Patriot National Bank, headquartered in Stamford, CT welcomes Litzie A. Yapur to our organization. Litzie is an Assistant Vice President and Assistant Branch Manager. She will be working in our Greenwich office at 100 Mason Street (661.0800) with manager, Neil Dixon.
Litzie began her banking career as a part-time teller at Peoples Bank. After a short time she was promoted to Assistant Head Teller, then a Financial Service Associate. Before leaving Peoples, she had earned the title of Assistant Service Manager. She attended Norwalk Community College graduating with an Associate of Science Degree in Business Administration and continued her education at Berkley College earning a Bachelor of Science in International Business.
She is an active volunteer, involved with relief efforts within her local community and abroad. She is also a Big Sister with the Boys and Girls Club. Litzie is excited about banking on a community level, noting “Customers get the attention they deserve at a community bank. Large banks have actually hired greeters to address customers. At Patriot, every employee welcomes customers by name. Customers have shared that it makes all the difference in their banking experience.”
Patriot National Bank is one of the fastest growing banks in the Northeast, with a mission to offer a significant community-based alternative to larger banks and to provide personalized service to consumers and local businesses. Nationally chartered in 1994, Patriot National Bank currently has eighteen full-service branches with plans to open several more including Stratford. (May 19th) and Bridgeport, CT (fall) in 2008. Patriot National Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ Global Market “PNBK”), the parent of Patriot National Bank had total assets exceeding $800 million as of December 31, 2007.