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 Patty Startz Joins Chelsea Groton Bank as Commercial Loan Officer GROTON, Conn. – Patty Startz recently joined Chelsea Groton Bank as Vice President, Commercial Loan Officer for the Commercial Lending Department. In this role, Patty will develop new commercial loan relationships while maintaining a portfolio of loan customers in the Bank’s market areas. “With over 25 years of experience in retail banking and commercial lending, Patty is an exemplary problem solver and highly adaptable,” shared Richard Balestracci, SVP, Commercial Lending Department Manager at Chelsea Groton Bank. “Throughout Patty’s career, she has focused on creating and maintaining strong relationships with existing customers and forming connections with new clients.” Patty’s passion for banking and building relationships first began at Fleet Bank, where she was Assistant Branch Manager and Licensed Banker/Portfolio Manager. She then held multiple management and business banking positions at Citizens Bank before her most recent role as Business Banking Relationship Manager at KeyBank. Patty currently resides in New London with her family, where she plays an active role in her community. She serves as a committee member at Waterford Country School. 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. Barb Curto FVP, Marketing Manager Chelsea Groton Bank 904 Poquonnock Road Groton, CT 06340 (860) 448-4118 email@example.com 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!