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Keene — Savings Bank of Walpole is pleased to announce the promotion of Tamara Richardson to Senior VP, HR and Diversity and Inclusion Officer (DEI).

Richardson joined SBW in 1996 and served as the Bank’s only HR staff person for several years while also taking on myriad roles. Her contributions have made her an invaluable member of SBW’s leadership team while 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.

For the past four years, Richardson served as VP, HR Diversity and Inclusion Officer (DEI) where she helped prioritize the enhancement of cultural diversity and inclusion along with promoting and communicating workplace expectations to employees at SBW, its sister banks Merrimack County Savings Bank (the Merrimack) and Meredith Village Savings Bank (MVSB) and NHTrust.

“It has been rewarding watching Tamara grow into her current role hiring company-wide and developing and leading the New Hampshire Mutual Bancorp (NHMB) DEI program for Savings Bank of Walpole and our sister banks,” says Mark Bodin, President of Savings Bank of Walpole.

“Focusing on diversity and inclusion are a top priority and critical to being a better bank and workplace. Tamara has done an exceptional job bringing this forward. We congratulate her on this well-deserved promotion.”

With assets totaling $727 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.