Northwest Community Bank Selects Bryan Kier as Chief Risk Officer
In 2001, Northwest Community Bank and Litchfield Bancorp formed Connecticut Mutual Holding Company. The goal of creating the holding company was to preserve both institutions’ mutual charter while strengthening their ability to meet the needs of the markets they serve. In 2010, Collinsville Savings Society became the third affiliate of Connecticut Mutual Holding Company.
In 2021, the three banks began operating under one charter as Northwest Community Bank; Litchfield Bancorp – A Division of Northwest Community Bank; and Collinsville Bank – A Division of Northwest Community Bank.
Today the institution has total assets of over $1B and operates 13 retail branches throughout the region. The Bank continues to operate in a very strong financial position with healthy earnings and a strong balance sheet, exceptional asset quality, and a strong capital position.
At the conclusion of the search, Northwest Community Bank selected Bryan Kier as the Bank’s next Chief Risk Officer. Bryan began his risk management career with Citizens Financial Group and held increasingly responsible positions over a fourteen-year tenure, culminating in becoming a Senior Risk Manager. He then joined Santander Bank as Director of Operational Risk Management. Most recently, Bryan was Deputy Director of Enterprise Risk Management for American Challenger Bank.