Brattleboro Savings & Loan Selects Deborah Stephenson as President & CEO

Brattleboro Savings & Loan is a $300MM mutual savings bank based in Brattleboro, VT. Being a mutual savings bank means it exists for the benefit of all their depositors, their community, and their employees. Virtually all the funds deposited at BS&L get reinvested back into the surrounding communities, supporting local mortgages, businesses, and consumers. In addition, the bank provides wealth management solutions via their Park Place Financial Advisors division, which currently has over $200MM in AUM.

BS&L is also proud to be a Certified B Corporation. It is only the 9th bank in the nation to receive this certification, which signifies that the institution meets the highest standards of ethical practices in four primary areas: Community Benefit, Environmental Impact, Employee Engagement, and Corporate Responsibility.

At the conclusion of the search, BS&L selected Deborah Stephenson to succeed Daniel Yates as the Bank’s next President & CEO. After beginning her career as a Safety & Soundness Examiner with the FDIC, Deborah spent the next twenty-five years in leadership positions that included human resources, compliance, retail banking, and regulatory management. Most recently, Deborah was the Senior Executive Vice President of Compliance & Regulatory for Berkshire Bank.