NESB Announces James Hanlon as Senior Vice President, Chief Credit Officer

North Easton Savings Bank welcomes James Hanlon to the Bank’s Senior Management Team.  In his role as Senior Vice President and Chief Credit Officer, Mr. Hanlon is responsible for the overall management of the Bank’s Credit Administration department, including the underwriting and loan review analysis process and all functions providing lending support, direction, credit information, and loan policies, procedures, and processes to ensure the overall quality of the Bank’s lending portfolio.

“We are excited to welcome Jim to our growing team of industry experts. His extensive experience and industry specific knowledge will pair nicely with the Bank’s established sound lending practices and healthy loan portfolio,” stated President and CEO, Rich Spencer. Mr. Spencer continued, “I personally am looking forward to the success Jim will help foster within our local business community.”

Prior to joining North Easton Savings Bank, Mr. Hanlon was the First Vice President and Chief Credit Officer at HarborOne Bank and assisted in establishing the Commercial Lending Division 15 years ago.  Jim’s 35-year banking career has always been focused on the community of the South Shore, having gained experience at both Rockland Trust and Santander Bank; where he was awarded the Small Business Administration (SBA) Financial Services Champion of the Year for Massachusetts, and was recognized Nationally as the SBA Export Lender of the Year. 

Mr. Hanlon received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Bryant University and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Massachusetts.

Outside his role with NESB, Jim has been active with United Way of Greater Plymouth County, My Brother’s Keeper, the Executive Committee of the Mayflower Council of the Boy Scouts of America, and as Scout Master of Troop 95 in Sharon, MA.  Mr. Hanlon is currently a Board Member of South Eastern Economic Development and sits on their Small Business Loan Committee.

 “I am excited to join the burgeoning team at North Easton Savings Bank to oversee the credit quality of this wonderful community-oriented institution” stated Mr. Hanlon. “I look forward to bringing my expertise to support the strategic and secure growth of the Bank’s loan portfolio.”