Join Dan Berta, president of Fairfield County Bank, this Saturday, Feb. 2, at the Norfield Church parish hall at 8:30 a.m. for a discussion of the economy and banking in the new year. Breakfast will be served and members of the public are welcome.
Mr. Berta has been in banking for more than 20 years, starting as a management trainee at JP Morgan Chase. He held various positions there in credit cards, commercial banking, private banking, and retail banking.
He left as a senior vice president overseeing the $11-billion, 125-branch retail banking group in Westchester, Rockland, upstate New York, and Connecticut.
Mr. Berta joined Fairfield County Bank in 2007 as executive vice president and head of strategic planning. He became the chief operating officer in 2009 and assumed the role of president in 2011.
He currently oversees all retail operations, including branch banking, e-banking, call center operations, marketing, sales management, training, Fairfield County Bank Insurance Service, and Fairfield County Investments Services.
Mr. Berta graduated from Villanova University with a bachelor’s degree in business administration and marketing. He received his master’s in business administration from Columbia University.
He lives with his wife and three children in Ridgefield. He and his wife are active on many local boards and organizations, including the Ridgefield Symphony, the United Way, the Branchville Fresh Air Fund, Ann’s Place, the Women’s Center of Danbury, Founders Hall, and Ridgefield schools PTA.
The Kiwanis Club of Weston works to support worthy causes in the community and surrounding areas through a combination of community service, philanthropy, and assistance to youth and citizens of all ages. The club’s membership is open to all men and women living or working in the area.
For more information, visit westonkiwanis.org.