Sullivan, two others named to board of directors
WINDHAM COUNTY- Brattleboro Savings & Loan welcomed three new members to their board of directors at their annual meeting held at the end of April, while at the same time saying farewell to Gordon Bristol, who, after serving as a director for 29 years, decided to retire. The new directors who have joined the board are Angela Bowman, Bob Stevens, and Lisa Sullivan.
Bowman is a vice president and trust officer with the Trust Company of Vermont, a position she has held since 2014. Prior to joining TCV, she was an officer in the wealth management division of People’s United Bank in Brattleboro.
Bob Stevens is a professional engineer and the founder/CEO of Stevens and Associates, an architecture and development firm based in Brattleboro. Bob is also the founder of M&S Development, a company that has been responsible for revitalization of historic buildings and projects all around southern Vermont. These have included the Brooks House in downtown Brattleboro, and the Putnam Block in the heart of Bennington. They are currently working on the renovation of the Sanel Building on Flat Street in Brattleboro as well.
Lisa Sullivan is the owner of Bartleby’s Books,in Wilmington, which she took over in 2004. Lisa is a book lover extraordinaire and the shop specializes in Americana and general antiquarian material, including books, archives, manuscripts and ephemera. Prior to acquiring Bartleby’s Books, she was a founding member of management at Red Hat,Inc, a multinational software company located in Raleigh, NC.
Brattleboro Savings & Loan opened for business in 1912 as the Brattleboro Cooperative Savings & Loan Association. Today, as a state-chartered mutual savings bank and Certified B Corporation, BS&L is the only remaining bank headquartered in Windham County. The bank operates four banking offices: two, including its main office in Brattleboro, one in Wilmington, and a branch in Bondville. BS&L also operates a mortgage lending office in West Dover.
In addition to business and consumer financial services, the bank offers investment advisory and wealth management services through its Park Place Financial Advisors division.