Barbara Lemieux, 2016

Brian Smith Joins the Commercial Lending Team at The Merrimack

Brian Smith, VP Commercial Portfolio Loan Officer

Merrimack County Savings Bank (The Merrimack) welcomes Brian Smith as Vice President Commercial Portfolio Loan Officer. Based out of Downtown Concord, Smith will focus on developing and maintaining the bank’s commercial loan portfolio by working with business customers to help secure funding.

“I’m excited for the opportunity to join The Merrimack, who has such a great track record for putting people first these last 156 years,” said Smith. “I look forward to serving our local communities and establishing meaningful relationships that help promote success.”

“Brian has already proven to be a great addition to the team,” said James Gallagher, SVP & Commercial Loan Officer. “His extensive knowledge in commercial credit and lending will help to support growth within our community.”

Smith comes to The Merrimack with more than three decades of experience managing loan portfolios, most recently in the automotive industry. Outside of the office, Smith has spent many years coaching youth sports and volunteering at the Manchester Animal Shelter and New Horizons Food Pantry. He resides in Bedford with his wife, Camie, and two of their four children.

Merrimack Style is treating everyone – customers, employees and community members – with dignity, care, respect and compassion. Founded in 1867, The Merrimack has served the people, businesses, non-profits and municipalities in Central and Southern New Hampshire for 155 years. In 2022, The Merrimack was recognized as “best bank” by the Capital Area People’s Preferences or CAPPIE Awards for the 13th year in a row. Merrimack County Savings Bank is a mutual savings bank that benefits local depositors, borrowers, and surrounding communities instead of stockholders on Wall Street. To learn more, visit any of their local offices in Bow, Concord, Contoocook, Hooksett and Nashua, call 800.541.0006 or visit

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