Brad Shepard Today! Thursday, February 13, 2020

Coronavirus affecting Massachusetts restaurants.

Coronavirus affecting package deliveries worldwide.

John Heaps Jr., CEO at Florence Bank, is stepping down in a few months.

Springfield Symphony Orchestra brings you a night of “Broadway Love!”

Berkshire Theater Group youth summer camp.

Mayor Sarno meets with new MGM Springfield hierarchy.

Time to talk excise tax, with East Longmeadow Town Clerk Tom Florence.

Radio Show #283 – John Heaps Jr., CEO of Florence Bank, Announces His Retirement

John Heaps Jr., the longest continuously serving CEO in the 147-year history of Florence Bank, is stepping down in just a few months.

In a candid conversation with Brad Shepard, John discusses his storied career in Western Mass. banking.

John details the transition in stewardship for the institution and its future expansion.

Florence Bank’s unique relationship with its customers is just one source of pride for John Heaps.

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

Brad Shepard Today! Thursday, January 30, 2020

Dunkin’ rolls out Valentines drinks!

Denise Hurst announces candidacy for Jose Tosado’s seat!

Jose Tosado retires and will not run again.

Orlando Ramos announces plans to run for the seat vacated by Jose Tosado.

Anthony “Tony” King, the last living player of Springfield’s American Legion Post 21 baseball team, team turns 102!

Chicopee Police Dept. asks for help in identifying mattress dumpers.

West Springfield Fire Dept. practicing ice rescues.

Open burning season now in Agawam.

Western Mass. days are getting longer!

Florence Bank President John Heaps Jr. retires after 25 years.

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