Michael Hewitt, President and CEO of bankHometown, is pleased to announce the hiring of Karla Christiansen as the Branch Manager, AVP of the office in Sturbridge, MA.

Karla worked for bankHometown for two years as the Oxford Branch Manager, beginning in 2013 before leaving to work as a VP Relationship Manager for a bank in the Eastern, MA area.

CEO Hewitt stated “We are pleased to welcome her back as one of our bankHometown team members and we are proud of her performance and accomplishments.”  He added, “bankHometown is a community bank truly caring about the communities we serve with a focus on providing the best customer service.   With over 33 years of banking experience of which 25 of those years include management positions Karla has earned the recognition for the execution of that charge and we look forward to many more years of her exemplary service.”

Karla grew up in Brookfield and graduated from Tantasqua Regional High School in Sturbridge.  She is a member of the local Chamber of Commerce and is Treasurer for the Central New England Equine Rescue. She also owns the Cardinal Ridge Equestrian Center in Barre.

Karla resides with her family in Charlton, MA.