New Board Leadership At Nation’s First Credit Union

St. Mary’s Bank has elected Stephen Grzywacz as Chairman and Elizabeth Hitchcock as Vice-Chairman, the company announced in a press release.

Grzywacz served on St. Mary’s Board of Directors since 2010 and is President and CEO of Milford Lumber Company and Muir Lumber Corporation. He is also Treasurer and CEO of P.J. Currier Lumber Company, and is a Trustee/Chairman for Manchester High School Central Alumni Scholarship Trust and Trustee for Holy Trinity Cathedral.

Grzywacz will replace past Chairman Guy Chapdelaine, who will remain on the Board of Directors.

Elizabeth Hitchcock has served on the Board of Directors since 2015. She is a General Partner at the Millworks Fund, an investment fund supporting New Hampshire’s startup community.

Hitchcock was an Outstanding Women’s Leadership Award recipient in 2021, awarded by the Daniel Webster Council BSA. She also received an Outstanding Women in Business Award from NH Business Review in February 2022. 

St. Mary’s Bank is the first credit union in the U.S., founded in Manchester, New Hampshire, in 1908.  It has eleven branch locations in Manchester, Hudson, Londonderry, Milford, Nashua and Portsmouth, and a mortgage center in Concord. It makes progressive financial products and services available and affordable to consumers and businesses.