Charles (“Charlie”) Dowd has joined Meredith Village Savings Bank (MVSB) as Vice President of Residential Mortgage Sales. In this role, Dowd will lead mortgage lending efforts and create strategic plans to expand mortgage opportunities for the Bank. He is based out of MVSB’s main office in Meredith.
“Charlie’s entrepreneurial spirit and passion for helping our community and customers with affordable homeownership is inspiring,” said Mark Danahy, Senior Vice President of Residential Lending. “his passion will ensure we can be the lender of choice for our customers and community members.”
“I am excited to be part of the MVSB legacy and look forward to help us maximize our potential and supportive services within residential lending,” said Dowd. “Through our 150-plus year history, the Bank has proven to be a strong, stable company that demonstrates leadership by being a true community partner.”
Dowd has an extensive career in banking spanning over 21 years. He is an active volunteer with Prescott Farm in Laconia and a longtime member of the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks Club. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree from UNH and was a founding member and part-owner of Everything But Anchovies, the pizzeria, and restaurant once considered an institution of Hanover, NH before they closed in 2017.
Unlike a stock bank, MVSB is a mutual savings bank that operates for the benefit of its depositors, borrowers, and surrounding communities. As a result, MVSB has remained steadfast in fostering the community’s economic health and well-being since it was founded in 1869.
For over 150 years, Meredith Village Savings Bank (MVSB) has been serving the people, businesses, non-profits, and municipalities of the greater Lakes and Seacoast regions. MVSB and its employees are guided by the values of accountability, mutuality, excellence, respect, integrity, teamwork, and stewardship.
To learn more, visit any of the local branch offices located in Alton, Ashland, Center Harbor, Gilford, Laconia, Meredith, Moultonborough, Plymouth, Portsmouth, or Wolfeboro, call 800.922.6872 or visit mvsb.com.
Photo Caption: Charles Dowd, VP, Residential Mortgage Sales at Meredith Village Savings Bank