Rockland Trust Appoints Estelle Chaves Vice President of Residential and Consumer Compliance

Hanover, Mass. (August 14, 2017) - Rockland Trust announced that Estelle Chaves, CRCM joined the Bank’s Mortgage Division as Vice President of Residential and Consumer Compliance. Based in the Middleboro area, Estelle will focus on all compliance, regulatory, and audit related functions pertaining to the Residential Mortgage and Home Equity business units.

Estelle joins Rockland Trust from Sheshunoff Consulting and Solutions where she served as Senior Compliance Auditor. Prior to joining Sheshunoff, Estelle was VP of Loan Operations and CRA Officer for Martha’s Vineyard Savings Bank, as well as AVP of Underwriting for Bridgewater Credit Union.

Involved in the community, Estelle volunteers for Hospice Services of Massachusetts, an organization committed to making a difference in the lives of patients diagnosed with life-limiting illness.

She received a Bachelor of Science in Business from the University of Phoenix and her Certified Regulatory Compliance Manager certification from the American Bankers Association. Estelle resides in Middleboro, MA.

About Rockland Trust
Independent Bank Corp. (NASDAQ Global Select Market: INDB) has approximately $8 billion in assets and is the holding company for Rockland Trust Company, a full-service commercial bank headquartered in Massachusetts. Named in 2016 to The Boston Globe’s “Top Places to Work” list for the eighth consecutive year, Rockland Trust offers a wide range of banking, investment, and insurance services. The Bank serves businesses and individuals through approximately 100 retail branches, commercial and residential lending centers, and investment management offices in eastern Massachusetts, including Greater Boston, the South Shore, the Cape and Islands, and Rhode Island. Rockland Trust also offers a full suite of mobile, online, and telephone banking services. The Company is an FDIC member and an Equal Housing Lender. To find out why Rockland Trust is the bank “Where Each Relationship Matters®”, please visit https://www.rocklandtrust.com.