New officer at Bankwell

Bankwell, a New Canaan-based bank with a branch in Wilton, recently announced the promotion of Christine Chivily to the post of senior vice president, chief credit officer.

Ms. Chivily will be responsible for all commercial and consumer lending activity at the bank, including maintaining the bank’s high standard for credit quality, and growing the loan portfolio.

The New Canaan resident has a long history in institutional lending and portfolio management experience with Peoples United Bank, and Greenwich Capital Markets/RBS.

Bankwell has a branch in Wilton at 47 Old Ridgefield Road.