Trish Fontes has joined the Bankwell team as vice president, treasury management sales officer, it was announced by David Dineen, Bankwell EVP and head of community banking. She will be at the Wilton branch.

Fontes comes to Bankwell with a 20-year career in banking, most recently at Key Bank, where she managed multiple branches that were market leaders for both loans and deposits. In previous roles she was a team leader and has developed and implemented business development strategies to drive core deposits, including bank-at-work programs. She was also chairperson of the Key Bank Employee Volunteer Council for Southwestern Connecticut.

Fontes will actively partner with members of the Bankwell team to grow Bankwell’s treasury management business with existing customers and develop new relationships.

Fontes was a recipient of the Fairfield County Business Journal 2014 “40 under 40” award.

She lives in Prospect with her husband and two daughters.