Rockland Trust has named Thomas Golden Vice President, Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) Officer.
Golden will be responsible for promoting, developing, implementing and administering all aspects of the bank’s CRA program. His work includes serving as Rockland Trust’s principal point of contact for community organizations focused on the promotion of affordable housing, community investment, economic development, and the delivery of banking and financial services.
Golden brings over a decade of financial services industry experience to his new role, most recently as commissioned compliance examiner at the FDIC for over five years. He earned a bachelor’s degree in Government Studies from Suffolk University and a master’s degree in Business Administration, focusing on Leadership and Organizational Change from UMass Boston. Golden holds a number of credentials, including Certified Regulatory Compliance Manager (CRCM) from the American Bankers Association, Certified Consumer Protection Examiner (CCPE-III) from the Conference of State Banking Supervisors, and a Commissioned Compliance Examiner from the FDIC.
“We are thrilled to welcome Tom to Rockland Trust. His extensive knowledge of CRA requirements and our industry, and his community development focus, make him a great fit for this role,” said Edward H. Seksay, Executive Vice President, Chief Risk Officer and General Counsel at Rockland Trust. “Tom is a tremendous asset and resource. His expertise and leadership will help Rockland Trust bring greater opportunities and resources to the neighborhoods we serve.”
Golden can be contacted at Thomas.Golden@RocklandTrust.