Chelsea Groton Bank Team Members Earn Degrees, Diplomas and Certifications

Chelsea Groton Bank team members recently earned bachelor degrees, financial diplomas and certifications in various banking specialties.


Two team members earned degrees from Southern New Hampshire University: Rebecca Dambach, Customer Solutions Specialist in Sprague, earned a Bachelor of Accounting and Marielle Winkelman, AS, Customer Solutions Manager in Waterford, earned a Bachelor of Business Administration with a concentration in Finance.


The Center For Financial Training (CFT), dedicated to providing professionally administered banker education and training that continually meets the educational needs of employees in the financial services industry throughout our geographic market, recognized three Chelsea Groton team members for earning diplomas: Chrissy Caplet, AVP, Regional Sales and Service Manager for the Inland Region, in General Financial Services, Advanced Financial Services, and Consumer Lending; Dorothy Houde, Customer Care Representative, studied Financial Services Operations and Consumer Lending; and Jennifer Seuferling, AS, Customer Solutions Manager of the North Stonington branch, earned a diploma in Financial Services Operations.         


Professional certifications were also recently earned: Ruth Eckhoff, BSA Analyst, became a Certified AML Fraud Professional (CAFP); Miria Gray, AS, Community Education Officer is now a Certified Financial Educator Instructor (CFEI); Sara Lundy, AS, Compliance Administrator is a Certified Regulatory Compliance Manager (CRCM); and Alee Rogan, Financial Services Associate, passed the CT Insurance Exam.          


“Even through the challenges presented by the current pandemic, our team members remained committed to their studies, in an effort to complete their certifications and degrees, and further develop professionally,” said Kristin Zummo, VP, Learning & Development Manager at Chelsea Groton Bank. “At Chelsea Groton, we encourage employees to continually learn and develop themselves. In addition to the Grow, Launch, and Lead leadership programs offered internally at the Bank, many team members pursue additional opportunities offered through local or online universities, CFT and in their specific field to further their learning. We are proud of their accomplishments.”


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 Member FDIC. Equal Housing Lender.