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Keene, NH — Savings Bank of Walpole is pleased to announce that Peter Carvell has joined their Commercial Lending team as Senior Vice President, Commercial Loan Officer, where he will focus on developing and implementing the Bank’s strategic vision for commercial lending and business banking products and services.

As a banking professional with nearly 30 years’ of banking experience, including overseeing the commercial banking division at Brattleboro Savings & Loan for the past 16 years, Carvell brings with him extensive banking experience. Industry-specific education includes the ABA Stonier Graduate School of Banking at the University of Pennsylvania and the Wharton School, the New England School for Financial Studies at Babson College, and the Mass Bankers Association School for Commercial Lending. Carvell has also received extensive training in leadership, business development, sales, financial statement analysis, and commercial relationship management.

“Savings Bank of Walpole is excited to welcome such a seasoned lender to our already strong commercial lending team,” says Mark Bodin, President of Savings Bank of Walpole. “As the only bank headquartered in the Monadnock Region, it’s SBW’s mission to provide the best banking services throughout the region and Peter brings a wealth of experience coupled with the heart of a community-focused banker striving to provide the best customer experience possible.”

Outside of work, Carvell  played an integral role with a number of Brattleboro area nonprofits and organizations. He served on the Boards of Brattleboro Development Credit Corporation and Southeastern VT Economic Development Strategies, in addition to volunteering for the Vermont Bankers Association Commercial Lending Committee. He also served for nine years on the Board of Brattleboro Memorial Hospital including three years as Chair. Carvell is planning to transition his volunteerism & board participation to the Monadnock region as he settles in his new role.

With assets totaling $750 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.