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Berkshire Hills Bancorp Inc (BHLB.N)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

William Ryan

74 2014 Independent Chairman of the Board

Michael Daly

56 2014 President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company; Chief Executive Officer - Berkshire Bank

James Moses

41 2016 Senior Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer of the Company; Chief Financial Officer - Berkshire Bank

Sean Gray

42 2015 Senior Executive Vice President of the Company; Chief Operating Officer - Berkshire Bank

Richard Marotta

59 2015 Senior Executive Vice President; President - Berkshire Bank

Allison O'Rourke

42 2017 Executive Vice President, Finance - Berkshire Bank

George Bacigalupo

63 2013 Senior Executive Vice President, Commercial Banking - Berkshire Bank

Michael Carroll

56 2016 Executive Vice President - Commercial Banking and Specialty Lending - Berkshire Bank

Tami Gunsch

55 2018 Executive Vice President and Director of Relationship Banking - Berkshire Bank

Gregory Lindenmuth

50 Executive Vice President, Chief Risk Officer - Berkshire Bank

Robert Curley

70 2009 Director

Paul Bossidy

57 2015 Independent Director

David Brunelle

47 2017 Independent Director

John Davies

68 2005 Independent Director

J. Williar Dunlaevy

71 2011 Independent Director

Cornelius Mahoney

72 2005 Independent Director

Pamela Massad

62 2017 Independent Director

Laurie Moffatt

61 2013 Independent Director

Patrick Sheehan

46 2016 Independent Director

D. Jeffrey Templeton

76 2005 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

William Ryan

Mr. William J. Ryan is Independent Chairman of the Board of the Company. Mr. Ryan previously served as Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of TD Banknorth, Inc. from 1985 through 2007. He currently serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Unum Group and is a member of the Board of Directors of Anthem, Inc.

Michael Daly

Mr. Michael P. Daly serves as President and Chief Executive Officer; Chief Executive Officer - Berkshire Bank, a subsidiary company of Berkshire Hills Bancorp, Inc. Before these appointments, Mr. Daly served as Executive Vice President and Senior Loan Officer of the Bank. He has been an employee of the Bank since 1986.

James Moses

Mr. James M. Moses is Senior Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer; Chief Financial Officer - Berkshire Bank, a subsidiary company of Berkshire Hills Bancorp, Inc. Mr. Moses joins Berkshire from Webster Bank where he served as Senior Vice President and Asset/Liability Manager. His responsibilities included strategic planning and forecasting, capital strategies, DFAST stress testing, and business line profitability modeling. He joined Webster in 2011 from M&T Bank where he spent four years in various roles including head mortgage trader, deposit products pricing manager and consumer credit card product manager. Before that, he was in bond and mortgage trading and securitization with United Benelux Investments and with Credit Suisse. Mr. Moses has a bachelor’s degree in finance from St. Bonaventure University and an MBA from Cornell University.

Sean Gray

Mr. Sean A. Gray serves as Senior Executive Vice President; Chief Operating Officer - Berkshire Bank, a subsidiary company of Berkshire Hills Bancorp, Inc. Mr. Gray manages retail banking (including deposits, lending, fee services, branches, and call center) along with mortgage banking, small business banking, marketing, deposit operations and facilities. Mr. Gray joined the Company in January 2007 as First Vice President, Retail Banking. Prior to joining the Bank, Mr. Gray was Vice President and Consumer Market Manager at Bank of America, in Waltham, Massachusetts.

Richard Marotta

Mr. Richard M. Marotta is Senior Executive Vice President; President - Berkshire Bank, a subsidiary company of Berkshire Hills Bancorp, Inc. He is responsible for overall risk management, commercial credit underwriting, loan workout, loan review, loan documentation, commercial loan servicing, compliance, information technology, and project management. Mr. Marotta was previously Executive Vice President and Group Head, Asset Recovery at KeyBank. He has extensive career experience in credit and risk management, including asset based lending portfolios.

