Berkshire Bank Hires Veteran Commercial Lender
Scott Pasquale as, FVP Commercial Lending
Berkshire Bank, announced that Scott Pasquale has returned to Berkshire Bank as a First Vice President, Senior Commercial Relationship Manager. In his new position, Pasquale will be responsible for originating and managing commercial and industrial loans and building client deposit relationships in the Pioneer Valley and Western Massachusetts region continuing Berkshire’s momentum.
Pasquale brings over 30 years’ experience to his new role, including his previous work with Berkshire in 2013 as part of its commercial lending team. Most recently, he held the role of First Vice President, Commercial Loans at Country Bank where he held a leadership role managing the Worcester commercial lending team and portfolio totaling over $250 million, while creating and executing its small business underwriting policy.
“We’re excited to have Scott rejoin the commercial team in the Pioneer Valley. He brings a wealth of lending experience to a very talented group as we continue our momentum and expand our business,” stated Jim Hickson, SVP, Commercial Regional President. “Scott will draw upon his industry experience developing and servicing middle market commercial lending opportunities and expanding relationships with private banking, wealth management, and insurance products.”
Pasquale earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from The College of Wooster. Active in the community, he serves as a board member of the Western Massachusetts Chapter, National Tooling and Machining Association, a board member of Springfield Technical Community College Foundation, and co-chair of the annual goods and services auction for the Western Massachusetts Council of the Boy Scouts of America. Scott is located at 19 Harrison Ave., Springfield, MA and can be reached at 413-564-6237 or DPasquale@berkshirebank.com.