approach

Fidelity Bank today announced the appointment of Joseph Silva to Senior Vice President, Chief Commercial Banking Officer, effective immediately. In this role, he will lead all aspects of Commercial Banking and Cash Management sales with a focus on growing the business while also embracing Fidelity Bank’s LifeDesign approach. He succeeds Barry Bliss, Chief Commercial Banking […]

Fidelity Bank announces financials at annual meeting – Exceeds annual results expectations, assists communities with funding to navigate pandemic

The year 2020 was a unique year for Fidelity Bank as the global pandemic created an unexpected shift in the world as we knew it. While the year presented unprecedented challenges related to the pandemic, Fidelity Bank remained focused on its newly-refined LifeDesign Banking approach of helping clients, colleagues and community members get where they […]

Fidelity Bank appoints 12 colleagues to new roles at locations across its service area – Fidelity Bank promotes from within to drive LifeDesign approach, provide clients with continued outstanding service

Fidelity Bank today announced the appointment of 12 colleagues to new roles at eight locations across its service area, effective immediately. “Our mission and vision drive us to set a new bar for the community banking industry,” said Dee Sendrowski, Senior Vice President, Human Resources Director, Fidelity Bank. “We trust the integrity, ability and character […]

Fidelity Bank announces results of 2021 Economic Survey – Recovering from challenges of the pandemic top of mind for business owners, consumers

Fidelity Bank recently announced the results of its 2021 Economic Survey, providing an overview of how more than 200 businesses and more than 500 consumers perceive the state and regional economy over the next 12 months as the region recovers from the pandemic. While the effects of COVID-19 are keeping the region’s business owners up […]

LifeDesign Holding Company, a wholly owned subsidiary of Fidelity Mutual Holding Company, Completes Private Placement of $20 Million of Subordinated Notes

Leominster, MA (May 26, 2021) – LifeDesign Holding Company (the “Company”), a wholly owned subsidiary of Fidelity Mutual Holding Company and the mid-tier holding company of Fidelity Co-operative Bank (the “Bank”), announced today the completion of its private placement of $20.0 million in fixed-to-floating rate subordinated notes due 2031 (the “Notes”). The Notes bear a […]

Fidelity Bank Donated Nearly $450,000 in 2020 through its LifeDesign Community Dividend

Published: March 30, 2020 In an extraordinary year of challenge due to the pandemic, Fidelity Bank donated nearly $450,000 to more than 200 worthy organizations, events, and causes in several Central and Eastern Massachusetts communities in 2020 through its LifeDesign Community Dividend, which is money the bank sets aside for this purpose each year. The […]

Fidelity Bank Gives Awards to Employees Who Exemplify the Bank’s Values of Doing Right by Clients, Colleagues and Communities

Published: March 10, 2020 Several Fidelity Bank employees were virtually honored by Fidelity Bank at the bank’s annual All Hearts Meeting March 9 for their unique contributions during an unusual year. “It is a pleasure to recognize our caring colleagues for the work they do,” says Ed Manzi Jr., Fidelity Bank Chairman and CEO. “I […]

Fidelity Bank Makes More than $50,000 in Holiday Donations To Help Those Most Affected by COVID-19

Published: December 15, 2020 Fidelity Bank is providing more than $50,000 in additional holiday support to more than a dozen Massachusetts food pantries to help people affected by the pandemic. The bank has donated more than $50,000 to various local organizations across the 14 locations where Fidelity Bank has full-service offices. This is in addition […]

Fidelity Bank Gives Awards to Employees Who Exemplify the Bank’s Values of Doing Right by Clients, Colleagues and Communities

Published: August 20, 2020 Several Fidelity Bank employees were virtually honored by Fidelity Bank for their contributions during a year that has been unlike any other due to COVID-19. “It is a pleasure to recognize the contributions of our caring colleagues,” says Ed Manzi Jr., Fidelity Bank Chairman and CEO. “I am inspired by how […]

Fidelity Bank Gives more than $200,000 through Caring for Our Communities COVID-19 Response Grants to Help Central Massachusetts Residents Affected by COVID-19

Published: July 07, 2020 Fidelity Bank has shown its support for the communities they serve throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, giving  more than $200,000 to various causes through Caring for Our Communities COVID-19 Response Grants.  “We all must respond to the needs of our community during a crisis such as the COVID-19 pandemic,” says Fidelity Bank […]

Fidelity Bank Graduates Second Group of LifeDesign University Students

Published: March 04, 2020 The second graduating class of Fidelity Bank’s LifeDesign University had reason to celebrate at their graduation January 30 at Oak Hill Country Club in Fitchburg, MA. The class of 13 Fidelity Bank employees met every three weeks for two hours over a year long period to complete the professional development program. […]

Fidelity Bank Donating a Major Piece of its History to Fitchburg State University

Published: November 27, 2019 Former headquarters to be part of effort to revitalize the Theater Block and increase financial education for residents and students. Fidelity Bank will mark the completion of its merger with Family Federal Savings Bank, by donating 675 Main Street, which was once the bank’s headquarters and only location, to Fitchburg State […]

Fidelity Bank named to the 2019 Boston Globe Top Places to Work List

  Published: November 21, 2019 Fidelity Bank, a community bank headquartered in Leominster with 12 full-service offices in central Massachusetts including Worcester and Fitchburg, was named one of the 2019 Boston Globe Top Places to Work. The Globe chose the honorees for the 12th annual award through evaluating employee surveys covering a variety of categories […]