Allison O'Rourke

Ms. Allison P. O'Rourke serves as Executive Vice President, Finance - Berkshire Bank, a subsidiary company of Berkshire Hills Bancorp, Inc. previously served as Executive Vice President, Investor Relations Officer and Financial Institutions Banking. She joined the Company in 2013 and is responsible for investor relations, financial institutions banking, and financial planning and analysis. She has nearly 20 years’ experience in the financial services industry. Ms. O’Rourke joined the Bank as Vice President in 2013 from the NYSE Euronext and previously worked in securities brokerage with Goldman Sachs and Speer Leeds and Kellogg.

George Bacigalupo

Mr. George F. Bacigalupo serves as Senior Executive Vice President, Commercial Banking - Berkshire Bank, a subsidiary company of Berkshire Hills Bancorp, Inc. Mr. Bacigalupo is responsible for business banking, including the asset based lending and leasing business lines. Previously, Mr. Bacigalupo was EVP of Specialty Lending at TD Banknorth, where he established the ABL and other middle-market lending groups and oversaw commercial banking relationships with $5 billion in total committed credit. Subsequently, at TD Bank, he was the Senior Lender for New England.

Michael Carroll

Mr. Michael Carroll is Executive Vice President - Commercial Banking and Specialty Lending - Berkshire Bank, a subsidiary company of Berkshire Hills Bancorp, Inc He was responsible for the Company’s credit underwriting and approval processes. Carroll joined Berkshire in 2009 from KeyBank where he was SVP Middle Market Lending. He has more than 25 years’ experience in Commercial and Credit roles in banking, serving New York’s Capital Region.

Tami Gunsch

Ms. Tami F. Gunsch serves as Executive Vice President and Director of Relationship Banking - Berkshire Bank, a subsidiary company of Berkshire Hills Bancorp, Inc. In this role, Ms. Gunsch will develop and lead the relationship banking strategy across all lines of business. She is further responsible for all aspects of the retail banking consumer experience, including branch operations, consumer lending, call center, and electronic/mobile banking. Ms. Gunsch has previously held the positions of EVP, Retail Banking and Senior Vice President since October 2011. Ms. Gunsch joined Berkshire from Citizens Bank in 2009 as First VP of Retail Banking.

Gregory Lindenmuth

Mr. Gregory D. Lindenmuth is Executive Vice President, Chief Risk Officer - Berkshire Bank, a subsidiary company of Berkshire Hills Bancorp, Inc. Mr. Lindenmuth is responsible for Credit, credit/risk administration, and loan workout. Mr. Lindenmuth previously served as Senior Risk Examiner for the Division of Risk Management Supervision with the FDIC, where he was employed for 24 years. With the FDIC, Mr. Lindenmuth was also a Capital Markets, Mortgage Banking, and Fraud Specialist and a member of the National Examination Procedures Committee.

Robert Curley

Mr. Robert M. Curley is Director of Berkshire Hills Bancorp Inc. He served as Chairman and President for Citizens Bank in New York from 2005 to 2009. Prior to joining Citizens, Mr. Curley served at Charter One Bank where he was President for New York and New England. During the period of 1976 to 1999, Mr. Curley was employed by KeyCorp., where he rose to the position of Vice Chairman of KeyBank N.A., and served as President and Chief Executive Officer of four subsidiary banks. Mr. Curley was hired by the Company and the Bank as Chairman of their New York bank and appointed as a director of the Company and the Bank in December 2009.

Paul Bossidy

Mr. Paul T. Bossidy, CPA., is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Bossidy is President and Chief Executive Officer of Patripabre Capital LLC, Ridgefield, Connecticut, and provides consulting services to companies in the financial services industry. Mr. Bossidy previously served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Clayton Holdings LLC from 2008 to 2014, when it was acquired by Radian Group, Inc. He also formerly served as Senior Operations Executive at Cerberus Capital Management and has held various executive appointments for General Electric Company, most recently as President and Chief Executive Officer of GE Capital Solutions Group, a diversified global commercial finance company. He is a certified public accountant and is Chair of the Audit Committee of the Board of Altisource Asset Management Corporation, a publicly traded company.

