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Nonprofits honored at 11th Annual "Community Quarterback" celebration

February 16, 2017

Eastern Bank honors nonprofits with $850,000 in grants at the 11th Annual "Community Quarterback" celebration Eastern Bank CEO Richard Holbrook and former NFL quarterback Doug Flutie recognize 61 local nonprofit organizations BOSTON, April 1, 2015 – Doug Flutie tossed autographed footballs to representatives from 61 nonprofits, as the Eastern Bank Charitable Foundation donated $850,000 in grants at the 11th Annual “Community Quarterback” celebr...

Nuance Voice Biometrics Innovates the Customer Experience

February 14, 2017

Eastern Bank Taps Nuance Voice Biometrics to Innovate the Customer Experience; Becomes First in North America to Replace Security Questions with Voice Biometric Authentication Eastern Bank Can Now Authenticate Callers to 1-800-EASTERN by the Sound of Their Voice; Bank Addresses Customer Feedback and Makes it Easy to Do Business  BURLINGTON, MA, June 18, 2015 –  Nuance Communications, Inc.

Paul Alexander joins Eastern as Chief Marketing & Communications Officer

February 14, 2017

Paul Alexander joins Eastern Bank as Chief Marketing & Communications Officer BOSTON, July 21, 2015 – Eastern Bank, a full-service commercial bank headquartered in Boston, today announced the appointment of Paul Alexander as Chief Marketing & Communications Officer.  Alexander, who most recently served as Chief Communications Officer for Liberty Mutual Insurance, brings more than 30 years of experience at Fortune 500 global companies, i...

Eastern launches Apple Pay

February 13, 2017

Eastern Bank launches Apple Pay for customers Apple's new mobile payment service is latest offering from tech-driven Eastern  BOSTON, July 28, 2015 –  Eastern Bank customers now have access to Apple Pay™, the new mobile payments service from Apple® that provides an easy and secure way to pay with an iPhone®, iPad® or Apple Watch™, the bank announced today. With Apple Pay, bank customers can add their Eastern Bank Debit MasterCard® and use thei...

John Rosenthal honored with 2015 Social Justice Award

February 13, 2017

Eastern Bank honors Stop Handgun Violence founder John E. Rosenthal with the 2015 Wainwright Social Justice Award Eastern also recognizes 162 organizations dedicated to violence prevention with $1.4 million in grants BOSTON, October 16, 2015 – Eastern Bank last night honored John E.

Eastern named 2015 No. 1 SBA lender in New England

February 13, 2017

Eastern Bank named No. 1 SBA lender in New England for sixth consecutive year Eastern ranked among the Top 10 SBA Lenders in the United States BOSTON, October 28, 2015 – For the sixth consecutive year, Eastern Bank outpaced all competitors to rank as the No. 1 U.S.

The Boston Globe names Eastern a Top Place to Work in 2015

February 13, 2017

The Boston Globe Names Eastern Bank Corp. a Top Place to Work in 2015 Magazine honors the best employers in Massachusetts BOSTON, November 13, 2015 – Eastern Bank Corp. has been named one of the Top Places to Work in Massachusetts in the eighth annual employee-based survey project from The Boston Globe.