Samantha Petrou this summer was named assistant vice president small business relationship manager at Haverhill-based Pentucket Bank.
Petrou, of Haverhill, joined Pentucket Bank and the commercial credit department in April of 2014 as assistant vice president/commercial credit analyst. In her new role, Petrou assumes responsibility of directly managing small business lending relationships up to $500,000. She will work closely with branch managers, mortgage originators and other areas of the bank to help grow not only small business loans, deposits and other services, but deposits, mortgages and bank services for the owners of these small businesses as well.
She came to Pentucket Bank with more than eight years of banking experience. Petrou and her family are also local business owners where she oversees operations. She graduated from University of Massachusetts Lowell with a bachelor’s and from Regis University with a Master of Business Administration.