Patriot Bank, N.A. has announced the promotion of Hector J. Morales to Vice President-Branch Manager to lead its Orange, Connecticut office located at 7 Old Tavern Road. With over 20 years of community banking experience, including serving as Assistant Branch Manager in the Westport Branch and interim Branch Manager and Assistant Vice President in the Orange Branch, Morales expects to continue working hand-in-hand with the local business and the consumer banking communities to help address all of their unique financial needs.
“Patriot Bank is excited for Hector Morales to take on this new expanded leadership role. He has proven to be a great asset to Patriot Bank and to our customers all across New Haven County” says Christopher Johnson, Patriot Bank Senior Vice President & Director or Branch Banking.
Morales is a member of the Orange Chamber of Commerce and a former member of the Milford Kiwanis. He was born and raised in Connecticut and enjoys spending time with his family. In his spare time, Morales DJs special occasions including non-profit events and weddings.
“Working to support the needs of Patriot Bank customers has been amazingly fulfilling. Each and every day we can have an impact, be that by helping finance the launch of a new entrepreneur’s dream or to help a family plan for a more secure financial future,” Morales said. “Orange is a great community and I look forward to playing a larger part of its growth success for years to come.”
In 2019, Patriot Bank, N.A. marks its 25th year of providing consumer and commercial banking services with a growing presence in the Small Business Administration (SBA) lending sector. Patriot Bank is headquartered in Stamford, CT and currently operates 9 full-service branches, 8 in Connecticut and 1 in New York, with small business lending offices in Atlanta, Jacksonville, Indianapolis, and Stamford.