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Bristol County Savings Bank Appoints Hollie Lussier Executive Vice President/Chief Risk Officer and General Consul

Hollie LussierTAUNTON, MA, August 10, 2016 — Bristol County Savings Bank (BCSB), headquartered in Taunton, Massachusetts, announces the appointment of Hollie B. Lussier, Esq. to the position of Executive Vice President/Chief Risk Officer and General Counsel. In this capacity, Lussier is responsible for implementing an Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) strategy, handling all legal matters pertaining to the Bank and providing counsel on strategic initiatives.

“A combination of the Bank’s continued growth and the regulatory environment in which we are currently operating, led us to the conclusion that we need to take our already sound risk management process and develop a formal Enterprise Risk Management system,” said Patrick J. Murray, Jr., President & CEO of Bristol County Savings Bank. “We are excited to have Hollie on board to be our ERM point person and to also serve as our first in-house counsel.”

Prior to her recent appointment, Lussier held the position of General Counsel with AAA Southern New England/AAA Southern New England Bank in Providence, Rhode Island. Previously, she had worked in several capacities over a ten-year period for Citizens Financial Group, Inc. in Providence, including Senior Counsel, Senior Vice President and Head of Business Services for RBS Legal, Americas and Senior Counsel, Vice President and Head of Business Services with Citizens Legal.  Lussier also served as Vice President and Counsel for Bank of America Corporation, Boston, Massachusetts and Associate, Law Clerk with Wynn & Wynn, P.C., Raynham, Massachusetts.

Lussier’s professional affiliations include membership in the Rhode Island Bar Association, the Massachusetts Bar Association and the American Bar Association. Active in the community, she currently is a member of the Audit & Compliance and Strategic Planning Committees for Care New England and is also a member of the Leadership Counsel for the Arthritis Foundation, New England Region.  Lussier was also recently involved in a leadership capacity with the Ocean State Theatre Company, Warwick, Rhode Island and the annual Women’s Summit held at Bryant University, Smithfield, Rhode Island.

Lussier earned her Juris Doctor degree at Roger Williams University School of Law, Bristol, Rhode Island and her bachelor’s degree from Providence College. She also received an Advanced Leadership Development Program certificate from Babson College, Wellesley, Massachusetts and completed Lean Six Sigma Green Belt training.  Lussier resides in North Kingstown, Rhode Island.