Deborah Flanders Announces Retirement

Published: Monday, May 8, 2017
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Deborah Flanders, Assistant Vice President, Learning and Development Officer for New Hampshire Mutual Bancorp (NHMB), is retiring on May 19, 2017. Flanders has been with the organization for 25 years.

“Debbie has been an integral member of the Human Resources department for more than 15 years,” said David Cronin, Senior Vice President and Human Resources Director for NHMB. “Her passion for helping employees develop to their fullest potential has been apparent that entire time. We can’t thank her enough for her remarkable service and dedication to the organization.”

“It has been my privilege to work for an organization so dedicated to the local community and the health and well-being of its employees,” added Flanders. “I will miss all the wonderful people I’ve worked with over the years, many of whom I’m proud to call friends.”

Flanders joined Meredith Village Savings Bank (MVSB) in 1992 as a part-time teller for the Route 104 Office. As her career progressed, she served several roles including Customer Service, Sales Administration and Trainer. In 2010, Flanders was promoted to Learning and Development Officer for Meredith Village Savings Bank, and expanded her role when MVSB and Merrimack County Savings Bank affiliated in 2013 as sister banks as part of New Hampshire Mutual Bancorp.

Flanders has a Bachelor Degree in Education from Brigham Young University. She is a member of both the Human Resources Association of Greater Concord and Society for Human Resource Management. She has been a regular volunteer for the Greater Lakes Region Children’s Auction and Making Strides Against Breast Cancer.

New Hampshire Mutual Bancorp, a mutual holding company, was formed in 2013 when two New Hampshire-based community banks, Meredith Village Savings Bank and Merrimack County Savings Bank, formally affiliated – the first relationship of its kind in New Hampshire. This strategic partnership has positioned the Banks to leverage each other’s strengths as they work together to advance a shared vision of maintaining and enhancing their community banking standards and values. MillRiver Wealth Management joined as a third subsidiary of NHMB in 2015, combining the financial advisory divisions of MVSB and The Merrimack. NHMB combined assets total more than $1.6 billion.