For Immediate Release For additional information, contact: Photo Included Kevin C. Merchant President and Chief Executive Officer
CHRISTIAN SARANTOPOULOS ELECTED CORPORATOR OF JEWETT CITY SAVINGS BANK
JEWETT CITY, CONNECTICUT, March 31, 2021… Following the 148th Annual Meeting of Corporators held on March 30, 2021, Jewett City Savings Bank announced the election of Christian Sarantopoulos of Pomfret Center as corporator. Sarantopoulos is a practicing attorney and owner of the law firm of Sarantopoulos & Sarantopoulos, LLC in Danielson. He is a well-known and respected member of the northeastern Connecticut business community and actively serves as a member of numerous professional, civic, and philanthropic organizations.
He is a member and former director of the Northeastern Connecticut Chamber of Commerce and a member of the Killingly Business Association. In addition, he is the current president and serves on the board of Westcott Wilcox Residential Housing, Inc., as well as serving on the boards of Quinebaug Valley Community College Foundation and Westfield Cemetery Association. He is also a corporator of Day Kimball Hospital and served on the DKH Development Board for 10 years.
In his spare time, he has been a basketball referee for more than 25 years and is on the board of the International Association of Approved Basketball Officials, Inc. (IAABO) Connecticut State Board 5 and serves as secretary-treasurer of the Northeast CT IAABO Board 35.
A graduate of Killingly High School, he went on to earn a Bachelor of Arts from Yale University and his Juris Doctorate from the University of Connecticut School of Law. He is a member of the Connecticut Bar, Windham County Bar, and Connecticut Trial Lawyers Associations and is a member agent of the Connecticut Attorneys Title Insurance Company. He also was elected to the Killingly Town Council in 2001 where he held the position of chair and served as fiscal chair on the Killingly Board of Education.
“Christian is such a well-respected and accomplished member of the business community who has dedicated his career to serving a variety of business and civic organizations. We’re delighted to bring his tremendous business experience and knowledge of the community to Jewett City Savings Bank,” said Kevin Merchant, President & CEO.
Jewett City Savings Bank is a mutual savings bank operating full-service offices in Jewett City, Brooklyn, Dayville, Pawcatuck, Plainfield, Preston, and Putnam with online banking services at JCSBank.com.
Established in 1873, the Bank was voted Best Bank in Eastern Connecticut by readers of The Bulletin in 2020 and the Best Community Bank in Connecticut by readers of The Commercial Record for the last seven years.