Press Releases

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Silva Joins Avidia Bank as New Business Banking Officer

After more than 13 years in banking, accounting and management, Marcy Silva has joined Avidia Bank as its assistant vice president, business banking officer.  Silva will be working with the Avidia Commercial Team to actively promote deposit and merchant services as well as commercial loan products.  

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Inside a Bank/Brewery Partnership

In 2017, Avidia Bank was about to enter Framingham, a new market about 15 miles southeast of its Hudson, Mass., headquarters. As its staff made the rounds of local community events introducing themselves, they kept bumping into staff from another newcomer to the area, Exhibit ‘A’ Brewing Co.

Read the full article here.  


Why compliance is no excuse for being dull on social media

Tap into the power of social selling.

I empathize with banks. Most understand the importance of social media but also fear compliance violations. Some try to compromise by posting only company updates or community involvement projects. While they certainly have their place in the content mix, these posts shouldn’t dominate a bank’s social media feed.


MassHousing Awards $696,995 for Affordable Sober Housing to Support Men, Women and Veterans in Recovery

MassHousing has awarded a total of $696,995 in grant funding to help create or modernize 118 affordable sober housing units in 11 communities across Massachusetts. The awarded projects will serve veterans, and men and women in recovery, including women with children.  

South Middlesex Non-Profit Housing Corp., Fitchburg, $75,000  - Grant funds will help create 14 new units of affordable sober SRO housing for men in recovery. Primary financing is being provided by Avidia Bank.