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He has served as Chairman and CEO of the Bank since 1993. He previously served as President and CEO of the East Weymouth Savings Bank from 1981 to 1988. Mr. Gaughen has substantial experience in both commercial and residential real estate lending. He has served as a Director of the Savings Bank Association of Massachusetts, the Massachusetts Bankers Association, and the Massachusetts Bar Association. He holds a BA from Georgetown University and a JD from Suffolk University Law School.
He is responsible for identifying and implementing long-term growth and profitability initiatives for the Bank. Patrick also serves on the Board of Directors and on the Executive Committee. Prior to joining HIFS, Patrick was a Foreign Service Officer (FSO) with the Department of State, where he specialized in Near Eastern Affairs and served overseas. He holds a BA in History and Political Science from Yale University, an MA in Security Studies from the Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown, and an MA in Political Science from Duke University.
As the Chief Financial Officer, he is responsible for the financial management of the Bank, including asset-liability management, accounting, budgeting, and regulatory reporting. Prior to joining the Company, he served as the Chief Financial Officer of C1 Financial (and its subsidiary C1 Bank) between 2013 and 2016. Before that, he held different finance roles in private and publicly listed companies in Brazil and Chile in different sectors. He holds a Master of Business Administration degree from IE Business School (Madrid, Spain) and a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. He is also a CFA charterholder.
She is responsible for the financial management of the Bank, including asset-liability management, accounting, budgeting, and regulatory reporting. She previously served as Assistant Vice President and Controller at the Bank. Prior to joining Hingham, she was the Finance/Accounting Manager for Arbella Insurance Group. Eileen is a Certified Public Accountant. She holds a BA in Management from Gettysburg College, as well as an MA in Accounting and an MBA from Northeastern University.
She leads the Bank’s Specialized Deposit Group, focusing on Government, Institutional, and Property Management clients. She has more than 15 years of banking experience specializing in business and institutional banking. Holly holds a Liberal Arts degree from Bridgewater State University and a certification from the New England College of Financial Studies.
As Vice President of Retail Banking, Andrew is responsible for the Bank’s retail branch network. Andrew has over 15 years of retail banking experience covering a variety of markets and financial institutions. He was most recently Vice President – Area Manager for the Boston-Seaport district of Blue Hills Bank. He holds a Bachelors of Fine Arts from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
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She is responsible for coordinating and managing the Bank’s electronic banking services and the operational functions of the Bank’s Digital Banking Group. She has more than 18 years of banking experience in retail and electronic banking. Leigh has a Liberal Arts degree from Trinity College and a certification from the New England College of Financial Studies.
He is responsible for developing, administering, and monitoring Bank programs to ensure compliance with federal and state regulations and Bank policies. He has been practicing law since 2003, beginning his career at Constable & Associates of Hingham. He has substantial experience in all phases of residential lending transactions and federal regulatory analysis and most recently he has served as Compliance Analyst with BNY Mellon in Boston. Mr. Constable holds a JD from Suffolk University Law School, and a BA from State University of New York at Plattsburgh.
She is responsible for overseeing the Bank’s marketing initiatives. Most recently, she worked as the Director of Marketing for Windham Capital Management where she was responsible for driving the Firm’s marketing strategy for institutional, retail and high net worth clients and prospects. Prior to Windham, Maggie held marketing positions at Cambridge Associates and Meketa Investment Group. She brings over 11 years of marketing experience to the Bank. Maggie holds a BA in Political Science from Providence College.
She is responsible for developing and overseeing the Bank’s Anti-Money Laundering and Bank Secrecy Act Compliance programs. Ms. Casey has over 20 years of experience in the financial services industry. Prior to joining HIFS, Ms. Casey served as Associate Counsel and BSA/AML Officer at Investors Bank and Trust Company and most recently was Vice President and Director of Compliance at State Street. Ms. Casey holds a JD from Suffolk University Law School and a BA from Boston College.
She leads the Bank’s Human Resources Department. Brenda comes to HIFS from Goodwin Procter, LLC and previously had spent 18 years at MFS Investment Management. She brings a wealth of experience in coaching and providing support in all HR-related areas including strategic planning, talent management, leadership development, performance management and employee relations. Brenda holds a BS in Finance from Bentley University and an MBA from the F.W. Olin Graduate School of Business (Babson College).
