Savings Bank of Walpole Announces Jason Houston as Board Chair and Mark Gavin as Vice Chair

Keene, NH — Savings Bank of Walpole (SBW) is pleased to announce that Jason Houston of Keene was elected Chair of its Board of Directors and Mark Gavin of Keene was elected Vice Chair at its April Organizational meeting. Houston served as Vice Chair for the past three years and succeeds Joseph Coneeny of Walpole who served three one-year terms as Chair. Coneeny will continue to serve on the SBW Board of Directors.

Houston is a Principal at John Burk & Associates, a regional CPA firm which he joined in 1998. Gavin is currently the Chief Financial Officer at SoClean, Inc., a Peterborough based manufacturer of CPAP cleaning devices which he joined in 2018. Both are long-time residents of the Monadnock Region and have worked in the banking industry during their distinguished careers.

“We are fortunate to have talented leaders like Jason and Mark ready and willing to step up in the Board leadership roles for our bank” said Mark Bodin, President of Savings Bank of Walpole.

“As the only bank based in the Monadnock Region, it is critical that our Board of Directors have a deep understanding and commitment to the businesses, organizations and people that make our location so special. This Region is our sole focus and I am confident Jason and Mark will provide the leadership we all count on from SBW”.

With assets totaling $715 million, Savings Bank of Walpole offers a wide range of financial products, including services to individuals, businesses and organizations. The Bank is affiliated with NH Mutual Bancorp, further enhancing the quality products and services it provides to customers. The Bank is a partner of the NHTrust1 brand to better serve customers by providing localized trust and wealth management products and services. Savings Bank of Walpole is an equal housing lender, and member of the FDIC. For more information visit or call (603) 352-1822.


1Products and services made available through NHTrust are not insured by the FDIC or any other agency of the United States and are not deposits or obligations or guaranteed by the Bank and may lose value.