South Shore Bank is proud to announce the hiring of Stephen DiPrete as its Chief Commercial Banking Officer. DiPrete brings nearly twenty-five years of banking experience and an award-winning record of providing customized commercial lending and cash management solutions.
As Chief Commercial Banking Officer, DiPrete will oversee the Commercial Lending teams, which include Commercial & Industrial and Real Estate financing, in addition to Business Banking. DiPrete will sit on the bank’s loan committee and will report directly to President and CEO, James Dunphy.
“Steve is a great addition to lead our commercial services team,” says Dunphy. “We look forward to Steve bringing his wealth of knowledge and experience to help our clients solve their financing and cash management needs.”
DiPrete is excited to join the executive team at South Shore Bank to help expand the bank’s growing commercial portfolio: “I am thrilled to be at a mutual bank with such a strong focus on its commercial clients, customer service and the community.”
Prior to joining South Shore Bank, DiPrete spent sixteen years at Eastern Bank, most recently as a Senior Vice President with the Middle Market Lending team. DiPrete resides in Foxboro with his wife and three daughters, where he is active coaching youth basketball and serving on the Board of Governors at Foxboro Country Club. DiPrete also serves on the Corporate Advisory Council of Cradles to Crayons and is a passionate supporter of veterans’ organizations, including Mass Fallen Heroes, Veterans Legal Services and The New England Center and Home for Veterans.