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Jennifer Wood Joins as Assistant Vice President, Assistant Corporate Controller

January 10, 2020

Jennifer Wood, AVP, Assistant Corporate Controller

Jennifer Wood has joined New Hampshire Mutual Bancorp (NHMB) as Assistant Vice President, Assistant Corporate Controller. She is based in Concord, at NHMB’s operations facility for Concord-based employees on 16 Foundry Street. In this role, Wood will help oversee the drafting, analysis, processing and finalizing of financial data for Meredith Village Savings Bank, Merrimack County Savings Bank, Savings Bank of Walpole and MillRiver Wealth Management.

“We’re happy to welcome Jennifer to our team,” said Nicole LaPorte, Vice President, Corporate Controller at NHMB. “Her extensive financial background in a community banking environment will serve and complement us well. I am excited to see how we evolve with her leadership and guidance.”

“It’s exciting to be part of such a well-regarded organization like New Hampshire Mutual Bancorp,” said Wood. “NHMB’s unique model allows for extensive support to three 150 year-old community banks and a wealth management firm. This allows each company to focus on providing the best, most personalized service to their local communities through volunteerism, financial support and expertise. I look forward to my time in beautiful New Hampshire at such a warm, welcoming company.”

Prior to NHMB, Wood was the Vice President and Manager of Financial Reporting at United Bank in Hartford, CT. She has also previously held leadership roles within community banking and accounting firms.

Wood is a member and former board member of the Connecticut Society of Certified Public Accountants. She remains active on their Financial Institutions Committee, having previously served as the committee chair person from 2013 to 2017. She is also a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Wood holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Quinnipiac University and resides in Barnstead, NH.

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