BayCoast Bank has welcomed Cidalia Silva of Wareham as branch manager of the Elm Street location in New Bedford.
Silva joins BayCoast Bank with 24 years of experience in the financial services industry, most recently as a branch manager with Southeastern Mass Credit Union in Fall River. Previously, she was assistant vice president, business development sales manager with East Cambridge Savings Bank in Cambridge.
Silva, who is fluent in English and Portuguese, is a graduate of Cambridge Rindge and Latin High School and attended Burdett College in Boston.
She has a history of community involvement, including participating in a financial literacy program for the Cambridge public school system. While at Southeastern Mass Credit Union she conducted an after-hours program about elderly abuse exploitation and how to prevent it and also volunteered monthly with the Salvation Army, serving meals to homeless individuals.