Richard has over 25 years of banking experience in commercial and community banks in New England. Through the mergers of large commercial banks – from Shawmut through Bank of America – he successfully managed systems integration, product management and customer experience teams. Through each phase of his career he has helped his teams blend corporate cultures and learn from best practices. His small business experience at Sovereign/Santander focused on customer experience and building products to meet the needs of the small business owner. In his advisory role, Richard’s diverse experience is now focused on developing and executing a winning retail and business banking planning module as part of the Paramount Partners Financial Institution Group.
Prior to joining Paramount Partners, Mr. Buttermore was most recently an Executive Vice President of Needham Bank. There he led the management teams of the Retail branch network, Deposit and Loan Operations, Analytics, Facilities Management and the Core banking systems. He brought a level of risk management and operational excellence to each of his teams as he inspired them to establish and achieve individual and department goals that were aligned with the bank’s strategic plan.
Richard has earned his Six Sigma project management certification and has a Bachelor of Science degree from North Adams State College. He is also very active in his church community in Carver where he lives with his wife Nancy.
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