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Jane C. Walsh

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Jane C. Walsh is President and cofounder of Northmark Bank, a full-service commercial bank in eastern Massachusetts. She became the first founding female commercial bank President in Massachusetts when Northmark Bank opened for business in December 1987. Today, Northmark Bank is a $360 million bank serving its communities and dedicated to the philosophy of relationship banking.     

Contributing to her more than 35 years of experience in the banking industry, Ms. Walsh began her career at Arlington Trust Company, where she held various management positions and achieved the rank of Executive Vice President leading the Investment, Operations and Data Processing Divisions of a $1.2 billion bank.

Ms. Walsh’s commitment to her community and industry are evidenced through her past and present service on various Boards, including Arthur Griffin Center, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, Kiwanis Club of Greater Lawrence, Lanam Club, Massachusetts Bankers Association, Massachusetts Business Roundtable, Massachusetts Hospital Association, Massachusetts Medicaid Policy Institute, Merrimack College, Merrimack Valley Chamber of Commerce, St. Mary’s Parish in Winchester, Winchester Healthcare Management Inc., and Lahey Health System, Inc.

Ms. Walsh received her undergraduate degree from Merrimack College, her Master of Business Administration from Northeastern University, and the Certified Bank Auditor (CBA) designation from the Chartered Bank Auditors Association.