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Frankin Savings Bank's Deborah Tessier Receives 2017 Franklin BPW Women of Achievement Award
Franklin, NH
12/12/2017 11:46 AM

Deborah Tessier, VP, Commercial Loan Officer with Franklin Savings Bank, was recently honored by Franklin Business and Professional Women with the 2017 Franklin BPW Achievement award. This honor is bestowed upon a woman who is outstanding in her career, lends assistance to other women in their advancement, offers guidance to youth and young career women, and providers leadership and advancement to the Franklin community.

“This is a wonderful honor for Deb, and I am truly proud of her being chosen for this recognition for all her hard work in the community,” said Ron Magoon, President & CEO. “She continues to remain active in the community and has been honored for her efforts with educating children in our local schools on a variety of banking topics.”


Tessier helped initiate the first Rotary Interact Club at Winnisquam Regional Middle School and Winnisquam Regional High School. Today, there are 23 students enrolled who are encouraged to become involved in their communities. She has also earned the NH Partners in Education Award for the past four years; was recognized as the 2014 NH Scholars Business Champion; and received the 2014 Champion for Children Award from NH Partners in Education.


She has been actively involved with numerous nonprofit organizations to include Special Olympics, Make A Wish, American Cancer Society, Twin Rivers Interfaith Food Pantry, Tilton Northfield Rotary Club, Northfield Economic Development Corporation, NH State Scholars Initiative and Winnisquam Regional High School.


Since 1948, the Franklin Business and Professional Women’s Club has been an active member of the Franklin community.  Each year the group honors a local woman who lives or works in the Franklin area, has been active in supporting the community, and assisting professional women with advancing further in their careers.


Established in 1869, Franklin Savings Bank is an independent, mutually-owned community bank, offering a full array of commercial lending, personal banking and investment services throughout the Central Lakes Region and southern New Hampshire. Headquartered in Franklin, the Bank has offices in Bristol, Boscawen, Tilton, Gilford and Merrimack, as well as an office in Bedford for business lending. Franklin Savings Bank also offers investment, insurance and financial planning services through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Independence Financial Advisors, from offices in Franklin, Bedford, Gilford, Nashua, Rochester and Merrimack, New Hampshire. As a recognized leader in providing the latest in financial services technology, Franklin Savings Bank remains committed to serving the needs of businesses, families and the communities it serves, through a dedicated team of employees, a diverse line of financial products and services, and continued investment in emerging technology.


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Dawn Beers
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