Keefe joins Westfield Bank as VP, Cebula promoted

Date: 4/3/2012

April 2, 2012

WESTFIELD — Westfield Bank President and CEO James Hagan recently announced that Dennis Keefe has joined the Westfield Bank team as vice president of Commercial Real Estate and Thomas Cebula has been promoted to Commercial Loan Officer.

In this position, Keefe will develop and grow the bank's commercial real estate portfolio and increase commercial loan diversification. He will work in conjunction with the commercial lending staff to finance apartments, office, retail and industrial properties in Massachusetts and northern Connecticut.

Keefe has more than 30 years of real estate and commercial banking experience. He graduated from St. Michael's College, and later received his master's degree from Western New England University (WNE).

He resides in Wilbraham with his wife Jill, and has two daughters living in Boston.

Cebula has 15 years of commercial and retail banking experience. As commercial loan officer, he will focus on small business lending.

He previously served as branch manager of the Southampton Road Branch in Westfield.

After receiving his under-graduate degree from Babson College, Cebula earned his master's degree from WNE.

He is a lifelong Wilbraham resident, and a member of the Minnechaug Regional High School Alumni Hall of Fame for service to the community.

Cebula and his wife, Beth, have three sons.

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