Our Leadership

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    James B. Hogan

    President, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

    Phone: (978) 458-7999

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    Jim first joined the Bank as a Corporator in 1988, and was Promoted to his current position in 1997. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Management/Finance from the Boston College School of Management, as well as a Juris Doctor from the New England School of Law. Jim is a Lawyer licensed to practice in Massachusetts as well as the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts.

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    Dennis Jones

    Chief Financial Officer and Vice President

    Phone: (978) 569-1663

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    Dennis joined Washington Savings Bank in 2010 with over 20 years of financial management experience as a chief financial officer in the banking industry. He graduated summa cum laude from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst with a BBA degree in Accounting. Dennis began his professional career with an international public accounting firm and is a Certified Public Accountant. He is also a graduate of the National School of Finance and Management.

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    Jerry Frechette

    Vice President of Lending

    Phone: (978) 569-1505

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    Jerry has been with the Washington Savings Bank since 2002 and has been a banker in Lowell for 28 years. He has held several different positions in banking over the years and he has considerable lending experience. He is the Banks Senior Lending Officer, Compliance Officer and CRA Officer. He is a graduate of the Massachusetts Bankers School for Financial Studies at Babson College and he holds several diplomas from the American Bankers Association's American Institution of Banking. He is a Lowell native and is proud to live in Lowell with his wife and two daughters.

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    Sean J. Lydon

    Vice President, Retail Banking and Marketing

    Phone: (978) 569-1650

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    Sean graduated summa cum laude from Merrimack College with a BS in Business Administration, obtained his MBA from Southern New Hampshire University and is an alumni of the Stonier/ Wharton Graduate Banking program. He joined the Bank in October of 2007 with a mandate to update the Bank's retail division, and has introduced a host of new online services and opened branches till 3PM on Saturdays. He makes his home in the community with his wife and children.

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    Anne Lee

    Assistant Vice President, Human Resources

    Phone: (978) 569-1606

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    Anne joined the bank in December 2008. She has a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management from Lesley University and Certificate in Human Resources Management from Bentley College. Anne has been in banking for over 25 years with the last 16 years in various Human Resources roles.