Bram Berkowitz

Bram Berkowitz

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Banking with Rising Interest Rates

Darryl Fess came from humble beginnings, but now runs one of the largest community banks in Massachusetts. He grew up with four siblings in an apartment his parents rented for 20 years in Somerville.

One Branch, All Digital

As the vice president of marketing and sales at Needham-based Direct Federal Credit Union, Michael Ferreer has been implementing digital strategies for roughly four years.

Rockland Trust

Rockland Trust to Acquire Blue Hills Bank

The parent company of Rockland Trust announced yesterday that it would acquire the parent company of Hyde Park-based Blue Hills Bank in a deal that will give Rockland the largest deposit share in Massachusetts, the largest branch network and bring the company over $11 billion in assets.