We are proud to announce the promotion of James “Jim” Carrigan to Regional Vice President. In this role, Jim will oversee the Bank’s Portsmouth, Rochester, Alton, Gilford and Laconia branch offices and will work closely with the branch teams to build on existing relationships and develop new opportunities.
“Jim truly exemplifies the community and customer focus that MVSB prioritizes in its mission. As the Bank has expanded in the Seacoast, he has built and grown exceptional teams to maintain the highest level of service for customers, while staying keenly in tune to the most pressing needs in the community,” said Stacy Trites, Senior Vice President, Retail Banking Officer. “We are very proud to expand his leadership with this promotion.”
“MVSB is committed to caring for its employees and customers, and to supporting its communities by championing local businesses and aiding nonprofit organizations,” said Jim. “Sharing this commitment with the communities we serve has been critical to our success, and I’m very proud to have the opportunity to help further those efforts.”
Jim joined MVSB in 2017 as Branch & Business Development Manager for the Bank’s then-newly constructed Portsmouth office, bringing with him more than 10 years of banking experience. He was promoted in 2022 to oversee MVSB’s development in the Seacoast region, including Portsmouth and the newly constructed Rochester office.
Carrigan is a graduate of the New England School for Financial Studies at Babson College. He regularly volunteers at the Seacoast Science Center, Parma Music Festival and the gardens at the Monarch School of New England’s Horticultural Therapy Program. He lives on a licensed wildlife sanctuary with this wife and two kids and enjoys baking and gardening.