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Eastern earns top marks in 2016 CEI

February 13, 2017

Eastern Bank Corporation earns top marks in 2016 Corporate Equality Index Eastern earns 100 percent on Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s Fourteenth Annual Scorecard on LGBT Workplace Equality BOSTON, November 18, 2015 – For the third consecutive year, Eastern Bank Corporation received a perfect score of 100 percent on the 2016 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), a national benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies and practices related...

Charitable Foundation accepts Targeted Grant applications for strengthening families

February 13, 2017

Eastern Bank Charitable Foundation begins accepting "Targeted Grant" applications for programs that "strengthen families" BOSTON, January 12, 2016 –   The Eastern Bank Charitable Foundation has begun accepting applications for grants that help “strengthen families” as part of its annual “Targeted Grants” program. The Foundation is looking for nonprofits to submit proposals that fund programs or initiatives designed to assist families that are e...

Eastern Announces Senior Leadership Changes

February 13, 2017

Eastern Bank Corporation Announces Senior Leadership Changes Chairman & CEO Rich Holbrook to retire; Successor and next President named BOSTON, February 2, 2016 – Eastern Bank Corporation today announced that Richard E. Holbrook, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Eastern Bank and Eastern Bank Corporation since 2007, will retire on December 31, 2016.

Celent names Eastern “Model Bank of the Year”

February 13, 2017

Celent names Eastern Bank the “Model Bank of the Year” for 2016  Bank earns top international prize for Eastern Labs’ Express Business Loan BOSTON, Apr. 14, 2016 – Eastern Bank last night won the top honor amongst more than 100 banks from across the world to earn Celent’s “Model Bank of the Year” for its Express Business Loan, which delivers working capital up to $100,000 within five minutes to small business owners.

Eastern names two leaders to Board of Directors

February 13, 2017

Eastern Bank names two distinguished leaders to its Board of Directors Pair includes an entrepreneur, marketer, author and CEO; and a retired partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers BOSTON, May 16, 2016 – Eastern Bank, a full-service commercial bank headquartered in Boston, announced today that it has added two accomplished professionals to its Board of Directors. Joining the Board will be: Diane Hessan, CEO of the Startup Institute, and Barry R.

Luis Borgen named to Board of Directors 

February 13, 2017

Eastern Bank names Luis A. Borgen to its Board of Directors  BOSTON, August 4, 2016 – Eastern Bank, a full-service commercial bank headquartered in Boston, announced today that it has added Luis A. Borgen, Chief Financial Officer at DAVIDsTEA, to its Board of Directors. “Eastern Bank is very pleased to add Luis to our Board of Directors,” said Richard E. Holbrook, Eastern’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.

Kathleen Henry named General Counsel

February 13, 2017

Eastern Bank names Kathleen C. Henry as General Counsel BOSTON, Sept. 23, 2016 – Eastern Bank, a full-service commercial bank headquartered in Boston, today announced Kathleen C.

Marylou Sudders honored with 2016 Social Justice Award

February 13, 2017

MA Secretary of Health and Human Services Marylou Sudders honored with the 2016 Wainwright Social Justice Award Eastern Bank also recognized 141 organizations dedicated to addressing the opioid epidemic and other contemporary issues affecting families with $1.4 million in grants BOSTON, Oct.