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Fidelity Bank Podcast Series

Below please enjoy our most recent Fidelity Bank LifeDesign for Business Podcasts featuring Fidelity Bank leadership, employees, clients, and community partners. Another way our LifeDesign approach helps bring you the clarity you need to move forward with confidence.


Episode 10 – The Region’s Housing Market with Dana Roberts Senior Vice President, Lending Officer at Fidelity Bank and Lee Joseph at Coldwell Banker: October 21, 2020

Featuring Fidelity Bank’s Senior Operations & Mortgage Lending Officer, Dana Roberts with Lee Joseph from Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, discussing the current state of the local residential housing market, changes in the lending process, and the overall homebuying process.


Episode 9 – Being Smart About Cyber Security with Brad Kirlin, Senior Vice President, Chief Technology Officer at Fidelity Bank: October 6, 2020

Featuring Fidelity Bank’s Chief Technology Officer, Brad Kirlin, discussing how to protect your business from cyber attacks through the pandemic and beyond.


Episode 8 – How Local Historical Redevelopment and Neighborhood Investment is Meeting the Needs of our Communities with Daniel Stroe and Tim Adler of Stamp Factory Lofts: September 23, 2020

Featuring Fidelity Bank’s Chairman and CEO, Ed Manzi, along with Daniel Stroe and Tim Adler of Stamp Factory Lofts/128 Chandler St., discussing how local historical preservation and redevelopment is improving our neighborhoods and meeting the needs of communities.


Episode 7 – Covid-19 Impact on Greater Worcester’s Commercial Real Estate Market with Jim Umphrey of Kelleher & Sadowsky: July 29, 2020

Featuring Fidelity Bank’s Chairman and CEO, Ed Manzi, along with Jim Umphrey, principal of Kelleher & Sadowsky, discussing the current and future state of the region’s commercial real estate market including the shift to remote work and its impact on office leasing, attracting future investors, and the area’s growth sectors.


Episode 6 – Worcester’s Reopening and Recovering Efforts with Worcester’s City Manager: July 22, 2020

Featuring Fidelity Bank’s Chairman and CEO, Ed Manzi, along with Edward Augustus, Worcster City Manager, discussing Worcester’s economic recovery, reopening plans, and the City’s high level of caring and collaboration across the public, private and non-profit sectors.


Episode 5 – Covid-19 Impact & Recovery with City of Leominster Mayor: June 24, 2020

Featuring Fidelity Bank’s Chairman and CEO, Ed Manzi, along with Dean Mazzarella, Mayor of the City of Leominster, discussing the economic impact, recovery efforts, and the region’s response to the Covid-19 crisis from the perspective of the second largest city in Central MA.


Episode 4 – PPP Flexibility Act: June 10, 2020

Featuring Fidelity Bank’s Chairman and CEO, Ed Manzi, discussing key updates to the Payroll Protection Program (PPP) loan forgiveness process that are part of PPP Flexibility Act passed in to law on June 5th.


Episode 3 – Clarity and Confidence for the YWCA: May 13, 2020

Featuring Fidelity Bank’s Chairman and CEO, Ed Manzi, along with Linda Cavaioli, Executive Director, YWCA Central Massachusetts, discussing the YWCA’s major renovation, PPP loan, and domestic violence program, and how the bank’s services and caring people have added clarity and confidence during these times.


Episode 2 – PPP Eligibility, Rehiring, and Return Period: May 6, 2020

Featuring Fidelity Bank’s Chairman and CEO, Ed Manzi, discussing updated guidance to the SBA’s PPP loans regarding eligibility, rehiring employees, and the SBA’s return period.


Episode 1 – PPP Forgiveness: April 29, 2020

Featuring Fidelity Bank’s Chairman and CEO, Ed Manzi, discussing the SBA’s Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) and the guidance surrounding forgiveness of these loans.