News - 02/11/2015


PeoplesBank Appoints Christine Phillips as Vice President Human Resources

Christine Phillips,VP Human Resources

HOLYOKE, MA (February 11, 2015) – PeoplesBank has announced the appointment of Christine A. Phillips as Vice President, Human Resources. In her new position, Ms.Phillips will monitor and administer the bank’s Human Resource policies and recruitment plan, oversee employee relations, administer employee benefits, and serve as the bank’s EEO/AAP officer.

“PeoplesBank is focused on top talent recruitment and employee engagement as a strategy for organizational success,” noted Janice Mazzallo, Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer at PeoplesBank. “Christine’s experience in Human Resource management over a wide spectrum of job functions and organizations will be extremely valuable to us in our efforts to find, onboard, and keep the best associates in banking in this market.”

Ms. Phillips brings more than 15 years of Human Resources experience including recruiting, performance analysis, and compliance. She not only helped a variety of organizations recruit top talent, she also helped operate a successful human resources company. Ms. Phillips is also a member of the AIM Human Resources Group.

A resident of South Hadley, Ms. Phillips holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. She is a member of the South Hadley School Committee, the PTA President of Plains School, and a Board member of St. Patrick’s CYO Basketball.


About: PeoplesBank is a leader in innovation, corporate responsibility, environmental sustainability, and employee engagement. Our three LEED® registered offices are environmentally friendly and we have financed more than $70 million in wind, hydroelectric and solar energy projects.

As the largest community bank in the market, we have a unique ability to help the communities we serve through volunteer efforts and millions of dollars in donations to charitable and civic causes. Our associates devote an average of 6,000 hours to volunteer work each year and 48 of the bank’s officers serve on the board of directors and committees of 115 area nonprofit organizations.

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