Leslie McKillip Joins Chelsea Groton Bank Commercial Lending Division

Leslie McKillip of Madison, CT, recently joined Chelsea Groton Bank as Vice President and Commercial Loan Officer.  Leslie will work to develop commercial loan and commercial mortgage relationships with centers of influence across the Bank’s market areas. 

“With over 25 years of commercial lending experience, mostly in New Haven and Middlesex Counties, Leslie’s skills will be an immense asset to our team,” said Carolyn Welch, Senior Vice President, Commercial Lending Manager at Chelsea Groton Bank. “In addition to her experience managing all aspects of commercial deals, Leslie is recognized for developing excellent working partnerships that enhance and deepen business client financial goals and objectives. We are excited to welcome Leslie to the Chelsea Groton team.” 

Most recently, Leslie was a Vice President, Senior Commercial Loan Officer at Liberty Bank in Middletown. Prior to that, she was Assistant Vice President, Small Business Relationship Manager at J. P. Morgan Chase Bank in Milford. Throughout her career, Leslie has held numerous management and business banking positions with local banks.

Community involvement is very important to Leslie. She is Secretary and member of the finance committee for St. Luke’s Home Inc. in Middletown, which serves older adults and veterans in the community. She also has been involved with Middlesex United Way and several Credit for Life Fairs in Middletown, Wallingford and East Hartford over the years, teaching high school students about credit, budgets and bill paying.

Leslie graduated from Albertus Magnus College in New Haven, CT with a BA in Psychology. 

About Chelsea Groton Bank
Based in Groton, Conn., Chelsea Groton Bank is a full-service mutually owned bank with over $1.1 billion in assets. Chelsea Groton Bank’s products and services include consumer banking, business banking, mortgage and business lending, cash management, financial planning and financial education classes. With 14 branch locations throughout New London County and a Loan Production Office in Hartford County, Chelsea Groton Bank also provides online and mobile banking, 24-hour telephone banking, and nationwide ATM banking for individuals, families and businesses. To learn more, please visit chelseagroton.com. Member FDIC. Equal Housing Lender.