Chief Executive Officer
Christopher Oddleifson has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Independent Bank Corp. since 2003. Rockland Trust, a full service commercial and retail bank, serves nearly 250,000 customers with over 1,100 employees. Rockland Trust has $7.8 billion in assets, $2.9 billion in assets under management and 100 retail branches and other offices located in Massachusetts and Rhode Island. Active in industry and community affairs, Mr. Oddleifson is the Chairman of the Massachusetts Housing Partnership, Chairman of the South Shore Hospital Board, and is on the Board of the South Shore Health System. He recently ended his term as a member of the Boston Federal Reserve Bank Community Development Institution Advisory Council and also completed ten years as a member of the Old Colony Council’s Boy Scouts of America Board of Directors. Mr. Oddleifson has served as Chairman and a member of the Campaign Cabinet of the United Way of Greater Plymouth County Campaign. In addition, he has served as Chairman and Board member of the Cape Cod Community College and on the Board of Directors of the Massachusetts Bankers Association, serving as its Chairman during 2009-2010. Previously, Mr. Oddleifson was the President of First Union Home Equity Bank, a national banking subsidiary of First Union Corporation, and the Executive Vice President, responsible for Consumer Banking, for Signet Bank in Richmond, VA. He has also worked as a management consultant for Booz, Allen and Hamilton. Mr. Oddleifson holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Cornell University and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.