Joanne Connelly returns to the commercial lending team at Merrimack County Savings Bank (The Merrimack) as Senior Vice President, Commercial Lending Team Leader. Based out of Nashua, Connelly will oversee and support commercial lending efforts throughout Southern New Hampshire.
“We’re excited to welcome Joanne back to the team!” said James Gallagher, Senior Vice President, Commercial Loan Officer at the Merrimack. “Joanne has enjoyed an impressive career in banking spanning over 35 years. I’m confident she will help us evolve and strengthen our presence in the southern part of the state.”
Connelly brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to The Merrimack. Beginning her career as a teller, Connelly branched out to roles in loan servicing, loan administration, commercial credit and commercial lending.
“I’m thrilled to be back at The Merrimack and for the opportunity to be part of the commercial lending team,” said Connelly. “Backed by a bank that’s dedicated to our communities, I look forward to helping local businesses not only grow, but thrive.”
Connelly earned her degree in Business Studies with a concentration in Finance from New Hampshire College and also studied at the New England School of Banking at Williams College. Outside of the office, she enjoys volunteering for a variety of nonprofits. She resides in Mont Vernon with her husband, Chris.