Sara Lauze has been promoted to Senior Vice President, Operations Officer for New Hampshire Mutual Bancorp (NHMB). In this role, Lauze will provide leadership of loan operations, deposit operations, collections, and digital banking services for Savings Bank of Walpole, Merrimack County Savings Bank and Meredith Village Savings Bank.
“Sara’s experience and expertise have been essential in the success of many of our major company-wide projects – most recently upgrading our online banking system for our banks,” noted Angela Strozewski, Executive Vice President and Senior Operations Officer. “Sara has a wonderful ability to meet the needs of our customers as well as her colleagues at the Banks. She is very well regarded by her staff and her peers and I am confident she will continue to excel.”
Lauze joined the Merrimack in 2005 as an ATM Deposit Services Assistant. She has held several positions in operations and information technology services. Lauze has held several roles in operations with increasing responsibilities – she was promoted to Operations Supervisor in 2014, to Digital Banking Officer in 2015, Assistant Vice President in 2016, and Vice President in 2018.
Lauze is a graduate of New Hampshire Technical Institute and the New England School for Financial Studies. She also earned her Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) status in 2012 from the Project Management Institute.