Savings Bank of Walpole’s Tamara Richardson Named Vice President, HR Diversity and Inclusion Officer for New Hampshire Mutual Bancorp
Keene, NH – Savings Bank of Walpole (SBW) is pleased to announce that longtime employee Tamara Richardson has been named Vice President, Human Resources Diversity and Inclusion Officer for New Hampshire Mutual Bancorp (NHMB). In this role, she will ensure SBW, its sister banks, Merrimack County Savings Bank (the Merrimack) and Meredith Village Savings Bank (MVSB) and NHTrust prioritize the enhancement of cultural diversity and inclusion while promoting and communicating workplace expectations to employees.
For over 20 years, Richardson’s contributions have made her an invaluable member of SBW’s leadership team. Her experience in both the banking industry and human resources have been instrumental in terms of enhancing employee relations and ensuring a positive and encouraging work environment. In fact, Savings Bank of Walpole has been ranked as one of the 85 Best Banks to Work for in the United States by American Bankers Association (ABA) consecutively for the past three years.
“Tamara’s passion for her work and innate desire to see employees grow and succeed has made a tremendously positive impact in terms of defining the internal culture at SBW,” says Mark Bodin, President for Savings Bank of Walpole. “Her leadership ability is exceptional and is enhanced by an aptitude for creating an inclusive work environment and a strong desire to enhance diversity. We know she will enjoy much success – and make important contributions in her role as Vice President, Human Resources Diversity and Inclusion Officer of NHMB.”
A Veteran of the United States Air Force, Richardson is a member of the Society for Human Resources Management and American Payroll Association.
She earned her Associates in Arts Degree in Liberal Studies from Community College of Vermont. Outside of the office, she’s involved with a number of local community organizations and charities and also serves as Secretary of the Pathfinders Snowmobile Club in Weathersfield, VT. Richardson resides in North Springfield, VT with her husband, Warren.
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 $460 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 is a partner of the NHTrust brand to better serve customers by providing localized trust and wealth management products and services led by a team of experts with a deep knowledge of trust & estate planning, brokerage, retirement planning and tax and charitable planning. Savings Bank of Walpole is an equal housing lender, and member of the FDIC. For more information visit www.walpolebank.com or call (603) 352-1822.