Westfield, MA— James C. Hagan, President and CEO of Westfield Bank, is pleased to announce that Christine O’Dea has been promoted to Vice President. She will continue her role as Business Government Deposit Services Sales Officer.

O’Dea has spent 22 years with Westfield Bank. She began her career with the Bank as a Teller and has held various roles including Head Teller, Assistant Branch Manager, and AVP, BGDS Sales Officer, prior to her current role. O’Dea has been recognized as a top performer on numerous occasions throughout her history with the Bank.

“Christine has done a wonderful job building and maintaining customer relationships. This promotion provides more customers the ability to experience Christine’s professionalism and expertise,” said Michael Vogel, Vice President and BGDS Sales Manager.

O’Dea obtained an Associate’s Degree from Holyoke Community College and is pursuing a Bachelors Degree in Business Administration from Cambridge College. She serves as a Board Member of the Western MA Council for Boy Scouts of America, and coordinates the Bank’s participation in Springfield Boys & Girls Club’s Festival of Trees.

PHOTO: A headshot of Christine O’Dea is below:

About Westfield Bank


Westfield Bank, headquartered in Westfield, Massachusetts, is a federally chartered savings bank organized in 1853 and is the largest publicly traded bank headquartered in Western Massachusetts. The Bank is a full-service community-oriented financial institution offering a complete range of commercial and retail products and services. Currently, the Bank has twenty-five branch offices, fifty-four ATMs, and an additional thirty seasonal ATMs and serves Hampden and Hampshire counties in Western Massachusetts and Hartford and Tolland counties in Northern Connecticut. The Bank’s middle market and commercial real estate lending team is based in Springfield, Massachusetts, and has a general regulatory limit on loans to one borrower of $40.1 million. As of March 31, 2023, the Bank employed 337 full and part-time employees, had $2.6 billion in total assets, $2.0 billion in its loan portfolio, and $2.2 billion in total deposits. The Bank is regulated by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency. As a member of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), the Bank’s deposits are insured up to the maximum FDIC insurance coverage limits. To learn more, visit the bank’s website at

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