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Franklin Savings Bank Promotes Heather Capraro and Welcomes Howard King
Franklin, NH
09/04/2018 03:33 PM

Franklin Savings Bank is pleased to announce the recent promotion of Heather Capraro to VP, Senior Business Relationship Officer. The bank is also happy to welcome Howard King to its residential lending team to the position of Residential Loan Officer.


Capraro joined FSB in 2016 as AVP, Retail Sales and Business Development Officer in our retail group. She will continue to work closely with the retail team to provide coaching for various sales initiatives, as well as the business development units to cultivate and maintain business relationships for her area.


“This is a wonderful accomplishment for Heather,” said Joseph Thornton, SVP, Retail Banking Officer. “She has been a tremendous asset to our retail group and has been instrumental in developing new relationships for the bank’s newest office in Merrimack. Her dedication to providing her customers with exceptional customer service is truly remarkable and appreciated.”


Next, Howard “Howie” King recently joined FSB at its lending office in Bedford. In this role, he will be responsible for originating residential mortgages in the southern region. King has over 18 years of experience in residential lending, having served in roles with Eastern Bank as a Reverse Mortgage Specialist and Peoples United Bank as an Assistant Vice President.


“We are pleased to welcome Howie to our team,” commented Janet Haines, VP, Loan Administration & Operations. “He brings many years of experience in residential lending to us and we are thrilled to have him on our team to assist with developing new business for us in the southern region of the state.”


King attended Northeastern University based in Boston, Mass. He also served as Chair of the Board of Directors for Next Charter School from 2014-2017.


A resident of Litchfield, King enjoys camping, fishing, and watching the New England Patriots and Boston Red Sox.


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 and Gilford, as well as an office in Bedford for business and residential 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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Franklin Savings Bank by calling 1.800.372.4445, or visiting, or following the bank on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and YouTube.
Dawn Beers
(603) 934-8358
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