Rockland Trust Appoints Armando Carvalho as Senior Vice President and Director of Residential Lending

HANOVER, MA (July 8, 2014) - Rockland Trust announced it has appointed Armando Carvalho as Senior Vice President and Director of Residential Lending. He will oversee Residential Mortgage Lending activities throughout Rockland Trust's footprint.

Prior to joining Rockland Trust, Carvalho served as Senior Vice President and U.S. Trust Mortgage Executive at U.S. Trust, a Bank of America subsidiary. Previously, he also held Senior Vice President positions at Bank of America Merrill Lynch and Fleet Boston Financial.

Carvalho earned a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration from Newbury College and also graduated from New England School of Banking. He holds security licenses 24, 26, 7, 6, and 63, as well as licenses in life insurance, accident and health. Carvalho is a certified Six Sigma Green Belt. He resides in Freetown, MA with his wife, son and daughter.

About Rockland Trust

Independent Bank Corp. has approximately $6.2 billion in assets and is the holding company for Rockland Trust Company, a full-service commercial bank headquartered in Massachusetts. Rockland Trust offers a wide range of banking, investment, and insurance services to businesses and individuals through retail branches, commercial lending offices, investment management offices, and residential lending centers located in Eastern Massachusetts and Rhode Island, as well as through telephone banking, mobile banking, and the Internet. Rockland Trust, which has been named as one of America's "Best Banks" by Forbes for three consecutive years, is an FDIC Member and an Equal Housing Lender. To find out why Rockland Trust is the bank "Where Each Relationship Matters ®", please visit