Thursday, 28 September 2023 14:26

Berkshire Bank Hires Rob Nichols as SVP of Business Banking

Rob Nichols. Photo provided by Berkshire Bank. Rob Nichols. Photo provided by Berkshire Bank.

ALBANY — Berkshire Bank has announced the hiring of Rob Nichols as SVP, Business Banking Team Leader.

Nichols joins Berkshire with over 33 years in commercial banking, a press release states. At Berkshire, Nichols will lead the sales team for business banking within Central and Eastern New York, Berkshire County (MA), and Southern Vermont. Nichols’ background covers a range of corporate and commercial banking leadership and management positions, including overseeing Business Banking departments at Citizens and First Niagara banks, the release states. Most recently, he served as the chief credit officer for a community bank.

Nichols resides in the Albany, New York region. He is currently a member of the Executive Committee and treasurer for the Capital District YMCA.  He also serves as a member of the board for the Albany Black Chamber of Commerce, and teaches Entrepreneurship Finance at Siena College, according to the release.

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