October 25, 2021

Wagit Mart

Reach Out And Touch Business

Briefs on local businesspeople, including Eileen Potter, Tyler Bay, Catrina M. Lopes and James F. Petkewich.

St. Mary’s Credit Union (SMCU) has promoted Eileen Potter to vice president, controller.

Potter joined SMCU in 2012 as assistant vice president, accounting and was promoted to vice president, accounting in 2020. Her current responsibilities include maintaining and controlling the credit union’s accounting system, serving as the accounting representative for credit union projects, acting as a liaison for internal auditors, preparing various internal and regulatory reports, and overseeing the day-to-day operations of the accounting department.

Her new responsibilities include preparing monthly Audit Committee and Board financial reporting packages, working with the senior management team to coordinate and prepare an annual budget and managing the facilities vendor relationship.

Potter has spent more than 30 years employed at various New England financial institutions within their accounting and finance departments,

St. Mary’s Credit Union is based in Marlborough.

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MutualOne Bank has promoted Tyler Bay to business banking relationship manager.

Tyler Bay

Bay joined the bank in 2018 and had been serving as a business banking specialist. In his new role, he will be responsible for managing and mentoring business banking specialists as well as providing business service support to customers and branch staff.

Prior to joining MutualOne Bank, he worked at State Street Bank Corporation, The Roosevelt Investment Group and Cambridge Savings Bank. He has a bachelor’s degree in accounting from UMass Dartmouth and a master’s degree in business administration from Assumption College.

MutualOne Bank has offices and loan centers in Framingham and Natick.

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Charles River Bank has promoted Catrina M. Lopes to assistant controller.

Catrina M. Lopes

Lopes joined Charles River Bank in January of 2016 as a teller. In March of 2018, she was promoted to marketing and sales coordinator. In her new role, Lopes will be performing accounting and finance functions, including financial reporting, account reconciliation, daily cash management, month end closing process, investments, fixed assets, accounts payable, wire transfers, and ensuring that the bank’s systems and processes are maintained in accordance with GAAP, under the direct supervision of the controller.