Pioneer Valley Commercial Team Promotes Grandfield to Senior Vice President, Commercial Relationshi

PITTSFIELD, MA – September 9, 2015 – Berkshire Bank, America’s Most Exciting Bank®, is excited to announce the promotion of Michael Grandfield to Senior Vice President, Commercial Relationship Manager in Berkshire’s Pioneer Valley Region. Grandfield will continue his role as a commercial relationship manager in the region.

Grandfield has nearly 30 years of managerial and commercial lending experience having held leadership roles at community banks in the western Massachusetts and northern Connecticut regions, including Hampden Bank, Simsbury Bank, Baybank and Bank of New England.

Luke Kettles, Senior Vice President, Commercial Regional Executive commented, “Mike has been a valued employee for the past 15 years. Over this time, he has built strong ties to the local community and solid commercial relationships. He is a seasoned banking professional with a strong customer focus, assisting clients with all of their commercial borrowing and cash management needs. I am delighted to count him as a member of our team and know he will continue to be an important contributor to our continued growth and success.”

Grandfield is a graduate of Bryant College where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration. He also earned a Masters of Business Administration from American International College.

Grandfield has been civically involved in all of the communities in which he has lived and worked over the years serving on numerous non-profit boards. Grandfield was also the past president of the Agawam Rotary Club and continues to be an active member. He resides in Suffield with his wife Kelly and children, Nicholas, Nathan, Katie and Meghan.

Contact Michael Grandfield, SVP Commercial Relationship Manager
Grandfield is located at Berkshire’s Pioneer Valley Regional Headquarters: 1259 East Columbus Ave, Suite 301 Springfield, MA 01105. He can be reached at 413-452-5143 ext2812 or


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 $7.5 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 2014, Berkshire Bank was named one of Massachusetts’ Most Charitable Companies by the Boston Business Journal. To learn more, visit or call 800-773-5601. Berkshire Bank is the official bank of the Boston Bruins coverage on NESN.


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