Our MyBankers

Our team has your best interests at heart.


Beth Molinero
Rutland, VT

Brian Davis
East Syracuse, NY

Christina Spinelli
Princeton, NJ

Edgard Arty
Boston, Ma

Erika Harris
Boston, MA

Jason Niles
Springfield, MA

Jeremy Bond
Albany, NY

Justin Priddle
Albany, NY

Karleen Porcena
Boston, MA

Matt Findlay
Boston, MA

Robert Torres
Boston, MA

Ronald Molina-Brantley
Springfield, MA

Steven Taylor
Glastonbury, CT
         


 

Why can we serve you so well? Because we're a lot like you.

Our MyBanker team? They're family men and military vets. Soccer moms and community activists. World travelers and adventure seekers. Chances are, they share many of your interests. And dreams. The only thing that makes them different is a little added knowledge of financial matters. But they're eager to meet with you, share their knowledge and work hard to put you on the path to financial success.
 

Connecticut


 


Steven Taylor
The Financial Coach


Glastonbury, CT
sctaylor@berkshirebank.com
860.428.7049

Steven’s biggest accomplishment is coaching over 500 kids in youth sports with the primary goal of reinforcing the child’s innate character as well as those skills taught by parents, friends and family. This ambition to support and nurture goals is carried by Steven off the field and into his clients’ financial planning as well.

Offering exceptional service, visionary advice and financial education is Steven’s primary focus with his clients. He strives to provide less stress, more time and money saved to help clients personally as well as their families and their business to reach their financial goals. Always with his clients’ best interests at heart, Steven is prepared to be the financial coach for any and every financial journey.     

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Massachusetts

 

Edgard Arty

 


Boston/Greater Boston, MA
earty@berkshirebank.com
617.388.7883

Edgard demonstrates A+ customer service to all his clients, by establishing trust and offers the tools they need to bank with dignity. His goal is to improve the way people conduct their banking by providing a convenient way to do so. Edgard will always assure the client that personal touch of service with a clear understanding of their financial outlook.
 
Edgard's biggest accomplishment in his professional career is working for The Department of Defense as a United States Army soldier on the integration of a new logistics program for all the armed services. It was a successfully completed 6-year process, that he's proud of to this day.
 
Edgard is also involved in various community efforts to include Truth to the Youth where he teaches young men on awareness of financial fitness, team building, education preparation and social responsibility.

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Erika Harris

Honest Advisor


Boston, MA
eharris@berkshirebank.com
781.364.6604

Erika’s biggest achievement is gaining the understanding that life is a journey and sometimes that journey teaches you a lot about your destination. This lesson is something that Erika takes with her throughout her personal and professional life, and applies it to her clients’ needs when mapping their financial journey. From simple to complex scenarios, from current to future goals, Erika works with her clients seven days a week to navigate their financial landscape. Assessing needs with honesty and integrity, Erika ensures that her clients always feel that their portfolio is in the safest hands.

When she is not assisting her clients, Erika can be found spending time with her family and friends, or hiking and swimming with her sidekick, her dog Hunter. Erika also loves playing on her softball team, paddle boarding, or simply playing her guitar by a roaring fire.

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Jason Niles

Air Force Veteran


Springfield, MA
jniles@berkshirebank.com
413.449.4697
 

A veteran of the United States Air Force, Jason’s passion is nurturing his family and spending quality time with them. My focus in life is ensuring that your financial goals are met with success so you can enjoy life’s exciting moments. I provide a high level of personalized service so you can do just that.

Organizations that I am a part of:

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Karleen Porcena
 


Boston/Greater Boston, MA
KPorcena@berkshirebank.com
857.218.2520
 

Dedicated to creating an equitable community, Karleen Porcena is an authentic leader who is driven to inclusive economic improvement. With over 10 years of comprehensive community development experience within the non-profit sector, Karleen aims to create innovative strategies and partnerships to move the dial on the racial wealth gap. 

As the daughter of Haitian immigrants, Karleen uses her unique lived experience coupled with professional skills to build solutions to economic disparities. As a My Banker Karleen is responsible for cultivating new banking opportunities and engaging underbanked communities. Karleen uses her passion and love for community development work to provide the highest customer experience to all clients despite income level. She is eager to bring in new banking relationships to the bank from the entrepreneurship, faith based and non-profit communities she has worked with throughout her career.

In her previous role as the Senior Program Officer for Economic Opportunity at the Local Initiative Support Corporation (LISC), the nation’s largest community development organization Karleen oversaw all economic development strategies at LISC Boston, including asset building, entrepreneurship, and neighborhood economic development activities. As the previous Massachusetts Kiva Advisor, Karleen ensured that entrepreneurs with barriers to accessing loans through traditional routes were able to receive the investment they need for their business to thrive.  Karleen is passionate about building bridges between people, communities, and networks with intentions to have an equal playing field for all. She brings to her work a wide variety of relationships with community organizations, business and resident leaders, elected officials, as well as faith-based institutions. She is a strong communicator and has a unique ability to tell stories that resonate.

Outside of the office Karleen is involved in a number of non-profit boards including Madison Park Community Development, Advisory Board member for the Mattapan Boys and Girls Club Board of Trustees and held previous Board participation on The Food Project,.  Karleen received her MBA at Babson College in Wellesley, Ma and holds a double Bachelor’s degree in Comparative Politics and Spanish from Clark University in Worcester, MA. When she isn’t working, you can find Karleen playing volleyball, traveling or getting comments on her amateur chef pages on social media


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Matthew Findlay

Studious Banker


Boston, MA
mfindlay@berkshirebank.com
781.402.4372
 

When Matt isn’t out expanding his clients’ financial portfolios, he is in class deepening his knowledge base. Matt is in the midst of pursuing his MBA from Bentley University, and feels passionate about gaining a higher education. Taking his ability to learn outside of the classroom, Matt is dedicated to understanding exactly what his clients need, to better develop their path to succeed in all their financial goals. Through his personal attention and responsiveness as a MyBanker, he provides his clients with an experience unlike any other, no matter when and where he is needed.

