Business Notes, June 5, 2022


THOMASTON – Thomaston Savings Bank held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for its new branch at 2 S Main Street in Unionville. Employees were joined by the Bank’s Board of Directors, Central Connecticut Chamber of Commerce, branch partners and community members to commemorate the occasion.

“We are delighted that Unionville is the 15th branch of the Thomaston Savings Bank family. Thomaston Savings Bank brings so much to our community that it has already become such an asset to us in terms of involvement in community projects and the redevelopment of this magnificent building. We are thrilled that the bank is growing in our community,” said Rose Ponte, Director of Economic Development, Farmington.

The Unionville branch is the 15th location of Thomaston Savings Bank, which still extends into the Farmington area. For more information on the branch network, visit

Woodbury’s Deb Nevins named senior vice president of POCN

WOODBURY – POCN, the largest NP and PA network in the United States, recently announced that Woodbury resident Deb Nevins has joined the organization as Executive Vice President of Client Strategy.

With over 25 years of strategically defining customer experience and 18 of those years in pharmaceutical marketing, Nevins will be instrumental in shaping POCN’s data offerings and customer consulting, as well as customer satisfaction. . Nevins is a U.S. Air Force veteran, with an eye for strategic initiatives, digital innovation and a passion for customer engagement strategies throughout the product lifecycle, according to a company statement. .

Prior to joining POCN, Nevins spent 10 years at Boehringer Ingelheim, helping lead digital strategy across the organization and driving impactful marketing initiatives across all therapeutic areas. His most recent role was Senior Associate Director of Oncology Marketing. Nevins also led digital and customer engagement strategy within the Novartis Oncology business unit, several healthcare marketing agencies and the White House communications agency, according to the statement.

To learn more about POCN, visit

Salisbury Bank becomes official banking partner of Lime Rock Park

LAKEVILLE – Lime Rock Park recently announced that Salisbury Bank will extend its long-term partnership with the track to become Lime Rock Park’s Official Banking Partner.

Continuing its commitment to investing in its community, Salisbury Bank will also be sponsoring the Historic Festival Vintage Racecar & Sports Car Parade (September 1), a 17-mile tour through local towns on some of the most scenic and entertaining roads in the North West of Connecticut, including a route through Salisbury, Connecticut, home of Salisbury Bank, according to the statement.

“Our partnership with Lime Rock is another example of our efforts to deepen our ties within the communities we serve,” said Rick Cantele, President and CEO of Salisbury Bank. “We look forward to being part of the exciting 2022 events taking place at Lime Rock Park.”

As well as becoming the official banking partner and sponsor of the Vintage Racecar & Sports Car Parade, Salisbury Bank will use the facility to develop personal relationships with the community, hosting a myriad of driving programs and employee appreciation days at Lime Rock Park, including the upcoming private electric vehicle racing and educational track event on June 2 hosted by Skip Barber.

Lime Rock Park kicked off its official 2022 season May 27-30 for the Trans Am Memorial Day Classic, featuring racing from Trans Am, Sportscar Vintage Racing Association, Skip Barber Racing and International GT.‌


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