Catrina Lopes, the new assistant controller

Assistant Controller, Catrina Lopes

Charles River Bank is proud to announce that Catrina M. Lopes has been promoted to Assistant Controller. Lopes joined Charles River Bank in January of 2016 as a teller. In March of 2018, she was promoted to Marketing & Sales Coordinator. Now, in her new role, Lopes will be performing Accounting and Finance functions including Financial Reporting, Account Reconciliation, Daily Cash Management, Month End Closing Process, Investments, Fixed Assets, Accounts Payable, Wire Transfers, and ensuring that the Bank’s systems and processes are maintained in accordance with GAAP, under the supervision of the Controller.

Lopes has a passion for Financial Management. She graduated with honors from the New England School of Financial Studies, a 2-year intensive program for emerging bank leaders. Lopes completed rigorous research projects related to many critical banking functions including finance, asset-liability management, human resources, marketing, and lending, concluding with a team project simulating the management of an actual bank. Currently, Lopes is enrolled in D’Amore-McKim School of Business at Northeastern University in a dual degree program – Master in Business Administration (MBA) and Master of Science in Finance (MSIF). She expects to graduate in 2023 with concentrations in Corporate Finance and Investments. Lopes earned a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of New England in Biddeford, ME in 2013.

“We are so fortunate and proud to have a multi-talented and driven professional like Catrina on our team. We see so much potential in her and I look forward to seeing what the future brings her,” President and CEO Jack Hamilton said.