Robert Cozzone was appointed Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer in 2019 for Rockland Trust and its parent bank holding company, Independent Bank Corp. As such, he is responsible for consumer and business banking, which includes the retail bank, residential mortgage, consumer lending, and credit card and business banking sales. In addition, he continues to provide oversight of the finance division. Previously he was Chief Financial Officer of Independent Bank Corp., to which he was appointed in 2013.
From 2013 to 2015, concurrent with his Chief Financial Officer role, Mr. Cozzone was also Treasurer of Independent Bank Corp. Prior to serving as the Company’s CFO, he was Treasurer of both Independent Bank Corp. and Rockland Trust from April 2008 to September 2013. He became Senior Vice President and Treasurer of Rockland Trust in 2002. Mr. Cozzone joined Rockland Trust in October 1998 as a banking officer.
Prior to joining the Company, he held financial positions at Bank Boston. Mr. Cozzone is on the Massachusetts Business Roundtable Board of Directors and is a member of the Thompson Island Outward Bound Education Center Advisory Board and the Plymouth Philharmonic Orchestra Board of Directors. He is a graduate of Bridgewater State University and received a Master of Science from Boston College. He lives in Plymouth, Massachusetts with his wife and children and is also a part-time resident of Edgartown on Martha’s Vineyard.
Alastair Ironside serves as the Interim Chief Marketing Officer for Rockland Trust. Alastair is responsible for continuing to build a strong and distinct brand for the company while developing marketing strategies to earn new customer relationships and strengthen existing customer relationships.
Prior to joining Rockland Trust, Alastair co-led the global internal strategy consulting group at Liberty Mutual Insurance, focusing on corporate strategy and research. In addition to this, he has over 25 years of experience in the banking industry previously working at Bank of America, Citizens Financial Group, FleetBoston Financial, Signet Banking Corporation and Barclays Bank.
Alastair received his B.A. in Law and Modern Languages from Trinity Hall, University of Cambridge in England. In his spare time, Alastair is a volunteer for MicroMentor, offering guidance and mentorship to small business owners in the community.