Cornerstone Bank welcomes Kara Wiersma as its vice president, learning and development partner

Cornerstone Bank has welcomed Kara Wiersma, a resident of Auburn, as its new vice president, learning and development partner. In this role, she is responsible for developing, coordinating and executing employee training and development.

Karen Wiersma

“Kara comes to us with a wealth of experience in employee development, training and engagement,” said Cornerstone Bank CEO Todd Tallman. “We are committed to providing our employees with the tools and skills they need to learn and grow in their careers, and Kara’s expertise will ensure our success in this regard.”

Wiersma earned her bachelor’s degree in management from Boston University and is a Certified Professional in Talent Development. She has more than two decades of experience in the banking industry, nearly a decade of which has been spent in the areas of learning, development and colleague engagement.

“I’m thrilled to be joining the Cornerstone team and look forward to building on its strong foundation of employee development,” said Wiersma. “The passion people have for their work here really shines through, as does the leadership’s dedication to employee satisfaction and success.”

A member of the Worcester Business Journal 40 under Forty Class of 2019, Wiersma also serves on the Board of the Central Massachusetts Association for Talent Development as the vice president of programming.