Vice President, Business Lending Officerkkirkland@web5.com 508-438-4712
With 28 years of experience in banking, Keith has helped a number of business customers find the right lending solution for their objectives. A true partner in our customers’ success, Keith brings his loan expertise, genuine interest in business, approachable nature, and responsive attention to every customer relationship. Keith began his career at Bank of New England, then moved to Flagship Bank, where he held credit and lending positions for 20 years. This combined experience helped him understand the proper loan structuring that works best for business customers. He later became VP of Commercial Lending for six years at Southbridge Savings Bank before joining Webster Five in 2016. Keith received a BS from UMASS Amherst and an MBA with a concentration in Finance from Bentley University. In addition to his work at Webster Five, Keith is Treasurer of Dudley Conservation Land Trust; Board Member of the Janet Malser Humanities Trust and Investment Committee Member of the Health Foundation of Central Massachusetts. He currently lives in Dudley with his wife and two grown children.
Keith talks about his role in the bank and life outside the bank
What are you passionate about in your role? I want my customers to succeed, particularly those who have not had a good experience at other banks. I’m very inquisitive, and strive to understand all aspects of my clients business so I can be of better service to them.
What are some of your hobbies and interests? I love being outdoors, especially in the nice weather. Some of my interests include antiquing, gardening, travelling, hiking and woodworking.
Can you tell us a fun fact about yourself? I’m building a pole barn at my home in Dudley with native hemlock and white pine lumber.