January 6, 2014
Community Relations Specialist
BayCoast Bank names Marie Pellegrino as Vice President/Controller
FALL RIVER, MA… BayCoast Bank today announced the appointment of Marie Pellegrino of Portsmouth, RI to the position of Vice President/Controller. In this position, she will be responsible for regulatory reporting of the Bank and its subsidiaries, as well as managing the Accounting Department.
Pellegrino brings over two decades of experience to her new position. Prior to joining BayCoast Bank, she was the Vice President/Controller for Newport Federal Savings Bank. Before that she held Accounting Manager positions at Peoples Credit Union and Milton Hospital.
Pellegrino earned her Bachelor’s degree from Providence College where she majored in accounting. In 2004, she graduated from the Massachusetts Bankers School of Financial Studies hosted at Babson College in Wellesley, MA.
BayCoast Bank CEO and President, Nicholas M. Christ commented, “Marie has had a successful career in the industry and we are excited about the experience and knowledge that she brings to BayCoast. We look forward to having her as part of our team.”
About BayCoast Bank
BayCoast Bank is a mutually-owned savings bank that was chartered in 1851. Currently, the Bank serves southeastern Massachusetts and Rhode Island with locations in Fall River, New Bedford, Seekonk, Somerset, Swansea, North Dighton, Fairhaven, Westport, Dartmouth and Tiverton, RI. BayCoast Bank offers a wide range of financial services including investment management, trust services, and insurance and brokerage services to consumers and businesses. Its affiliates include BayCoast Financial Services, offering stocks, bonds, mutual funds, annuities and college savings plans; and Partners Insurance Group, LLC, an independent agency representing several insurance companies that provide automobile, home, life and business coverage. Nicholas Christ is the Bank’s President and Chief Executive Officer. Main headquarters are at 30 Bedford St, Fall River, MA 02721. For additional information on the Bank or its services, please visit www.BayCoastBank.com or call 508-678-7641.