TAUNTON, MA: Mechanics Cooperative Bank is excited to announce the appointment of Donna Vieira as Branch Manager of their Bridgewater office. Vieira will be responsible for the overall operations, performance and customer service of the branch, as well as community outreach activities. Vieira brings over 20 years of sales management experience and a total of over 30 years of banking experience.

Vieira began her management career in 1999 as an Assistant Branch Manager of Compass Bank in New Bedford, MA. In 2004, Vieira transitioned to Branch Manager of Security Federal Savings Bank in Brockton, MA. As the Branch Manager, Donna was responsible for managing sales of products, daily operations, and customer service. In 2007, Donna was named the Assistant Branch Manager of Webster Bank in Mansfield, MA. In 2009, Vieira joined the Citizens Bank team in Raynham, MA as Assistant Branch Manager. In May of 2018, Donna was promoted and transitioned within the organization to Branch Manager of the Fall River, MA Citizens Bank location where she continued to manage and recruit top tier talent while maintaining growth for the organization.

In announcing the Bank’s selection, Executive Vice President, Deborah A. Grimes described Ms. Vieira as “a highly qualified manager who will make a great addition to the Mechanics Cooperative Bank team. Her past experience along working within the community for local based banks will complement our commitment to the communities we serve and continue to build strong relationships within our Bridgewater market.”

Donna is a 1998 graduate of Bristol Community College in Fall River, MA where she obtained an Associate’s degree in Business Administration. Vieira currently resides in East Taunton, MA.

About Mechanics Cooperative Bank

With total assets over $570 million, Mechanics Cooperative Bank offers a wide variety of personal and business deposit and loan products. As a Massachusetts co-operative bank, 100% of customers’ deposits are always fully insured. Established in 1877, Mechanics Cooperative Bank is Massachusetts’ second-oldest co-operative bank with eight conveniently located branches in Bridgewater, Taunton, North Dighton, Somerset, Swansea, Fall River and Westport. For more information, call 1-888-MECHANICS (632-4264) or visit Mechanics-Coop.com. Member FDIC. Member SIF. Equal Housing Lender.