For Immediate Release:
February 21, 2023
Dinora Lopez Joins Liberty Bank as SVP, Associate General Counsel
Brings Proven Legal Experience; Unwavering Commitment to the Community
(Middletown, CT. February 21, 2023) David W. Glidden, President & CEO of Liberty Bank, today announced the hiring of Dinora Lopez of Glastonbury, Connecticut, as Senior Vice President and Associate General Counsel.
“At Liberty Bank, our teammates are our best assets. By recruiting Dinora to join the Liberty Team, I can confidently say we have one of the best-of-the-best in the state’s legal community as our next Associate General Counsel,” said Glidden. “She brings to Liberty Bank exactly what we were looking for: proven legal experience, an unwavering commitment to the community, a terrific reputation and a teammate who is the right fit for our culture.”
Lopez joins Liberty Bank from the private practice of law, having worked with and counseled senior leaders at many banks, insurance companies and other financial institutions. Most recently, she was a Senior Associate with Gfeller Laurie, LLP. Lopez began her law career with Ford & Paulekas, LLP where she started as a Paralegal and ascended to the position of Partner.
Lopez graduated from Capital Community College with an Associate’s degree, then Summa Cum Laude from the University of Hartford with a Bachelor of Science degree in paralegal studies and went on to earn her Juris Doctorate from The University of Connecticut School of Law.
A recognized leader in the community, Lopez is a member of the Connecticut Bar Association and the Connecticut Hispanic Bar Association. She is President of the Commercial Real Estate Women’s Network (CREW) Connecticut Chapter, Chair of the Board of Directors of the Capital Community College Foundation and member of the Board of Directors of Connecticut Attorneys Title Insurance Company (CATIC), among many other organizations.
She officially started her new role at Liberty Bank on February 1, 2023.
About Liberty Bank
Established in 1825, Liberty Bank is the oldest and largest independent mutual bank in the country. With more than $7.4 billion in assets, Liberty has 56 banking offices across Connecticut and one in Massachusetts. As a full-service financial institution, Liberty offers consumer and commercial banking, cash management, home mortgages, business loans, insurance and investment services. Named ‘Top Workplace’ by the Hartford Courant every year since 2012 and designated a 2021 and 2022 Best-In-State Bank in Connecticut by Forbes Magazine, Liberty maintains a longstanding commitment to superior personal service and unparalleled community involvement. www.liberty-bank.com