Radio Show #222 – John Heaps, Jr.,
President and CEO of Florence Bank

John Heaps, Jr., President and CEO of Florence Bank, enjoys a long banking history in Western Mass.

He grew up in Springfield, and began his banking career at Valley Bank & Trust Co.

The latest branch of Florence Bank has attracted attention due to its innovation of “pod” style teller services, and even the amenities of a coffee bar!

In this conversation, John explains the Florence Bank concept of re-imagined brick and mortar banking, and what makes Florence Bank unique in the Valley.

Web: www.florencebank.com  •  Email: customerservice@florencebank.com

Brad Shepard Today! Thursday, January 17, 2019

Holyoke motorist charged with texting while driving!
Holyoke news: City Council, Westfield Bank, and appointments.
Belchertown School Superintendent retires.
Smith & Wesson purchases Arizona firm.
It’s Penguin Plunge time again!
Former volunteer basketball coach from Amherst pleads guilty.
East Longmeadow Staples store to close in March.
Sears Holdings avoids liquidation – Eastfield Mall store still for sale.
Florence Bank’s newest Springfield branch opens with a big bang!
MLK Center holds “In The Words Of Dr. King.”
Blandford Ski Area is ready for snow and action!

Brad Shepard Today! Thursday, May 24, 2018

“Brynnions!”
Springfield resident sues more than 20 police officers and the Commissioner.
Dangerousness hearing for PVTA slasher postponed.
Former Holyoke Police Officer saluted as he celebrates his 101st birthday.
Pioneer Valley business people on the move!
Springfield Fire Dept. now equipped with Narcan for opioid overdoses.
100 deadliest days for teenage drivers.

Brad Shepard Today! Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Florence Bank hires three new employees.
Hadley Police deal with controversial message posted to town’s Facebook page.
Phone scam steals $1700 from a Chicopee woman.
Jody Farber-Winters pleads guilty to theft of monies for a shelter.
Westfield Bank’s full service Springfield branch opens this summer.
Cosby trial juror comments on his decision.
Greenfield medical marijuana dispensary now open.

Brad Shepard Today! Friday and the weekend, September 15, 2017

“Sopranos” and “Goodfellas” character actor and Western Mass. native Frank Vincent dies.
Florence Bank expands into West Springfield.
JGS Lifecare in Longmeadow – update.
End in sight for I-91 construction!
Agawam Police Officer firing supported by State Advisory Board.
Amherst College second best liberal arts college in the nation!