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Executive Bios 

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Michael P. Daly

President & Chief Executive Officer of the Company

Michael P. Daly was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company and the Bank in October 2002. Prior to his appointment, Mr. Daly served as Senior Vice President, Commercial Lending from October 1997 until January 2000 and then as Executive Vice President of the Company and the Bank from January 2000 to October 2002.





Richard M. Marotta

President of the Bank

As President of the Bank, Mr. Marotta will be responsible for all aspects of administration, risk, and infrastructure, including people and systems, compliance and credit. He has been serving Berkshire as EVP, Chief Risk and Administrative Officer since 2013. Mr. Marotta joined the Company as EVP, Chief Risk Officer in 2010 from KeyBank, where he was Executive Vice President and Group Head, Asset Recovery.






Sean A. Gray 

Chief Operating Officer of the Bank

As Chief Operating Officer of the Bank, Mr. Gray will be responsible for the operating teams of the bank, including retail, commercial, small business, home lending, wealth management and insurance. Mr. Gray has been serving Berkshire as EVP, Retail Banking since 2010. He joined Berkshire as First VP, Retail Banking in 2006 from Bank of America where he was VP, Consumer Marketing Manager in eastern Massachusetts.





Josephine Iannelli
Senior Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer

Josephine Iannelli is Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Ms. Iannelli joined Berkshire as Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer on March 4, 2013. She has 20 years of financial experience beginning with accounting policy roles at KPMG and KeyCorp. She joined National City Corporation in 2002 leading the accounting policy group and served in various roles at the bank through their acquisition and integration into PNC Financial. She has recently also provided independent accounting consulting services for top ten national banks. Ms. Iannelli graduated with a BA in Accounting from Baldwin-Wallace College.



Linda A. Johnston

Senior Executive Vice President, Human Resources of the Bank
Linda A. Johnston is Senior Executive Vice President of Human Resources and Chief Human Resources Officer. Ms. Johnston is responsible for overseeing and directing the Company’s human resources functions including compensation and benefits, performance and talent management, training, recruitment, development, executive compensation, and initiatives and practices that support the Company’s strategic direction. Ms. Johnston also serves as a key advisor to the Compensation Committee of the Company’s Board of Directors and has been part of the Company for more than 27 years.



George Bacigalupo
Senior Executive Vice President, Commercial Lending of the Bank

George Bacigalupo has more than 30 years of experience in the banking and financial services industry. Mr. Bacigalupo has significant experience in commercial, corporate and specialty lending—including senior management roles in risk management and credit administration. In his role as Executive Vice President of Commercial Banking, he will be responsible for the commercial and asset based lending lines of business throughout Berkshire’s footprint. Mr. Bacigalupo received his bachelor of science from the Carroll School of Management at Boston College and his master of business from the Sawyer School of Management at Suffolk University.



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