Jessica Ruel has been promoted to the new Branch and Business Development Manager of our Laconia location. In this position, Jessica oversees our branch office on 379 Main Street in Laconia, across from Vista Foods.
She replaces Eric Petell who was recently promoted to Mortgage Loan Originator.
“Jessica has been a familiar face to the Lakes Region community for more than 18 years,” said Marcus Weeks, Senior Vice President and Retail Banking Officer. “Her leadership, knowledge and expertise empowers employees, while her warmth and competency endears her to customers. She will excel in this position.”
Jessica joined MVSB in 2001 as a teller at their Center Harbor office. She had several significant promotions throughout her career with the Bank since then: to customer service representative in 2003, assistant head teller of the Moultonborough location in 2005, certified branch services representative in 2013, teller supervisor and then branch services manager in 2016 and branch and business development manager of the Meredith Route 104 office in 2018. Along the way, she completed her teller and branch services certifications and has been very active in the community. Currently, Ruel serves as the employee campaign coordinator for Granite United Way. She resides in Meredith with her family.