36 years at Boston Federal Savings Bank. President of the bank for 8 years prior to the bank's sale in 2005. Most of career spent in lending, operations, marketing, and managing acquisitions. The bank went public in 1995 and grew to $2B though mergers and acquisitions and had 17 offices in the greater Boston area. Skills potentially useful to clients include an understanding of what lenders want from clients, experience with business plans from a financial and marketing perspective, and the experience of managing personnel, budgets, and customer relations in several small subsidiary companies.