We are pleased to welcome Christopher Tomlinson to the Merrimack as Vice President of Commercial Lending. He will be working out of our Concord and Hooksett offices.
“Chris was recently employed as VP Small Business Relationship Manager working throughout southern NH and northern MA. He has a dynamic and outgoing personality that fits well within our team at the Merrimack,” said James Gallagher, Senior Vice President and Commercial Loan Officer for the Merrimack.
“Chris has a lot of initiative and is energetic about commercial lending, having had several years of experience in customer service. I’m excited to welcome Chris and look forward to watching as he helps us grow our commercial lending activity throughout central and southern NH. We proudly serve and support our local businesses and non-profits and will always prioritize community development activities.”
“I was really drawn to the Merrimack’s excellent reputation and I’m excited to be a part of a 150-plus year old company that has been so integral to the vitality and strength of the communities in Greater Concord and Southern NH,” said Tomlinson. “It was always my intention to find a home with a locally-focused institution that values every customer and community relationship they have.”
Tomlinson has an extensive career in relationship management and commercial lending. Before joining The Merrimack, he served as VP Small Business Relationship Manager at Santander Bank. Tomlinson earned his Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration from Granite State College. He also earned an Associate of Applied Science in Management from the State University of New York College of Agriculture and Technology at Morrisville, where he was an NCAA Division 3 football player.
Tomlinson serves on the Board for Manchester Cal Ripken Youth Baseball, is a 10U Manchester Cal Ripken coach, and is a member of the New Hampshire Real Estate Investors Association (NHREIA). He resides in Manchester and enjoys spending time at the lake with family and friends, traveling New England, and watching his son play baseball.