Rockland Trust Appoints Brian Slater Vice President of Commercial Lending

Seasoned Banker Brings 25 Years of Experience to Middlesex County

ROCKLAND, Mass. (February 19, 2013) - Rockland Trust announced if appointed Brian Slater to the Commercial Lending team as Vice President. Serving the Boston and Metro North communities, Slater is responsible for developing commercial lending opportunities and supporting prospective and current clients in accomplishing their business goals.

"Brian brings a wealth of experience to Rockland Trust's Commercial Lending team," said Michael Lindberg, First Vice President and Lending Center Manager at Rockland Trust. "We are excited to have him on board and I'm particularly looking forward to working with him to help serve the business community in the Greater Boston and Metro North markets."

Slater brings 25 years of commercial banking experience from various financial institutions throughout the region. Prior to joining Rockland Trust, he served as Senior Vice President and Team Leader at People's United Bank. Previously, he also held positions at Bank of America, Wainwright Bank, Fleet Boston and Shawmut Bank. "I'm excited to join Rockland Trust and be part of a growth organization," said Slater. "I look forward to bringing Rockland Trust's products and services to the Metro North along with our award-winning customer service."

Slater graduated from Cornell University with a Bachelor of Science degree. An active member of the community, he serves as Treasurer on the Board of Directors for Housing Families, Inc., a non-profit organization dedicated to providing safe temporary shelter, affordable housing and support services to families in Massachusetts. He resides in Melrose with his wife and daughter. 

About Rockland Trust

Rockland Trust Company is a full-service commercial bank headquartered in Massachusetts with $5.8 billion in assets. Rockland Trust provides a wide range of consumer, business, investment, and insurance products and services. Ranked "Highest Customer Satisfaction with Retail Banking in the New England Region" in 2012 by J.D. Power and Associates, Rockland Trust's network consists of nearly 80 retail branches, ten commercial lending centers, four investment management and three residential lending centers located throughout Eastern Massachusetts and in Rhode Island. To find out why Rockland Trust is the bank "Where Each Relationship Matters®", please visit Member FDIC. Equal Housing Lender.

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