C-Suite Promotions At St. Mary’s

St. Mary’s Bank has promoted both Leo D. Simard, Jr., and Pamela Didio Roy, PHR, to C-suite positions, the credit union announced in a press release.

Simard is now SVP/chief retail banking officer, while Roy has been named SVP/chief people officer.

“We offer the best-in-class financial products and services to members, give back to the community, and create a supportive work environment where our employees thrive. Leo and Pam will help ensure we continue to meet and exceed these objectives,” Ken Senus, president and CEO of St. Mary’s Bank, said.

Simard previously served as SVP/director of retail sales and member experience.

In his new position, Simard will continue to oversee retail branches and financial services. His responsibilities will expand to include small business development, lending, and employee training and development.

“I am thrilled to continue our branch transformation blending technology and personal service and expand our small business and financial services offerings. Taking on training is an opportunity to build on our strategy while supporting our employees’ personal growth and professional development,” Simard said.

Roy will be in charge of the bank’s HR functions, while also overseeing the bank’s charitable giving, employee volunteer program, and financial literacy initiatives.

Prior to this position, she served as SVP/director of human resources for seventeen years. Her past experience also includes HR positions at Amherst Technologies and ManagedOps.com.

“I am truly excited to support greater Manchester and surrounding communities through our community outreach activities and to continue our strategic HR initiatives that make St. Mary’s Bank the best place to work,” Roy said.

“I will continue the credit union’s focus on elevating employees to ensure the best work environment and further enhance our position as the employer of choice in the financial industry.”