Dodge succeeds Lisa Partrick, who has moved to the position of corporate secretary and administrative assistant to president and chief executive officer Thomas J. Villanova. According to Paul McLaughlin, the bank's senior vice president, Dodge brings many skills to her new position.
"Over the past 10 years, Melissa has thrived in every role and with every challenge she has faced at Litchfield Bancorp," McLaughlin said. "I am so proud of her accomplishments and I'm looking forward to her continued success in the Torrington market."
Dodge joined Litchfield Bancorp as a teller in 2001 and quickly earned a promotion to senior teller. She was promoted to the Litchfield office's head teller position in 2007 and in 2008 was named assistant manager.
"It's a great opportunity and I'm really excited to get the word out about the branch," Dodge said of her new job. "It's not just a business banking center, it's a full-service branch with a great staff. I cannot wait to introduce myself to the businesses and people in Torrington."
Dodge is a graduate of the Northwest Connecticut Chamber of Commerce's Leadership Northwest program and is attending the Connecticut School of Finance and Management, a two-year management-training program sponsored by the Connecticut Bankers Association.
She is active with the Chamber of Commerce's home show committee and young professional’
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