Magazine article American Banker

Executive Changes

Magazine article American Banker

Executive Changes

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Tolland Bank of Vernon, Conn. has hired Thomas B. Bourque as a vice president and a commercial loan officer.

He reports to Patrick Logiudice, an executive vice president and the chief lending officer of the $377 million-asset bank, whose holding company is Alliance Bancorp of New England Inc.

Mr. Bourque held the same jobs at First Federal Savings and Loan Association in East Hartford (which Savings Bank of Manchester acquired in September).

He has 16 years of credit and finance experience.

Tolland has also promoted Vincent H. Shaheen to assistant vice president.

He reports to Gerald Coia, the vice president of retail sales.

Mr. Shaheen remains a mortgage originator, which he has been since he joined the bank in 1997. He has 20 years of banking experience.

Bank Rhode Island in East Providence has expanded the duties of its chief lending officer, Donald C. McQueen, naming him chief credit and administration officer.

He remains an executive vice president of the $845.9 million-asset bank, as he has been since becoming chief lending officer in 1998.

He came to the Bancorp Rhode Island Inc. subsidiary in 1995 from Fleet Bank, whose vice president of corporate lending and managed assets he had been.

Earlier he had been the vice president of corporate lending at BankBoston Corp., which Fleet Financial Group bought in 1999.

Bank Rhode Island has also promoted James V. DeRentis to executive vice president of retail banking and marketing.

His responsibilities did not change. Mr. DeRentis had been the bank's senior vice president of retail banking since 1999 and had become its marketing chief last year.

He had come to the bank in 1996 from Citizens Savings Bank in Providence, where he had been a vice president and a business development officer. (Citizens' parent, Royal Bank of Scotland Group PLC, renamed it Citizens Bank of Rhode Island the next year. …

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