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Savings Bank of Walpole’s Steve Bianco Elected Chairman of the Greater Keene Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors

Keene, NH — Savings Bank of Walpole’s Senior Vice President and Senior Lender, Steve Bianco, has been elected as chair of the Greater Keene Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors. The one-year position, for which Bianco was selected through Board votes, is responsible for governing the membership organization, which represents several hundred members interested in furthering business in the Monadnock Region. Along with the president of the Chamber, Bianco will help guide the Board to ensure the needs of its members are being met. The Chamber Board is comprised of members who represent businesses throughout the region.

“I am pleased to be a part of an incredible group of leaders throughout our region,” says Bianco. “I see my role as helping to advocate for this region as a great place to do business – which in turn helps sustain a healthy and flourishing local economy.” Bianco has worked in the banking industry for 44 years and joined SBW in 2008.

The Greater Keene Chamber of Commerce brings new business to the region, helps existing businesses work together to solve challenges, and encourages and draws attention to businesses.

It also provides networking opportunities, educational programming, serves as a liaison with State entities and others in this region who can help to tackle challenges faced by our business community.

“Steve is the perfect choice for leading the charge for the greater good of our region,” says Mark Bodin, President for Savings Bank of Walpole. “His level of leadership and the breadth and depth of experience working in our community is invaluable and will help the chamber in delivering on its mission to promote businesses and the economic health of our region.”

Founded in 1875, Savings Bank of Walpole is headquartered in Walpole and serves the Connecticut River Valley and Monadnock Regions of New Hampshire and Vermont from offices in Walpole and Keene. With assets totaling $425 million, the Bank 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’s SBW Wealth Management division offers financial planning services. Savings Bank of Walpole is an equal housing lender, and member of the FDIC. For more information visit or call (603) 352-1822.