Matt Garrity Focuses on Continued Growth as He Takes Helm at Florence Bank
Matt Garrity says it was a few years ago, when he was established in his role as executive vice president and chief lending officer at Premier Financial Corp. in Ohio, that he determined that the next logical career step would be to preside over his own bank. As time went on, and the calls from recruiters started multiplying, the major questions to be answered concerning this ambition were … where, and what? The ‘where’ involved geographic regions, and Garrity had his preferences, especially the Northeast — he grew up in Lee. As for the what … he desired to be at a bank with a long history, a solid track record, a strong growth pattern, and a plan to continue along that path.
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