Flora Joins Berkshire Bank as VP, Business Banking Team Leader

PITTSFIELD, MA – April 22, 2016 - Berkshire Bank, America’s Most Exciting Bank®, is excited to announce that Jamison Flora has joined the Bank as Vice President, Business Banking Team Leader/SBA Liaison.

Flora brings over 16 years of industry experience to his newly acquired position. His responsibilities in this new position include fostering the business banking footprint in the state of New York as well as growing the SBA Lending program bank wide.

Prior to joining Berkshire Bank, Flora served as VP, Business Banking Senior SBA Relationship Manager with KeyBank, focusing on the SBA loan program for the Central New York and Capital Region territories, with attention on acquisition, expansion and start-up financing. He also managed relationships of companies that gross between $3-$20 Million in annual revenue, moving on to help grow the Bank’s SBA business in the Capital Region.

Dedicated to community involvement, Flora is on the Board of Directors of the Schenectady County Community College Foundation and Capital District Youth for Christ, a nonprofit located in Clifton Park, NY. He also volunteers at the City Life Club in Schenectady, NY and is an Ambassador for the local Christian Business Men’s Connection chapter.

Flora is located in Albany at 41 State St., Albany, NY 12207. Jamison Flora, VP, Business Banking Team Leader/SBA Liaison, 518-859-4823, jflora@berkshirebank.com.

About Berkshire Bank

Berkshire Hills Bancorp (NYSE: BHLB) is the parent of Berkshire Bank, America’s Most Exciting Bank®.  The Company, recognized for its entrepreneurial approach and distinctive culture, has $7.8 billion in assets and 93 full service branch offices in Massachusetts, New York, Connecticut, and Vermont providing personal and business banking, insurance, and wealth management services.  In 2015, Berkshire Bank was named one of Massachusetts’ Most Charitable Companies by the Boston Business Journal.  Berkshire Bank is the home financing and retail banking provider for the Massachusetts Teachers Association Benefits, MTA.  To learn more, visit www.berkshirebank.com, call 800-773-5601 or follow us on:  Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.  Berkshire Bank is the official bank of NESN’s Boston Bruins Coverage. 

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