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Bristol County Savings Bank Promotes Silva to Executive Vice President & Chief Lending Officer

TAUNTON, MA, April 2, 2019 — Bristol County Savings Bank (BCSB), headquartered in Taunton, Massachusetts, announces the promotion of John Silva to Executive Vice President & Chief Lending Officer. In this new capacity, he will manage the Commercial Lending, Residential Lending, Consumer Lending and Indirect Lending departments at the Bank.

“John has helped manage the Bank’s Commercial Lending department during a sustained period of growth and I’m confident that his leadership abilities and expertise will translate well in his expanded role as Chief Lending Officer,” said Patrick Murray, President & CEO of Bristol County Savings Bank.

Prior to his promotion, Silva held the positions of Executive Vice President/Commercial Lending and Senior Vice President/Commercial Lending at the Bank. Previously, Silva served in a number of capacities at Santander and its predecessor banks for more than 25 years, including Senior Vice President, New England Regional Director in its Business Banking department.

Silva is active in the community as a Board Member for Blackstone Valley Prep Mayoral Academy where he also serves on the Finance Committee. In addition, he is a Board Member for the Fall River Office of Economic Development, Greater Fall River Development Corp, Northern Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce, Rhode Island Bankers Association and the South Eastern Economic Development Corporation (SEED). He earned his Master of Business Administration degree at the University of Rhode Island, Kingston, Rhode Island, and his bachelor’s degree in business administration from Roger Williams University, Bristol, Rhode Island. Silva resides in Bristol with his wife and children.