NEWS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Barb Curto, FVP, Marketing Manager Phone: (860) 448-4118 Email: MailScanner has detected a possible fraud attempt from "chelseagroton.com" claiming to be firstname.lastname@example.org Karen Bilodeau Joins Chelsea Groton Bank as Residential Lender GROTON, Conn. – Karen Bilodeau, NMLS# 111122, recently joined Chelsea Groton Bank as a Residential Lender. In this role, Karen will aid homebuyers and homeowners in the Greater Hartford area to help find the optimal lending solution based on their specific needs. Karen will be based out of the Bank’s Loan Production Office in Glastonbury, CT. “With over 25 years in the mortgage business, Karen has extensive experience in all facets of the mortgage loan process,” said Matt Morell, First Vice President, Retail Lending Sales Manager at Chelsea Groton Bank. “Her depth of knowledge informs all of her customer interactions, and her borrowers benefit greatly from her experience.” Karen’s enthusiasm for retail lending first began at Advanced Mortgage Services, INC, where she was a Residential Loan Processor. She then held an array of managerial positions and was self-employed before her most recent role as Mortgage Loan Processor at Total Mortgage Services, LLC. Karen is well-versed with many of the affordable housing products Chelsea Groton Bank proudly offers, including those available through partnerships with FHA, CHFA, and VA, and she has past experience as a construction loan specialist. Karen currently resides in Hebron, CT, where she plays an active role in her community. In her free time, when not spending time with her three grown children and granddaughter, Karen can be found tending her flower garden. About Chelsea Groton Bank Based in Groton, Conn., Chelsea Groton Bank is a full-service mutually owned bank with over $1.5 billion in assets. Chelsea Groton Bank’s products and services include consumer banking, business banking, mortgage and business lending, cash management, financial planning and financial wellness programming. With 14 branch locations throughout New London County and a Loan Production Office in Hartford County, Chelsea Groton Bank also provides online and mobile banking, 24-hour telephone banking, video banking, and nationwide ATM banking for individuals, families and businesses. To learn more, please visit www.chelseagroton.com Member FDIC. Equal Housing Lender. NMLS Institution ID 402928. ### Wondering what Chelsea Groton was up to in 2022? Check out our Annual Report video to hear from members of our team and the community! Please do not send sensitive or confidential information via unsecured email. If you need to provide us with this type of information, please call us at (860) 823-4800 or write to us at 1 Franklin Square, Norwich, CT 06360. The information contained in this email message is confidential and may contain privileged information and material. If the reader of this message, regardless of the address or routing, is not an intended recipient, you are hereby notified that you have received this transmittal in error and any review, use, distribution, dissemination or copying is strictly prohibited. If you are not the intended recipient, please notify Chelsea Groton Bank immediately by telephone at (860) 823-4800 or by email to email@example.com and destroy all copies of this message and any attachments.