Christopher Johnson to Direct Patriot Bank Branches

Mr. Johnson is promoted to Senior Vice President & Director of Branch Banking.

Mr. Johnson oversees the strategic planning, execution and overall customer experience.

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Christopher Johnson to Direct Patriot Bank Branches

Patriot Bank, N.A. has announced the promotion of longtime banking veteran and Monroe resident Christopher Johnson to Senior Vice President & Director of Branch Banking. In his expanded role, Mr. Johnson oversees the strategic planning, execution and overall customer experience at all of the bank’s 10 branches across Fairfield, New Haven and Westchester Counties.

“In his new senior leadership role, Chris will help further improve the branch banking experience for our customers. Since joining Patriot, he has spearheaded the opening of our state-of-the-art Darien location and coached our community banking teams, and is now additionally implementing innovation across all Patriot’s branches” said Fred Staudmyer, Patriot Bank Executive Vice President & Chief Administrative Officer.

“As a local resident, I recognize many of the faces that enter Patriot Bank branches as my neighbors, fellow volunteers at local non-profits, and the families of Little League teams I have coached. I am so pleased to lead efforts across all our branch networks that will ensure my colleagues share similar relationships with our customers,” said Mr. Johnson.

Mr. Johnson is a 30-year community banking veteran. He led the launch of Patriot’s rebrand and new design at its Darien branch. He currently serves on the bank’s Elder Abuse Prevention Committee, which concentrates on the prevention of financial fraud targeted at seniors.

In his expanded role, he will oversee the following Patriot branches:

  • Darien, CT – 233 Post Rd., Darien, CT 06820
  • Fairfield, CT – 1755 Black Rock Turnpike, Fairfield, CT 06825
  • Greenwich, CT – 100 Mason Street, Greenwich, CT 06830
  • Milford, CT – 771 Boston Post Rd., Milford, CT 06460
  • Norwalk, CT – 16 River St., Norwalk, CT 06850
  • Stamford, CT – 900 Bedford St., Stamford, CT 06901
  • Trumbull, CT – 945 White Plains Rd., Trumbull, CT 06611
  • Westport, CT – 370 Post Rd. East, Westport, CT 06880
  • Bedford, NY – 432 Old Post Rd., Bedford, NY 10506
  • Scarsdale, NY – 495 Central Park Ave., Scarsdale, NY 10583

Mr. Johnson is a graduate of the University of Connecticut with a degree in finance. He is a member of the Darien and Stamford Chambers of Commerce, serving on the Stamford Chamber Ambassador’s Committee since 2011, and the Monroe Knights of Columbus. He also volunteers as a Little League baseball and soccer coach in Monroe, CT, where he lives with his wife and two children.

Read more at the Patch.

Patriot Bank is a full-service financial institution with branches in the Connecticut counties of Fairfield and New Haven, as well as in Scarsdale, New York.