.James J. O'Leary Joins Reading Co-operative Bank's Board
.READING, MA - Reading Co-operative Bank has named James J. O'Leary as one of its newest Directors. O'Leary is a regional executive for Unum Corporation, a Fortune 500 company and a leader in employee benefits in the United States and the United Kingdom. He has extensive knowledge in business and management, with experience identifying areas for improvement, prioritizing projects, developing budgets, and coordinating all areas through implementation.
."It's an honor to be associated with the Reading Co-operative Bank which has been a leader in the Reading community for over 128 years and focused on serving the banking and community needs of its residents and other nearby towns. I especially value the opportunity to work closely with President, Julie Thurlow, and the Senior Management team, who have provided outstanding leadership managing through a very challenging economic and regulatory environment. Reading Co-operative Bank is well positioned for the future."
.O'Leary was born and raised in Boston, and graduated with a BA from Boston College and an MBA from Babson College. Jim and his wife, Mary Beth, have been married for 33 years. Together they have three children- Leah, Bryan, and Sean- all of whom were raised in Reading. The O'Learys have been residents of Reading for over 25 years.
.Reading Co-operative Bank is a dynamic, 21st-century community bank, founded in 1886 on the principle that profit and growth go hand-in-hand with responsible banking and service to the community. They are a 5-star bank that is rated in the top 7% of banks in the country for overall financial condition by Bauer Financial. Customer Service Specialists can be reached at 781.942.5000 during banking hours, readingcoop.com or by visiting one of the locations in Reading, North Reading, Wilmington, Woburn and now in Andover and Burlington.