Officers and Directors
Our Local Banking Team
Here at Abington Bank, our local banking team shares a personal commitment to helping our neighbors and local businesses achieve their goals. As the community’s only truly local bank, we have a stake in helping build our community. That translates into an exceptional level of service and attention to your needs. At Abington Bank, you work directly with our senior decision-makers, who are committed to your success.
A key advantage of partnering with Abington Bank is the expertise of our local banking team of experienced professionals who understand the needs of our community … and how to meet them!
Andrew J. Raczka
President and CEO
With more than 25 years of experience in the financial services marketplace here in Eastern Massachusetts, Andy Raczka knows how to help businesses grow and succeed. Prior to joining Abington Bank, he served as President and CEO of Meetinghouse Co-operative Bank in Boston. His career includes senior leadership positions at Compass Bank and Mellon Financial Corporation. As chief executive of Abington Bank, Andy is committed to working with local businesses to help ensure their success.
David B. Gomes
Senior Vice President and CFO
David most recently held the position of chief financial officer with Rogers & Gray Insurance Agency in South Dennis. He also has significant experience in the role of controller with Xtralis Inc., where he directed accounting and finance activities. David has more than 23 years of experience leading public and private companies to financial success. David is a Certified Public Accountant and graduated from Bryant University in Smithfield, Rhode Island with a bachelor of science in business administration. David’s responsibilities will include managing the Bank’s financial operations, deposit operations and information technology areas.
Kelly A. Sullivan
Vice President, Lending
Kelly has built her career at Abington Bank, joining us as a teller in 1990 and working her way up through the ranks of the organization. In 2004 she was promoted from Assistant Treasurer to Vice President of Lending. Born and raised in Abington, Kelly has the advantage of knowing well the community she serves. With her help, many local residents have been able to realize their dream of home ownership over the years. Because Kelly also oversees loan origination, processing and servicing she is able to assist all customers with their borrowing needs, as well.
Senior Credit Officer
Mario previously held the position of senior credit officer at Holbrook Cooperative Bank in Holbrook, Massachusetts. He also worked as credit officer at the former Abington Savings Bank for many years, and brings more than 16 years of banking experience to the position. Mr. Sindone has served as Chairman of the Massachusetts Bankers Association Education Committee since 2007, and has been a New England School of Financial Studies faculty member at Babson College since 2003. Mario is responsible for management of the Bank’s credit administration functions, and implementation and administration of Bank credit policies and procedures. He also serves as director of credit analysis and the annual loan review process for all commercial real estate and business loan transactions.
Lewis J. Paragona
Vice President, Lending
As an Abington resident with more than 30 years of banking experience, Lou knows the local business community like few other bankers. Prior to joining the Bank, he served nearly 20 years with Abington Savings Bank. His involvement in local organizations – including the Abington Rotary Club and Abington Music Parents – are proof of his commitment to our community. As vice president for lending, Lou works hard to serve the needs of local businesses.
Myra J. Polson
Myra previously held the position of personal banking representative at the Sovereign Bank in Abington, formerly the Abington Savings Bank, where she worked for 15 years. She began her banking career as a teller at Quincy Savings Bank in Braintree. She has supervised bank operations and provided outstanding customer service for more than 20 years. Myra is responsible for all aspects of branch operations, including administration and efficient daily operations of the branch.
• Kenneth W. Olson, Chairman
• Carolyn A. Burbine
• Paul G. Donlan
• James Gilpin
• Robert J. Kelley, Jr.
• Andrew J. Raczka
• Christopher T. Sexton
• Elizabeth M. Stark
• Paul J. Sullivan
• Angelo M. Tempesta, Jr.
Earning your trust. Exceeding your expectations.
For more information about our products and services, please call 781.878.0045, visit our office, or use our information request form. Experience the difference a truly local bank can make!
6 Harrison Avenue • Abington, MA 02351
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