HAVERHILL, Mass. (Feb. 10, 2017) –– A. Richard “Dick” Hanlon, of Pelham, N.H., recently joined Haverhill Bank as vice president, commercial lending.
Hanlon, based out of the bank’s Salem, N.H., branch, is responsible for the lending needs of business customers from expansion to repairs to equipment financing. Besides servicing existing bank customers, Hanlon’s focus is expanding the bank’s lending base in the Greater Salem area.
Prior to joining Haverhill Bank, Hanlon worked as assistant vice president of business lending at Merrimack Valley Federal Credit Union and brings 39 years of banking and business development experience to his new position. He is a graduate of the former Lowell Technological Institute (now UMass Lowell) with a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration.
He is an active member of numerous organizations throughout the Greater Salem area, including the Greater Salem Chamber of Commerce, Merrimack Valley Chamber of Commerce and the Greater Salem Contractors Association. He also volunteers his time to the Windham Christmas Fund, Crotched Mountain Rehab Center, New Horizons and the Nashua High School South Food Pantry. He has also previously served on the Lawrence Partnership Venture Fund Loan Committee.
A depositor-owned institution, Haverhill Bank was founded in 1877 and is the oldest cooperative bank in Massachusetts. The bank’s main office is at 180 Merrimack St., Haverhill. Haverhill Bank also maintains offices at 163 South Main St., 1094 Main St., 100 Lafayette Square, Haverhill High School, Whittier Regional Vocational Technical High School, all in Haverhill; 6 West Main St., Merrimac; 396 Main St., Salem, N.H.; and 281 Main St., West Newbury.