DAN DANILLOWICZ, KRISTIN GRAVANIS, AND MICHAEL LAGA PROMOTED TO VICE PRESIDENT
Westfield, MA— James C. Hagan, President and CEO of Westfield Bank, is pleased to announce the promotion of Dan Danillowicz, Kristin Gravanis, and Michael Laga to Vice President and Mortgage Loan Officer. They will continue to be responsible for originating residential mortgage loan applications primarily through outside business development and marketing activities in Connecticut and Massachusetts.
Danillowicz, who has originated loans since 2002, joined Westfield Bank in 2019 as an Assistant Vice President and Mortgage Loan Officer. He graduated from the University of Hartford in 1993 with a bachelor’s degree in economics and has worked at various local banks and mortgage companies prior to joining Westfield Bank. He is a proud second- generation mortgage lender, and his father originated loans for Chicopee Savings Bank during the 1970s. Danillowicz resides in Burlington, CT.
Gravanis, who has originated mortgages since 2004, joined Westfield Bank in 2019 as an Assistant Vice President and Mortgage Loan Officer after spending time with other local banks and mortgage companies. Throughout her career, Gravanis has been committed to providing an outstanding experience for everyone she works with. From walking her clients through each step of the mortgage process to providing consistent, honest communication from start to finish, she helps them navigate through the mortgage process with ease.
Gravanis has been named a top mortgage loan officer in booked dollars and units for the past four years in Hampden County. She specializes in construction loans, jumbo loans, and assisting first-time homebuyers. Gravanis has been a member of the Realtor Association of Pioneer Valley’s Community Service Committee for fifteen years. She resides in Wilbraham, MA.
Laga, who has originated loans since 1998, joined Westfield Bank in 2015 as a Mortgage Loan Officer. He had a 14-year professional baseball career, spending time in the Detroit Tigers, St. Louis Cardinals, and San Francisco Giants organizations. In 2019, he was inducted into the Western Massachusetts Baseball Hall of Fame. Laga graduated Summa Cum Laude with a bachelor’s degree in sport management from the University of Massachusetts in 1997 and spent time with a local mortgage company and Credit Union before joining Westfield Bank. He resides in Northampton, MA.
“Please join me in congratulating Dan, Kristin, and Mike on their promotion to Vice President,” said Matt Manganelli, Vice President and Retail Lending Sales Manager. “I am confident in their continued success with the Bank.”
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 $39.7 million. As of December 31, 2022, the Bank employed 357 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 www.westfieldbank.com