Needham Bank Hires Brian Annese As Vice President, Commercial Lending


Photograph portrait of man in suit, named Brian Annese. NEEDHAM, MA---Needham resident, Brian Annese, was recently hired as Vice President, Commercial & Industrial Lending at Needham Bank. Mr. Annese was formerly a Senior Vice President with Santander Bank, and prior to that, the Chief Financial Officer at Commonwealth Capital Ventures in Boston. He brings over 30 years of experience in the financial services industry to his role with Needham Bank.

Mr. Annese holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Boston College, as well as an MBA from Babson College in Wellesley. He is a member of the American Institute of CPA’s, the Massachusetts Society of CPA’s, and a former Vice Chair and Board Member at the MIT Enterprise Forum of Cambridge.

“Having lived in Needham for most of my life, I have witnessed firsthand the positive impact the Bank has had on this community,” said Brian Annese. “I’m excited to join the Needham Bank team and focus my efforts on investing in local businesses.”

Needham Bank CEO, Joe Campanelli, stated, “Adding to our Commercial & Industrial team helps further our business lending capabilities. A native to this region of Massachusetts, Brian’s knowledge and understanding of the unique business needs in our community will prove to be quite an asset for local businesses and the Bank alike.”