Matt’s biggest accomplishment is starting with the bank as a teller, and working his way to the MyBanker division. It is through this faithful commitment that Matt continues to excel in both his personal and professional endeavors.

Organizations Matt is apart of:

 

  • Bentley Graduate Student Association
  • Bentley Graduate Finance Association

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Robert Torres

Community Investor


Boston, MA
Ratorres@berkshirebank.com
617.945.4839
 

Rob’s biggest life accomplishment has been helping to raise $100k at The Annual John Kleshinski Luncheon, the annual fundraising event of The Community Music Center of Boston. The organization set a goal of $30k, and the efforts of Rob and his team more than tripled this goal. As a current board member of The Community Music Center of Boston, Rob loves to volunteer and is active in the community through this group.

His passion for helping others extends past his personal life and connects with his professional career as well. His favorite aspect of being a MyBanker is the opportunity to build and deepen relationships by providing clients the very best service. He is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to ensure that his clients’ needs are met, wherever and whenever they need him.

Organizations Rob is apart of:

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Ronald Molina-Brantley

Pioneer Valley/Springfield, MA
RMolina-Brantley@berkshirebank.com 
413.218.0517
 

Ronald committed to helping my community position itself for a future in which financial sustainability is not only attainable, its within ones reach, while providing the highest quality customer service. He's had the opportunity to make a difference in my community, each and every day one person at a time.
  
Ronald's responsiveness, attentive to detail, truth worthy, and provides the highest quality customer service.


New Jersey


Christina Spinelli

Life Conqueror


Princeton, NJ
cspinelli@berkshirebank.com
609.820.8573

Being mighty in her approach to life’s challenges is what sets Christina apart from the pack. A competitive softball player and enthusiast, her love of the strategic nature of the game makes her poised to help you evaluate your needs and provide you with a plan that is carefully designed to serve your particular situation.

After a year-­‐long battle with breast cancer, Christina received good news. She has been in remission since December 2014. She continues to face life with a healthy spirit and appreciation for each and every day. This is particularly true when she’s spending time with friends and family at her beloved Jersey shore.

Organizations that Christina is a part of:

 

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New York

 


Brian Davis

Family Man

East Syracuse, NY
bdavis@berkshirebank.com
315.345.8108

Dedicated to his family, Brian notes that his biggest accomplishment is his wife and children. This commitment resonates throughout his professional life as well. Brian is driven to providing his clients with a direct point of contact whenever and wherever they need his services. He feels that convenience and responsiveness is critical to ensure a valuable banking experience.

In his off hours, Brian cherishes spending time with his family on their horse farm. Passionate about skiing during every season, Brian enjoys flying down the side of a mountain in the winter on freshly fallen snow and gliding over the water at his family’s summer lake house.

Organizations Brian is apart of:

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Jeremy Bond

Avid Explorer

Albany, NY
jbond@berkshirebank.com
518.491.8591

Passionate about travel and exploration, Jeremy loves to get out and see all the sights the world has to offer. He loves to discover new nature preserves, botanical gardens and museum exhibits. Jeremy’s desire to uncover and explore new things extends to his financial approach; he loves to dig in with his clients and help them discover and attain what’s most important to them.

Jeremy’s most exciting accomplishment has been hiking the Inca Trail and arriving at Machu Picchu through the sun gate after a strenuous and exhilarating hike. He travels often with friends, but loves to have new experiences on his own as well.

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Justin Priddle
The Business Partner


Albany, NY
jpriddle@berkshirebank.com
518.795.4797

Justin enjoys utilizing community and business connections to do his part in moving the Capital Region of New York forward. He is committed to visiting businesses and exploring what services they provide and how they impact the local community. His role as a MyBanker is a natural extension of this passion, offering real solutions to his clients.
 
Immersing himself within his community, Justin spends time enhancing and building partnerships. He advocates for a variety of organizations in the greater Capital region, serving as Board Chair for Northern Rivers Family of Services and Board member for the Albany Roundtable Civic Luncheon Group, to name just a few. Through his commitment to businesses both in the volunteering and banking scope, Justin truly nurtures relationships and develops a deeper understanding of the needs of his community and his individual clients. His approach establishes strong relationships, allowing him the chance to be a true partner through some of his clients’ most exciting moments.
 

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Vermont

 

Beth Molinero
Community Champion


Rutland, VT
bmolinero@berkshirebank.com
802.753.6827

Beth is a people person who likes meeting many people from different cultures all across the world. Her passion for helping people extends not only to her professional life, but her time away from her desk as well. She and her family spend a great deal of time coming to the aid of others by serving at a local food kitchen on the holidays, driving elderly folks to the grocery store and organizing community festivals.
Beth is a proud single parent to a daughter who is a registered nurse and a son who recently graduated from the Air Force Academy and is now serving our country as a Second Lieutenant.

Organizations that Beth is a part of:

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Banking products are provided by Berkshire Bank: Member FDIC. Equal Housing Lender. Berkshire Bank is a Massachusetts chartered bank. MyBanker priority service and perks are dependent upon a full financial relationship commitment and may vary per individual. Nonrelationship clients may be transferred to a traditional branch service delivery channel.

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