Cornerstone Bank welcomes two new vice presidents

Mark Lussier is the new VP, retail sales, and Patricia Smith is the Webster branch VP, senior market manager

Cornerstone Bank recently welcomed two new vice presidents: Mark Lussier as its new vice president of retail sales; and Patricia Smith as its new Webster branch vice president, senior market manager.

“We’re delighted to welcome both Mark and Pat to leadership roles on our team,” said Todd Tallman, CEO of Cornerstone Bank. “Mark brings a depth of experience leading and developing teams across several industries including banking, retail and sales, and Pat has deep roots within our community as well as an abundance of banking experience she will bring to bear for our customers.”

Lussier, a New England native with nearly two decades of banking and financial services experience, has a bachelor’s degree in business management from the University of Phoenix. He has held senior roles in other financial institutions, most recently in Philadelphia. He also has 25 years of retail and sales leadership experience.

Now residing in Worcester, Lussier said, “I’m excited to be back in Massachusetts and to join the Cornerstone Bank team. I look forward to helping our retail teams deepen customer relationships and help meet their financial goals.”

Smith, a Worcester native, joined Cornerstone with nearly four decades of banking experience. She has a bachelor’s degree from Assumption College in Worcester and has held leadership roles in other local financial institutions, most recently in Bolton.

A long-term resident of Westborough, Smith said, “I’m so excited to be part of such a great bank with such a strong presence in its community and strong bonds with its customers and employees.”