Bank Names New COO

Rosemary Briglia

THOMASTON — Rosemary Briglia has been named executive vice president and chief operating officer of Thomaston Savings Bank following the retirement of former COO, Jim Nichol. Ms. Briglia joined the bank 15 years ago and has worked in the banking industry for more than 30 years. Most recently she has served as the bank’s senior vice president and senior retail banking officer. She was responsible for the oversight of retail, marketing and operations.

In her new role, Ms. Briglia will assist the bank president in bank-wide strategies and the development of corporate operations, personnel, core values and culture, financial performance and growth.

She will also plan, organize and direct the activities of the bank’s operations, human resources, marketing, retail branch and lending origination divisions.

“Rosemary is the ideal candidate to succeed Jim, she has been a key member of our executive team,” said Stephen Lewis, Thomaston Savings Bank president and chief executive officer.

“She will undoubtedly thrive in her new role as COO.”

Ms. Briglia earned her bachelor’s degree in business administration with a concentration in finance from Providence College and her master of business administration from the University of New Haven.

She is also a graduate of the Connecticut School of Finance and Management and the Stonier Graduate School of Banking.

Ms. Briglia volunteers with the United Way of Greater Waterbury and serves as a committee member for the Greater Waterbury Campership Fund.

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