Southbridge, MA, July 25, 2016 – Southbridge Savings Bank, a local community bank, headquartered in Southbridge, MA recently announced the retirement of Brian M. Chandley, Senior Vice President of Commercial Lending and Services on June 30, 2016.

Mr. Chandley graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics and accounting from the College of the Holy Cross in 1973 and from The Stonier Graduate School of Banking at Rutgers University in 1983. With more than a 40 year tenure in the banking industry, he joined Southbridge Savings Bank in 2005.

Outside of Southbridge Savings Bank and throughout his career, Mr. Chandley has thoroughly enjoyed volunteering within the Greater Worcester Community working with organizations such as the Exchange Club, PIP Shelter, Southern Middlesex Opportunity Council, Genesis Club, United Way of Central MA, The Worcester Chamber of Commerce, The Greater Worcester Community Foundation, Nativity School of Worcester, Bay Path Education Foundation, and Kid’s Café. He served as past President and continues to serve as the Treasurer on the Board of Directors for the Holden Towers Tennis Club and remains highly involved in the Quinsigamond Community College Finance Committee. Chandley often took on leadership roles in these organizations where he has impacted many and fostered meaningful relationships throughout the community.

“What Brian and his team have built has positioned Southbridge Savings Bank for a strong, bright future,” commented Todd M. Tallman, President & CEO of Southbridge Savings Bank. “He has been instrumental in the growth of the department and has formed many great relationships in the community. On behalf of the Board of Directors and our employees, we thank him for his dedication and leadership.”

As his tenure comes to a close, Mr. Chandley points to the financial stability of the Bank and the strength of the senior management team in place to carry the Bank forward. “This team has made the transition smooth for both employees and customers and they will continue to work closely with our customers to help them achieve their goals,” he said.

“It has been my honor and a great joy to be part of the Southbridge Savings Bank family and an active member in the community,” Chandley said. “I am now looking forward to spending more time with my wife, children and grandchildren.”