He is responsible for the Information Technology infrastructure of the Bank, including managing the core infrastructure and the data warehouse. He also supports the development and implementation of customer-facing technology products. He began his Information Technology career in 1998 with Customer Computer Solutions Inc, dealing with all aspects of Information Technology. Mr. Bears is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and, in addition to his other duties, serves as the Bank’s Information Security Officer.
He is responsible for developing new commercial and investment property loans and managing the Commercial Lending Group. Mr. Sullivan began his banking career with US Trust in 1985. He has also served as a Vice President within Fleet Bank’s Commercial Real Estate division and as a Mortgage Officer with Massachusetts Housing Finance Agency. Mr. Sullivan holds a BS in Business Management from Providence College.
Prior to joining the Bank in 2013, Sara had worked at Bank of America serving as a Vice President in both the residential and commercial lending areas. Sara holds a BA in Economics from Duke University.
He is now responsible for the Bank’s construction loan inspections. He previously served as the Bank’s Accounting Officer when he joined HIFS in 1990. He began his banking career with The Boston Five Cent Savings Bank in 1974, serving as Accounting Officer. He subsequently joined East Weymouth Savings Bank in 1985 with responsibilities for the Accounting and Property Management functions. Mr. Donovan holds a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and Business Administration.
Prior to joining HIFS in 2013, he was a Senior Vice President at Goedecke and Company, a leading Boston-based commercial real estate finance firm. Prior to Goedecke, Paul was responsible for acquisitions and asset management for a number of real estate private equity funds. Paul has a BS in Physics from Fairfield University.
After five years with AEW Capital Management in Boston from 1995-2000, he began his banking career in Wells Fargo’s Real Estate Merchant Banking group. Prior to joining HIFS in October 2009, he served as a loan officer for five years in HSBC Bank’s Commercial Real Estate group. Mr. Boyd holds a BA from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, an MA in English Literature from UMASS-Boston and an MBA from the F.W. Olin Graduate School of Business (Babson College).
He is responsible for developing new commercial and investment property loans within Boston and the surrounding communities. Pat began his banking career with South Shore Savings Bank in 2003, overseeing two of the bank’s branches. Prior to joining HIFS, Pat served as a Portfolio Manager with Rockland Trust where he managed a sizable commercial loan portfolio consisting largely of commercial real estate and construction loans. Pat holds a BS in Accounting and Finance from Bridgewater State University and an MBA from Northeastern University.
Brian is a Cash Management Specialist in the Digital Banking Group serving business clients with their banking needs. Brian holds a BA in Communication and Philosophy from Boston College.
Scott is responsible for managing relationships with commercial clients in the Washington, DC metro area. Prior to joining HIFS in 2019, he held various roles in the banking, real estate, and private equity industries. He holds a BA from Yale University, where he double-majored in Philosophy and German Studies.
She is responsible for the administration of the Bank’s construction lending portfolio and the operational functions of the Bank’s Commercial Lending Group. Prior to joining HIFS, Janice was a commercial loan officer and portfolio manager with Mass Business Development Corporation in Boston. She began her finance career with Unisys Finance in Brisbane, CA. Ms. Spiess holds a Liberal Arts degree from West Valley College and a Credit Analysis Certification from New England College of Business.
Nickie is part of our Digital Banking Group. She has over 15 years of Customer Service experience. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Music from Bridgewater State College.
Michael is a Relationship Manager in the Bank’s Specialized Deposit Group. He is responsible for developing new business relationships and deepening existing relationships. Michael brings over 10 years experience in the banking industry. Michael holds a Bachelors degree in Political Science from the University of Massachusetts, Boston.
Jessica originally joined the Bank in our South End branch and is now a part of our Digital Banking Group. She works with our business online and enhanced service products. Jessica holds a BS in Business Management and Dance from Springfield College.
Karina is part of the Digital Banking Group, focusing on back office operations of the bank. Her responsibilities include assisting customers with ATM and debit card related digital banking functions among other initiatives. She has more than 15 years of banking experience specializing in operations and customer service. Karina holds a Business Management degree from the New England College of Financial Studies.
