Banker & Tradesman Honors United Bank’s Dena Hall
William H.W. Crawford, IV, Chief Executive Officer of United Financial Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ: UBNK) and United Bank of Glastonbury, Conn., today proudly announced that Dena M. Hall, United Bank’s Western Mass Regional President, was selected by Banker & Tradesman to be among their 2015 Women of FIRE award winners.
Dena M. Hall, United Bank’s Western Mass Regional President, was selected by Banker & Tradesman to be among their 2015 Women of FIRE award Banker & Tradesman presents the Women of FIRE award to the most talented, the most ambitious, the most innovative and the most philanthropic women in finance, insurance and real estate. A panel of judges and staff from Banker & Tradesman selected 15 women this year from Massachusetts who are achieving excellence and making a difference in these traditionally male-dominated business sectors.
In addition to her executive position as Western Mass Regional President, Hall is the Chief Marketing Officer and President of the Bank’s two charitable foundations that cover Massachusetts and Connecticut. She has been with United Bank since 2005. Previously, she was Assistant Vice President, Marketing for Woronoco Savings Bank - now Berkshire Bank - and the Executive Director of that bank’s charitable foundation.
Hall, whose career in banking spans nearly two decades, has received other professional accolades, including being named one of the Springfield region’s top young business and community leaders by Business West Magazine in its 40 Under Forty List in 2007 and the Business Woman of the Year by the Westfield Chamber of Commerce. In 2014, Hall was named one of the Top 25 Women in Business by the Western Massachusetts Women’s Magazine. Hall is also very active in the greater Springfield region where she is a member of the Board of Trustees for the Baystate Health Systems Foundation and actively involved in the Westfield Re-Development Authority, the Western Massachusetts Corporate Funder’s Forum and the Capital Campaign Scheduling Committee of Greater Springfield.