Salisbury Bancorp, Inc. was honored today by The Boston Club for its commitment to include women on its board of directors. Each year The Boston Club pays tribute to New England public companies that have two or more women on their boards of directors. Sheila Bair, Chairman, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, was the keynote speaker at this year's Corporate Salute event held in Boston.
From left to right: Nancy Humphreys, Louise Brown, Holly Nelson
"I am very pleased to have Salisbury Bancorp honored at this event," said Rick Cantele, President and CEO of Salisbury Bank. "Salisbury Bank has a long tradition of inclusion in our workplace and on our Board. We currently have three women, out of ten outside board members, serving as directors of Salisbury Bancorp, Inc. and the Bank."
Cantele continued, "Louise F. Brown, attorney, partner with Ackerly Brown, LLP; Nancy F. Humphreys, retired Citibank, Managing Director and Treasurer of Global Corporate Investment Bank North America for Citigroup New York; and Holly J. Nelson, Member and Tour Operator, Horses North, LLC and Member in Oblong Property Management, LLC, provide experience, guidance and a unique perspective to our Board."
The Boston Club is an organization of senior executive and professional women committed to developing, promoting and recognizing women leaders by providing professional and personal support for members through networking and career development activities; actively promoting the professional advancement of women; increasing participation of women on corporate and nonprofit boards and becoming a driving force in the community and an advocate on issues that affect women in business.
The Boston Club believes that recognizing the accomplishments of women provides a forum for acknowledging the contributions women make to business and the communities in which they live, and encourages the participation of more women in activities which enrich their professional and personal lives.
Salisbury Bancorp, Inc., is the parent company of Salisbury Bank and Trust Company, a full-service community bank headquartered in Lakeville, Connecticut which presently operates full service branches in Canaan, Lakeville, Salisbury and Sharon, Connecticut, Sheffield and South Egremont Massachusetts as well as Dover Plains and Millerton, New York. The Bank has been serving families and businesses for 160 years and offers a full range of consumer and business banking products and services as well as trust and wealth advisory services.