Essex Savings Bank Announces New Senior Level Position
September 29 2021, Essex, CT— The Board of Directors of Essex Savings Bank is pleased to announce that Lynn K. Giroux, formerly Senior Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer of Essex Savings Bank, has assumed a new role as Senior Vice President and Chief Operations Officer.
Lynn has almost 40 years of banking experience having spent the last 22 at Essex Savings Bank, whereby she oversees Human Resources, Compliance, Branch Administration, Deposit Operations, Loan Administration and Facilities. In addition to her work responsibilities, Ms. Giroux has chaired the Center for Financial Training and CBA Bankers Forums, serves as ambassador and member for the Middlesex Chamber of Commerce, is on the board of Camp Hazen YMCA and chairs their finance committee, and is a member of the Society for Human Resource Professionals, the American Bankers Association, and the Connecticut Bankers Association. She has participated as a panelist for the Vermont Bankers Association’s Women in Leadership Conference, the Connecticut Bankers Association as well as other compliance-related organizations. Ms. Giroux is an advocate for the community banking industry.
Ms. Giroux was the recipient of the 2014 Women of FIRE (Finance, Insurance, and Real Estate), a prestigious award given by The Commercial Record to women who have achieved excellence and make a difference in these traditionally male-dominated fields. Ms. Giroux is a graduate of the University of Vermont, as well as the New England School of Banking.
Essex Savings Bank is a FDIC insured, state chartered, mutual savings bank established in 1851. The Bank serves the Connecticut River Valley and shoreline with six offices in Essex (2), Chester, Madison, Old Lyme and Old Saybrook providing a full complement of personal and business banking. Financial, estate, insurance and retirement planning are offered throughout the state by the Bank’s Trust Division, Essex Trust and wholly-owned subsidiary, Essex Financial Services, Inc., a Registered Investment Advisor.