Canton, Mass. – Canton Co-operative Bank President & CEO Nick Maffeo has reported that Anabela (Bela) Vasconcelos was promoted to Vice-President/Senior Loan Officer at the Bank’s 2019 Annual Meeting.
“When it comes to being a lender, Bela Vasconcelos is unique,” Nick Maffeo said. “She is absolutely devoted to compassionately assisting borrowers make what is always a major financial decision. It’s not about ‘volume’ with Bela. It’s not about ‘getting that loan.’ It’s about using her knowledge and her skill set to see things through properly for every borrower. Bela Vasconcelos is an exceptionally-talented lender, a truly caring person and we are very fortunate to have her here at Canton Co-operative Bank.”
“I feel blessed to be with a Bank where my efforts are recognized,” Bela Vasconcelos said. “To have had the chance to work with and learn from a great lender, Stan Taylor, these past 6 years has also been a tremendous opportunity for me. We do more lending at Canton Co-operative than people think we do – construction and commercial real estate along with mortgages and home equity lines. I get to wear a lot of hats, helping all kinds of borrowers get financing that truly works for them.”
Bela Vasconcelos is a graduate of Bridgewater State University and the New England School for Financial Studies. She is on the Board of the Canton Helpline and is Co-Treasurer of the Salvation Army’s Canton Unit. A Stoughton native, she lives with her family in Raynham.
Canton Co-operative Bank has been Canton’s neighborhood bank since 1891 and is rated “5-Star for Strength & Stability” as “one of the strongest banks in the country,” according to bank-rating service BauerFinancial of Coral Gables, Florida. All deposits are insured by the FDIC and the Share Insurance Fund (SIF). The phone number is 781-828-8811.