David Peterson has joined Merrimack County Savings Bank (the Merrimack) as Senior Vice President and Commercial Lending Team Leader. Based in Concord, Peterson leads, oversees and supports the Merrimack’s commercial lending team, while continuing to assist businesses with their lending needs.
“We’re excited to welcome David to the Merrimack,” said James Gallagher, SVP, Commercial Loan Officer at the Merrimack. “David has enjoyed an impressive career in banking that spans 34 years. He brings a wealth of knowledge and personal service to his clients, and I’m confident he will lead us through streamlined and improved commercial lending processes. I look forward to watching us evolve under his leadership and vision.”
“I’m grateful to be a part of the Merrimack’s 155 year legacy,” said Peterson. “I also look forward to all the ways we can help our business community grow and thrive. It’s really great to be part of a company that is so committed to being a strong, local partner and champion.”
Prior to joining the Merrimack, Peterson held senior leadership roles in commercial lending. He serves on the board for the Capital Regional Development Council, chairing their audit committee while also active on their loan review committee. He has been a long-term member of the Greater Manchester Chamber, having been involved in the economic development and infrastructure committee, the ambassador committee serving as diplomat, volunteer and past committee chair and secretary. He is also a seasonal volunteer for Salvation Army in Manchester, and has long been involved in youth sports, as a coach in soccer, baseball and basketball. Peterson resides in Bedford, NH.