Haverhill Bank Promotes Patriakeas to Senior Vice President

John Patriakeas.

John Patriakeas of Groveland was recently promoted to senior vice president, chief compliance officer and BSA officer at Haverhill Bank.

Patriakeas, a certified regulatory compliance manager and certified regulatory vendor program manager, joined Haverhill Bank in 2012. He is responsible for ensuring the bank conforms to the federal and state banking rules and regulations.

“As anyone in business knows, the regulatory environment can be complex. John’s experience, adaptability to change and commitment to continued learning has made him an invaluable asset to the bank and its customers,” said Haverhill Bank President and CEO Thomas L. Mortimer.

Prior to joining Haverhill Bank, Patriakeas spent nearly 18 years at Eastern Bank where he held various management positions, including vice president of compliance and operational risk.

Born and raised in Lowell, Patriakeas has held many different positions in both professional and civic organizations. He is the former chairman of the Massachusetts Community Banking Council and a member of the Eastern Massachusetts Compliance Network. He received his bachelor’s from UMass Lowell and master’s from Rivier College (now Rivier University). Active in his church and an avid American history enthusiast, Patriakeas lives in Groveland with his wife and two daughters.