Senior Vice President, Commercial Lending
Allison joined the Bank in June 2004 and has an extensive background in commercial lending including real estate financings as well as an array of middle market and small business transactions. Her previous employers include Heller Financial and Chemical Bank amongst other local commercial banking institutions. While at Chemical Bank in New York, she worked specifically in the Healthcare/Non-Profit Business Group where she provided financing for many well-known tri-state hospitals and medical facilities. Her experience at Heller included M & A and leveraged transactions all over the United States in various industries. In addition to managing her own portfolio, she is primarily responsible for business development throughout Fairfield County and the surrounding communities. Allison received a “Top Seller” award four years in a row at the Bank. Her community involvement includes the Fairfield County Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, the American Heart Association, and the American Cancer Society. She is also a member of the Westport, Fairfield and Bridgeport Chambers of Commerce. Allison received a B.A. in Economics from Fairfield University and successfully completed Chemical Bank's Financial Management Training Program in Manhattan.