On The Job/Business Briefs, May 4, 2018





Thursday, May 03, 2018
Cooperative Bank announces hire, promotions

Michael Tucker, president and CEO, announced the following new hire as well as recent promotions at Greenfield Cooperative Bank.

Maureen “Maura” A. Guzik joined Greenfield Cooperative Bank as vice president of commercial loans. Guzik will be responsible for developing new commercial business in Hampshire County with the Northampton Coop division of the bank. She will be based in the bank’s Triangle Street branch in Amherst. Guzik has over 34 years of commercial banking experience. She resides in Belchertown.

Casey L. Cusson has been promoted to assistant vice president and branch manager of the bank’s Shelburne Falls location. Cusson has over 15 years of management experience. Casey joined Greenfield Cooperative Bank in June 2017. He resides in Shelburne.

Erin A. Tautznik was promoted to branch officer. Tautznik has over 13 years’ banking experience. She is responsible for managing the 67 King St., Northampton office of the bank. She joined Northampton Cooperative Bank in 2004 and resides in Westhampton.

Janet L. Rosenkranz, credit officer, has additionally been named the credit department manager, and is now responsible for the bank’s credit department staff and coordinating its activities. Rosenkranz joined the bank in 2016 and has over 18 years’ experience in banking. She resides in East Longmeadow.

Greenfield Savings offers credit score, report service

To help customers monitor their credit, Greenfield Savings Bank is now offering free credit scores and credit reports to its account customers through GSB online banking and the GSB mobile banking app.

The new service, called the GSB CreditCenter, allows customers to view their credit score and to review and monitor their credit reports, as often as they want without affecting their credit.

The GSB CreditCenter offers additional services including credit report activity alerts and a financial education section that includes information on how to help improve credit scores, manage finances and more. There is no fee for the service and no credit card is required when registering.

“This is a premium service that we are offering free to allow our customers to monitor their credit information without the monthly fees charged by many others companies,” said Denise Coyne, chief operating officer and executive vice president of the Greenfield Savings Bank. “Monitoring your credit report and credit score is very important and can protect you from errors and fraud.”

UMass names new vice chancellor

AMHERST — Mark A. Fuller, current dean and Thomas O’Brien endowed chair at the Isenberg School of Management at UMass Amherst, has been appointed the new vice chancellor for development and alumni relations by UMass Amherst Chancellor Kumble R. Subbaswamy.

Fuller will succeed Michael A. Leto, who announced his upcoming retirement last fall. As the university’s chief advancement officer, Fuller will serve on the chancellor’s leadership team and be responsible for short- and long-term plans to improve private support as well as cultivate strong relationships with UMass alumni and supporters.

“Mark is a transformative leader who has fostered a culture of excellence at the Isenberg School of Management, building relationships and growing engagement with alumni of all ages and from a variety of personal and professional backgrounds,” said Subbaswamy. “Educating the next generation of leaders and innovators in Massachusetts will require new levels of private support, as well as public investment, and Mark has the skills, passion and vision to play a lead role in our success. I am excited to welcome Mark to this critically important position.”

Fuller has led the Isenberg School of Management since 2009.