Steven M. Richardson, Chairman of Charles River Bancorp, MHC and Charles River Bank

At the recent Special Annual Meeting of trustees and corporators of Charles River Bancorp, MHC, the holding company of Charles River Bank, Steven M. Richardson of Medway, MA was elected Chairman of the Board of Directors. He replaces Pia Brunelli Jarrett who has held this role since 2017.  Richardson has been a member of the Bank’s Board of Directors since 1992 and has served on the Bank’s Security Committee, Asset/Liability Committee (ALCO), and Audit Committee for various terms throughout his tenure.

“Steve has extensive accounting knowledge and has been an integral member of the Charles River Bank’s Board of Directors for decades.  His expertise will be a great asset to the board and the Bank as he begins his new role as Chairman,” stated Jarret.

Richardson is the Founder and Managing Shareholder of Richardson & Company, PC, and President of Richardson Financial Services, Inc., located in Medway, MA. He is a licensed Certified Public Accountant and holds numerous Securities Licenses.  He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accountants, and the Tax Division of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.  Richardson earned a BS in Accounting from Bentley University.

A native of Medway, MA, Richardson has been active as a volunteer with youth sports programs and in many community fundraising efforts.  He led the fundraising activities for the Town of Medway’s 300th Anniversary celebrations, and as a long-time active member of St. Joseph Parish in Medway, Steve and his wife Janice played a key role in fundraising for the retirement of the debt incurred to build the Parish Center.