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Roxann C. Cooke promoted to Senior Vice President at Eastern Bank

7/4/2014, 6 a.m.

Eastern Bank, a full-service commercial bank headquartered in Boston, announced today that Roxann C. Cooke has been promoted to Senior Vice President and Regional Manager of 17 retail banking locations in the Boston, Cambridge and MetroWest markets.

“Roxann is a talented banker who has demonstrated outstanding leadership within Eastern Bank and in the community through her service to our customers and various not-for-profit organizations,” Eastern Bank’s Robert DiGiovanni, Senior Vice President, Director of Retail Banking said. “Roxann is a great addition to our senior leadership team.”

In 2012, Eastern Bank appointed Cooke as Vice President and Branch Manager of the bank’s “Ashmont Station” office located at 1906 Dorchester Avenue in Dorchester. Prior to that, Cooke, who joined Eastern in 2009, served as Branch Manager of the bank’s Lynn office at 112 Market Street.

Cooke serves on the board of several organizations including: The South Middlesex County Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., Girls Inc. of Lynn, the Dorchester YMCA and Ashmont Hill Chamber Music.

Cooke, who also received the Greater Boston YMCA Young Black Achievers award for her professional accomplishments and her commitment to community service, earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology from Dartmouth College in New Hampshire.

She completed a post graduate program at the Harvard University Extension School where she received a graduate certificate in Business Administration and Management. Cooke further developed her leadership skills through the Emerging Leaders Program at the University of Massachusetts in Boston.

Cooke lives in Mattapan with her two daughters, Imani and Jada.

Founded in 1818 and based in Boston, Eastern Bank is the largest and oldest mutual bank in the country, with $8.8 billion in assets and more than 90 branches.