After six years of dedicated service to Meredith Village Savings Bank (MVSB), Ann Carlson, Vice President and Business Development Officer will retire on August 1st .
Ann joined MVSB in February 2008 as Assistant Vice President and Business Development Officer and Branch Sales Manager, based at the Bank’s office on Main Street in Plymouth. She was promoted to Vice President and Business Development Officer in 2010 and in this role has been responsible for building new relationships with businesses of all sizes throughout the Lakes Region while providing continued value and support to the Bank’s existing business customers.
“Beyond the superior service she has provided to her customers, Ann has also been a mentor and resource to all of our branch staff, helping to ensure that we are providing the highest level service to business customers in all of their interactions with MVSB,” said Christine Harris, Senior Vice President and Retail Banking Officer. “Though we’re sad that Ann we will be leaving the Bank, we are confident that the impact of her work will continue long after she moves on to her retirement.”
Prior to joining at MVSB, Ann worked in several financial institutions and was owner and President of her own company, Commercial Funding Group of New England. An active member of the community, Ann has previously served as board member and secretary for the Plymouth Chamber of Commerce and on several Chamber committees. She is a graduate of the New England School of Banking at Williams College.
Marcus Weeks, who most recently has served as Assistant Vice President and Business Development Officer in the Bank’s Wolfeboro Office, has been promoted to Vice President, Business Development Officer and Small Business Lender and will assume Carlson’s role.
Weeks began his career at MVSB as a student teller in the Center Harbor office. While in college, he continued to work for the Bank in various seasonal positions. Weeks began to work full time at the Bank as a member of the loan processing team in 2001 and was promoted to Mortgage Originator in 2003. In 2007, he was promoted to Business Development Officer and was again promoted in 2010 to Assistant Vice President, Business Development Officer. In 2012, he was promoted to Assistant Vice President and Business Development Officer in the Bank’s Wolfeboro Office.
“Over his tenure at Meredith Village Savings Bank, Marcus has become a trusted partner to local businesses,” said Christine. “He draws from his diverse experience in banking to provide the products and services that best meet the needs of each customer he serves.”
Weeks is a committed volunteer in his local community. He currently serves as President of the board for the Meredith Area Chamber of Commerce, President of the board for Wentworth Economic Development Corporation and as a board member for Eastern Lakes Region Housing Coalition. He lives in New Hampton with his wife and son.