Pat is responsible for originating residential mortgages as well as home equity lines of credit for primary residences and second homes in Eastern Massachusetts. She has proudly assisted borrowers with their lending needs for over 29 Years. She started her career as a Loan Officer at Shawmut Bank in 1987. She holds a BS in Business Administration from Worcester State.
Cindy is a Customer Experience Manager in the Bank’s Specialized Deposit Group. She is responsible for supporting our customers through our digital channels and enhancing processes and procedures. Cindy has held various positions on both the operational and retail sides of the Bank and most recently managed our South Weymouth Branch. Cindy holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Management from Northeastern University.
She is now responsible for originating residential real estate loans. She also assists other originators, processors, and servicers in their interactions with borrowers and others with particular focus on the assistance to the Chinese-American borrower community. Teresa holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing from Kaohsiung Medical University in Taiwan.
She is responsible for developing new business relationships and residential real estate loans in Boston. Most recently she was with Citibank as a business and personal banker with a focus on business development. Prior to Citi, she began her banking career at Leader Bank in Arlington, MA. Robin brings 7 years of banking and lending experience to her position and is actively involved in several Boston business organizations and neighborhood associations.
As a Relationship Manager in the Specialized Deposit Group, Tara supports our government, institutional, and property management clients. She has extensive experience in business banking. Tara holds a liberal arts degree from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.
Sam is responsible for originating residential mortgages as well as home equity lines of credit for primary residences. Sam recently worked as loan officer for FBC Home Loans in Newton, MA and has over twenty years of experience in technology companies as a hardware and software engineer. He hold a Masters degree in Computer Engineering from Northeastern University.
She manages our Norwell/Hanover Branch and is responsible for developing new business relationships and residential loans across the South Shore. Denise brings over 20 years experience in the banking industry. She is actively involved with the local Affordable Housing Trust and enjoys working with our customers on many different levels in the bank and in the community.
Selam is a Relationship Manager in the Specialized Deposit Group serving the Washington, DC area. Selam has over 11 years of experience in banking and was most recently a Community Manager at Congressional Bank where she was a member of the Political Banking team. Selam holds a bachelor of arts degree from Radford University.
Chris manages our Hingham Square Branch and is responsible for new business development and the management of the branch. Chris brings over 39 years of retail banking experience to HIFS with the majority of his time spent managing branches in the South Shore area. Chris is involved with outreach in the community through volunteering and teaching financial literacy. Chris holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Management from Stonehill College and has a Certificate in Banking from Williams College.
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Mohsin manages our South End branch and is responsible for developing new business and personal relationships in the South End. He brings over 10 years of experience in customer service and over 5 years experience in retail management. He began his banking career with Santander Bank as a Personal and Business Banking Relationship Manager. Mohsin is fluent speaking in Mandarin, Urdu, Hindi and Pashto.
Mike manages our Linden Ponds Branch, located in the Oakleaf Clubhouse of the Erickson Retirement Community in Hingham, and is responsible for developing new relationships within the various neighborhoods on campus. Mike brings over 7 years of retail banking experience with him and prior to joining HIFS, he owned and managed a small business on the south shore for 25 years. Mike holds a bachelor of arts degree in Economics and Business from Boston University.
Jinnie is responsible for the operations and growth of the Hull location. She started her banking career at Lincoln Trust Company in Hingham. Jinnie is an involved member of the community. She serves on the Advisory Board of the Friends of the Paragon Carousel and serves on the Hull-Nantasket Chamber of Commerce. Jinnie has a Certification from New England College of Financial Studies.
Janet manages our South Hingham Branch and is responsible for developing new consumer and business relationships. Janet has over 30 years of experience in retail banking within the Hingham Community. Prior to Hingham Savings Janet worked for the Boston Five Cents Savings Bank and Citizens Bank. She is a on the Board for the Lincoln School Apartments in Hingham. Janet has a certification from the New England College of Financial Studies.
Larry manages our Cohasset office and is responsible for new business relationships and the management of the branch. Larry has over 30 years of retail management experience and is currently the President of the Cohasset Chamber of Commerce. He is also a board member for the Cohasset Lightkeeper’s Corporation.
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