Rockland Trust Adds Two New Employees, Expands Hours in Chestnut Hill

Bank Announces New Branch Manager and Premier Relationship Manager

CHESTNUT HILL, Mass. (May 16, 2013) - Rockland Trust today announced it has hired two new employees for its Chestnut Hill branch. Carol Walsh joins Rockland Trust as Branch Manager, Vice President, while Luba Levin, Vice President, will be the branch's first Premier Relationship Manager. Walsh and Levin are experienced in the Chestnut Hill community, one of Rockland Trust's newest branches, having previously worked together at Citizens Bank in Chestnut Hill.

The bank also announced it has added Saturday hours effective May 1. The Rockland Trust branch, located at 1192 Boylston Street in Chestnut Hill, offers a full range of consumer and business services, including a drive-up window. The branch is open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Wednesday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Thursday and Friday, and as of May 1, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Saturday.

"We are pleased to welcome Carol and Luba to the Rockland Trust team," said Kerri Pigott, First Vice President and Metro North District Manager at Rockland Trust. "As we enter the Metro North community and expand our hours, it will be invaluable to have such a talented team that is well-versed in the needs of Chestnut Hill residents."

Prior to joining Rockland Trust, Carol Walsh was Vice President and Branch Manager at Citizens Bank in Chestnut Hill for 21 years. Luba Levin was also at Citizens Bank in Chestnut Hill for 11 years - most recently as Premier Relationship Manager. She will be Rockland Trust's first Premier Relationship Manager, focusing on providing exceptional customer service to the bank's clients.

Walsh, a Canton resident and former teacher, graduated from the University of Massachusetts Amherst with a bachelor's degree in elementary education. Levin earned her degree in business accounting from Pine Manor College in Chestnut Hill. A Needham resident, Levin is an active member of the Needham-Newton Chamber of Commerce.

About Rockland Trust Company

With $5.7 billion in assets, Rockland Trust is a full-service commercial bank headquartered in Massachusetts which provides a wide range of consumer, business, investment, and insurance products and services. Named a Boston Globe "Best Place to Work" for four consecutive years and one of America's "Best Banks" by Forbes for three consecutive years, Rockland Trust's network consists of nearly 80 retail branches, 10 commercial lending offices, four investment management, and three residential lending centers throughout Eastern Massachusetts and Rhode Island. To find out why Rockland Trust is the bank "Where Each Relationship Matters®", please visit Member FDIC. Equal Housing Lender.