David Brunelle

Mr. David M. Brunelle serves as Independent Director of the Company. He is Co-Founder and Managing Director of North Pointe Wealth Management in Worcester, Massachusetts. He has over 20 years of experience in financial services working with businesses, individuals, families and charitable foundations. Mr. Brunelle is a former Director of Commerce Bancshares Corp. and Commerce Bank & Trust Company and served on Commerce's audit and loan committees. Mr. Brunelle has served as trustee or corporator for many non-profit entities in and around Worcester, including The Nativity School of Worcester, The Worcester Regional Research Bureau, The Worcester Educational Development Foundation, the UMass Memorial Foundation, Becker College and the Greater Worcester Community Foundation.

John Davies

Mr. John B. Davies is Independent Director of Berkshire Hills Bancorp, Inc. He is a former Executive Vice President of Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance and is currently an Agent Emeritus with Massachusetts Mutual providing high net worth counseling with a focus on tax efficiency and intergenerational transfers of wealth. Mr. Davies is a former director of Woronoco Bancorp.

J. Williar Dunlaevy

Mr. J. Williar Dunlaevy is Independent Director of Berkshire Hills Bancorp, Inc. He is the former Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Legacy Bancorp, Inc. and Legacy Banks (collectively, “Legacy”). Mr. Dunlaevy served as the Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Legacy since 1996, and he currently serves as the Chairman of the Berkshire Bank Foundation — Legacy Region, Inc.

Cornelius Mahoney

Mr. Cornelius D. Mahoney is Independent Director of Berkshire Hills Bancorp, Inc. He served as President, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Woronoco Bancorp and Woronoco Savings Bank before their merger with the Company and the Bank in June 2005. He is a former Chairman of America’s Community Bankers and the Massachusetts Bankers Association and a former Director of the Federal Home Loan Bank of Boston. He was a member of the Thrift Institution Advisory Council to the Federal Reserve Board of Governors and is a past Chairman of the Board of Trustees at Westfield State College.

Pamela Massad

Ms. Pamela A. Massad, Esq. serves as Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Pamela A. Massad, Esq. is Of Counsel with Fletcher Tilton PC in Worcester, Massachusetts. She has over 30 years of experience, concentrates her law practice in the areas of banking and finance, secured lending, corporate and real estate law, and is a member of the Worcester and Massachusetts Bar Associations. Ms. Massad is a former Director of Commerce Bancshares Corp. and Commerce Bank & Trust Company and served on Commerce's loan, compliance and compensation committees. She currently serves as a director of the Hanover Theatre and as a trustee of the Nativity School of Worcester.

Laurie Moffatt

Ms. Laurie Norton Moffatt is Independent Director of Berkshire Hills Bancorp, Inc. She is the Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Norman Rockwell Museum, Stockbridge, Massachusetts. Since 1986, Ms. Moffatt has overseen the expansion of the museum’s facilities and the creation of a scholars’ research program. Her efforts resulted in the Museum receiving the National Humanities Medal, America’s highest humanities honor. Ms. Moffatt is also an active community leader. She is a founder of 1Berkshire and Berkshire Creative Economy Council and serves as a trustee of Berkshire Health Systems. Ms. Moffatt also holds a business degree from the University of Massachusetts.

Patrick Sheehan

Mr. Patrick J. Sheehan is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Sheehan is owner and manager of multiple healthcare businesses in New England. Through his management company, Sheehan Health Group, he has operated multiple nursing homes, an independent and assisted living community, a home care agency and a rehabilitation company. A veteran of the healthcare industry, Mr. Sheehan has been successfully rehabilitating and managing healthcare properties since 1990.

D. Jeffrey Templeton

Mr. D. Jeffrey Templeton serves as Independent Director of Berkshire Hills Bancorp, Inc. He is the owner and President of The Mosher Company, Inc., located in Chicopee, Massachusetts, a manufacturer of buffing and polishing compounds, abrasive slurries and a distributor of related grinding, polishing and lapping machinery. Mr. Templeton is a former director of Woronoco Bancorp and provides experience and perspective as a successful business owner in our Springfield and Central Massachusetts markets.