Fidelity Bank joins Bank On Collaborative – Effort working to assist unbanked throughout Worcester & Southbridge

Published: July 18, 2019 Fidelity Bank and Berkshire Bank have joined Bay State Savings Bank, Commerce Bank, Cornerstone Bank, DCU and UniBank in offering the official Bank On Worcester County product. Bank On Worcester County seeks solutions to increase access and decrease barriers to banking through the development of safe and affordable products and options, […]

Fidelity Bank Joins Alloy Labs Alliance – Consortium of Community and Regional Banks Aimed at Bringing New Innovations to Market Faster

Published: July 11, 2019 Fidelity Bank announced that they have joined a consortium of community and regional banks looking to quicken the pace of innovation across the industry and level the playing field with the giant financial institutions that have spent millions of dollars building internal innovation labs and hiring full time innovation teams. Fidelity […]

Fidelity Bank and Family Federal Savings Announce Merger Agreement

Published: June 18, 2019 Fidelity Bank and Family Federal Savings have agreed to combine their two institutions under the Fidelity Bank charter. The merged state chartered, mutually owned financial institution will have combined assets of approximately $1.05 billion. Fidelity Bank’s headquarters are in Leominster and has 12 full-service offices in central Massachusetts. Family Federal Savings’ […]

Fidelity Bank Continues to Grow Financially and In the Community

Published: April 30, 2019 In 2018, Fidelity Bank saw a year of steady financial growth while fulfilling its LifeDesign promise of being a team of caring people, who take a caring approach, to provide caring solutions for its clients, colleagues and community. The community bank with headquarters in Leominster and 12 full service offices grew […]

Fidelity Bank Gives Awards to Employees Who Exemplify the Bank’s Values of Doing Right by Clients, Colleagues and Communities

Published: March 31, 2019 Several Fidelity Bank employees were honored March 5 at the bank’s annual All Hearts Meeting at DoubleTree by Hilton in Leominster. “It was a pleasure to bring attention to a group of people who demonstrated the highest level of commitment to maintaining and supporting the bank’s culture and values during the […]

Fidelity Bank Donated More than $400,000 in 2018 through its LifeDesign Community Dividend

Published: January 31, 2019 Fidelity Bank donated more than $400,000 to more than 250 worthy organizations, events, and causes  in several Central Massachusetts communities including Worcester, Fitchburg, and Leominster in 2018 through its LifeDesign Community Dividend, which is money the bank sets aside for this purpose each year. On Blue Jean Fridays, employees donate five […]

Fidelity Bank Takes Home Three “Best Of” Awards

Published: December 31, 2018 We are proud to announce that in 2018 Fidelity Bank was voted: Worcester Telegram & Gazette Best Bank and Best Financial Services in Central Massachusetts Best Bank by the Leominster Champion Best Bank by Baystate Parent

Caring Connects Us All – A Holiday Message from our CEO

Published: December 21, 2018 Not long ago, I heard about a Fidelity Bank business client who confided in her LifeDesign banker. The worry? Her family had been blindsided by news that a loved one had a devastating illness requiring expensive daily care. In a heartbeat, the meeting found new purpose—from caring about the health and […]

Fidelity Bank Employees Participate in Movember Fund-Razor to Benefit Westborough based 15-40 Connection

Published: November 30, 2018 Fidelity Bank employees held what they called a “Movember Fund-Razor” to show their caring hearts to help a worthy Westborough cancer prevention organization. The Leominster based community bank donated $2,000 raised during Movember to the nonprofit 15-40 Connection, which is focused on educating and empowering people about early cancer detection.  It […]

Fidelity Bank Establishes Micro Loan to Celebrate Completion of Merger with Colonial Co-Operative Bank

Published: September 28, 2018 Fidelity Bank is supporting small local businesses in the communities of Gardner and Winchendon in recognition of the completion of its merger with Colonial Co-Operative Bank, which had branches in those communities prior to the merger. The merged state chartered, mutually owned financial institution has combined assets of more than $822 […]

Fidelity Bank Names Vargas Leominster Connector Branch Manager and VP

LEOMINSTER, Mass. – Nov. 10, 2015 – Ruby Vargas has joined Fidelity Bank as vice president, branch and business development manager, of its Leominster Connector office. She was branch sales and service manager at IC Credit Union. Vargas has more than 20 years of banking experience. In her new position, Vargas advocates the bank’s LifeDesign […]

Christopher W. McCarthy Named President and COO of Fidelity Bank

LEOMINSTER, MA, – Sept. 17, 2015 – Fidelity Bank Chairman and CEO Edward Manzi announced today that Christopher W. McCarthy of Holden, a 20-year veteran of community and regional banks in Massachusetts, will join Fidelity on October 5th as the Bank’s next president and chief operating officer. The announcement comes several months after John Merrill, […]

Barre Savings Bank and Fidelity Bank Announce Merger Agreement

LEOMINSTER AND BARRE, MASSACHUSETTS – Sept. 2, 2015 – Fidelity Bank, headquartered in Leominster, and Barre Savings Bank, headquartered in Barre, today announced that they have agreed to combine their two institutions under the Fidelity Bank charter. In a shared statement, Barre Savings Bank President and CEO Guy H. Boyer and Fidelity Bank Chairman & […]

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