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Pittsfield: VP, CFO named at Berkshire Bank

Josephine Iannelli has been appointed executive vice president, chief financial officer at Berkshire Hills Bancorp Inc., effective immediately. Berkshire Hills Bancorp is the holding company for Berkshire Bank.

Iannelli, 41, has served as Berkshire’s senior vice president, principal accounting officer and participated in financial oversight since 2013.

The announcement completes an extensive recruitment and interview process conducted in partnership with a leading national executive search firm with substantial financial services expertise.

Iannelli joined Berkshire as senior vice president, chief accounting officer on March 4, 2013. She has 20 years of financial and banking experience beginning with KPMG Peat Marwick, LLP and then KeyCorp.

North Adams: Ass’t VP named at MountainOne

Kelli Kozak has been promoted to the new position of assistant vice president-community development officer at MountainOne Bank, the financial institution has announced.

Kozak will be MountainOne’s primary contact for community development lending, investments, and services as defined by the Community Reinvestment Act. She joins MountainOne Senior Vice President, Senior Risk Management & CRA Officer Lynne Carlotto as co-chair of the bank’s CRA Committee. In addition to leading the CRA Committee, Kozak will continue to administer the community allocations and contributions process.

Kozak has been at MountainOne for seven years, serving as the bank’s executive administrator and corporate clerk for more than six years. She has also been a member of MountainOne’s marketing team.

She has worked for Storey Publishing and Legacy Banks, participated in the Northern Berkshire Relay for Life, been a board member of both the Berkshire Food Project and Williamstown Community Preschool, and was named to the 2014 Northern Berkshire United Way Campaign Allocations Committee.

A Berkshire County native, Kozak holds a bachelor’s degree in history and American studies from Skidmore College. She resides with her family in Pittsfield.


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