Watertown Savings Bank (WSB) Chief Executive Officer Ronald Dean is pleased to announce that Connie Braceland has been promoted to Vice President. She now heads up the Bank’s Community Relations department and continues to oversee the Club 50 Travel program.
“Not only does she do a terrific job, she is a terrific person,” said Dean. “We are fortunate to have Connie here at Watertown Savings Bank.”
Prior to these roles, Braceland was the Business Development Officer for WSB. She has 36 years of banking experience, and is a well-known member of the Waltham community. Braceland currently serves on the boards of: Downtown Waltham Partnership, Friends of Waltham Senior Citizens, Reagle Music Theatre, and Waltham Boys and Girls Club. She is President of Waltham Partnership for Youth; and Treasurer for the Waltham Rotary Club. Braceland is also on the Waltham Chamber of Commerce board, of which she is past president. She volunteers for the Waltham Food and Wine Festival committee, and works the polls on voting days as a warden for the city.
“Connie is a dynamo in the community, with her commitment and dedication, and always with a smile on her face,” said Waltham Mayor Jeannette McCarthy.
Braceland has received numerous awards, including Community Bank Hero, an inaugural award given by the Banker and Tradesman publication in 2012; the Waltham Community Hero award in 2013; the Robert and Thomas McNamara Community Service award for volunteerism; and the Waltham Women’s Action Alliance 2008 Woman of the Year award.
Braceland earned her Bachelor’s degree in Business and Economics from Westfield State University. Originally from Newton, she is a long-time Waltham resident, where she currently resides, with her husband Timothy.