Andover Townsman, Andover, MA


June 5, 2014

Business Briefcase


New manager in bank branch

Gladys Martinez of Haverhill has been appointed branch manager of the Reading Co-operative Bank at 20 Central St. in Andover.

Martinez has overall responsibility for sales, service, operational efficiency and deposit growth of the branch.

“It is exciting to work for an institution that is over 100 years old, but at the same time is very modern and current,” she said in a release. “This atmosphere is what makes customers so loyal to Reading Co-operative Bank.”

Martinez comes to Reading Co-operative Bank with extensive branch banking experience in sales and operations in both the Andover and Lawrence markets, as well as experience in branch administration.

Reading Co-operative Bank has other branches in Burlington, North Reading, Reading, Wilmington and Woburn.

Boston Partners Financial named top firm

Boston Partners Financial Group of Andover, led by Managing partner Mark Marroni, is the 2013 recipient of Signator Investors, Inc./John Hancock Financial Network President’s Trophy for the second consecutive year and fourth year overall.

“As an independent broker-dealer, Signator Investors is committed to growing its firms that provide support and resources to their independent financial professionals who in turn serve the end client,” Brian B. Heapps, president, John Hancock Financial Network, said in a release. “We are proud of what the Boston Partners group does to exhibit excellence in professionalism in serving their clients in New England.”

Boston Partners previously received Signator’s President’s Trophy in 2012, 2009 and 2007.


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