Clinton Savings Bank has hired former Fidelity Co-operative Bank executive John Peculis as senior vice president, chief loan officer.
At Fidelity Bank of Leominster, Peculis, a 20-year banking veteran, served as senior vice president, commercial loans, and president and chief executive officer of Exchange Authority, LLC, a subsidiary of Fidelity, providing services financial, according to a Wednesday press release.
Peculis is an alumnus of Nichols College in Dudley, where he now sits on the advisory board. He is a board member of the Worcester Economic Club.
Peculis was a member of WBJ’s 40 Under Forty, Class of 2012.
“John is a highly respected banker with a proven track record in business development, relationship management and team leadership. He will bring valuable experience and strategic direction to our lending initiatives that will benefit the bank, the management team and our customers,” said Robert Paulhus, President and CEO of Clinton Savings Bank, in the press release.
Peculis replaced Cary Forman, who retired in March.
Clinton Savings Bank has over $663 million in assets and has six locations, all in Worcester County, with a new branch in Shrewsbury scheduled to open in 2023.