Kris Puskar joins Eastern Bank as Head of Business Banking

May 4, 2017

BOSTON, May 4, 2017 – Eastern Bank, a full-service commercial bank headquartered in Boston, today announced the appointment of Kris Puskar as Senior Vice President and Business Banking Sales and Innovation Director.  He will report directly to Quincy Miller, Vice Chairman and President of Eastern Bank.

Puskar, who most recently served as Business Banking Director of Sales Strategy, Partnerships and Treasury Services at Citizens Bank, brings 14 years of experience in business banking to Eastern Bank.

At Citizens, Puskar was responsible for driving improvements in sales production, sales colleague development and customer satisfaction enhancements across business banking in a 12-state branch network with more than 350 sales colleagues.  Puskar was also responsible for leading training and treasury management.  Prior to that, he served as a Business Banking Director and led a team of more than 75 business bankers in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Vermont and New York.

Puskar earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics with a minor in Communication Arts from Allegheny College.  He also advanced his studies at the Graduate School of Retail Bank Management.  He lives in South Easton with his wife, Rhonda, and their two children.

About Eastern Bank

Founded in 1818 and based in Boston, Eastern Bank is America’s oldest and largest mutual bank, with $10 billion in assets and over 120 locations serving communities in eastern Massachusetts, southern and coastal New Hampshire and Rhode Island.  Eastern provides exceptional access to fairly priced banking, investment and insurance products and services for consumers and businesses of all sizes. Eastern Bank, which includes Eastern Wealth Management and Eastern Insurance, is known for its outspoken advocacy and community support that has topped more than $100 million in charitable giving over the past 20 years.  An inclusive company, Eastern employs 1,900 deeply committed professionals who value relationships with their customers, colleagues and communities. Join us for good at


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