Ridgefield CT – January 23, 2023: Fairfield County Bank’s Board of Directors has elected two new members, Terri Polley of Newtown and Scott Edwardson of Ridgefield.

Terri Polley“We are pleased to welcome Terri and Scott to the Board. Together, they bring with them an exemplary amount of experience in the financial industry,” said Ralph L. DePanfilis, Chairman of the Board at Fairfield County Bank. “Moreover, they are both deeply involved in our community, which is fundamental to the Bank.”

Terri Polley is the former President and CEO of the Financial Accounting Foundation (FAF) in Norwalk. She spent more than thirty years with FAF and served as President and CEO from 2010-2019. Terri graduated summa cum laude from St. Francis College in Pennsylvania with her B.A. in accounting and French. She is a certified public accountant in the state of Pennsylvania and a member of the Connecticut Society of Certified Public Accounts. She also serves as a Trustee and Audit Committee Chair for SSGA Select Sector SPDR Trust and on the Girl Scouts of Connecticut Board of Directors. Terri currently resides in Newtown with her husband, Rob.

Scott EdwardsonScott Edwardson is a Partner and Senior Research Analyst at Edgewood Management, LLC.  Mr. Edwardson joined Edgewood Management in 2000 and was made a Partner in 2016. He received a bachelor’s degree of Science and Engineering in Industrial and Operations Engineering from the University of Michigan and went on to graduate with honors from Columbia University and his MBA in Finance and Accounting. Active in his community, Scott is a former member of the Ridgefield Orchestra Foundation Board and Columbia’s Hermes Society Leadership Committee. He currently resides in Ridgefield with his family.


Founded in 1871, Fairfield County Bank is a $1.9 billion community bank with locations throughout Fairfield County. Fairfield Country Bank delivers a full range of financial services through superior Client relationships and the knowledge that when you put your money in Fairfield County Bank, it stays in Fairfield County—strengthening our communities. Visit www.fairfieldcountybank.com to find out more about the Bank.