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Wellesley Bancorp, Inc. Appoints Simon R. Gerlin As Director

SimonWellesley Bancorp, Inc. (Nasdaq: WEBK), the parent company of Wellesley Bank (the “Bank”), today announced that Simon R. Gerlin has been appointed as a member of the Board of Directors of the Company and the Bank. Mr. Gerlin will also serve on the Audit Committee of the Company and the Bank. Mr. Gerlin has been the Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President of Finance of MassDevelopment since February 2013. Prior to MassDevelopment, Mr. Gerlin served in executive finance, compliance, and audit roles at Clean Harbors Environmental Services and spent 16 years at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP. Mr. Gerlin is a certified public accountant and member of the American Institute of CPAs. He received a B.A. degree from Middlebury College and a MBA from Harvard Business School.

“We are very pleased to welcome Simon R. Gerlin as a director of the Company and the Bank,” said Thomas J. Fontaine, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company and the Bank. “The Board of Directors believes that his experience and background makes him an ideal candidate to serve on the Board and we look forward to working with him to build shareholder value in the future.”

About Wellesley Bank

Wellesley Bank provides comprehensive premier banking and wealth management services to successful people, families, businesses and nonprofit organizations. The company’s teams of highly experienced and knowledgeable bankers provide exceptional personalized services and trusted advice to its clients.  Wellesley Bank has been serving the greater Boston area for over 100 years with five full service banking offices and a wholly owned Wealth Management Company. A sixth full service banking office in Newton Centre will open in the spring of 2016.


Three Stones Gallery Opens New Show on January 30


Three Stones Gallery opens a new show with a reception on Saturday, January 30, 6:00 – 9:00 pm. Titled “Both Sides Now: Inner and Outer Landscapes”, the show features paintings by Bryony Bensly, Jeff Carpenter, Linda Packard, and Concord artist Timothy Dunnbier. This body of work explores landscapes of the real world as well as the images of memories and dreams. The combination of oil, watercolor, and acrylic weaves a tapestry of explosive and subtle color in the show. Jennifer Johnston, gallery owner, commented about the show, “The viewer is privy to the spiritual pulse of outer landscapes and the psychology of our inner domain.” The January 30 reception is free and open to the public. The show runs through March 16.

Located in the heart of West Concord, Three Stones Gallery is at 113 Commonwealth Ave. Gallery hours are Mon – Fri, 10-6; Thurs, 10-7; Sat, 10-5. For more information call 978-254-5932 or visit www.threestonesgallery.com

Waterstone at Wellesley Hosts February Events

WlogoThese events are held at Waterstone at Wellesley and are free and open to the public, but an RSVP is requested. Please see the links for individual events in February below.

Thursday, Feb. 4 at 4:15 p.m. – Cause & Effect Wellness: The Paula Approach. Tai chi class.

Tuesday, Feb. 9 at 3:30 p.m. – Gary Hylander to present history lecture, “Harry Truman & the 1948 Presidential Election”

Thursday, Feb. 11 at 4 p.m. – “People Will Say We’re in Love: Scenes from the Musical Theater Greats”

Saturday, Feb. 13 at 4 p.m. – Sgt. Daniel Clark “The Singing Trooper”

Sunday, Feb 14 at 5:00 – Love Songs with Lou & Jan

Wednesday, Feb. 17 from 2 to 5 p.m. – Casino Day

Saturday, Feb. 20 at 7:30 p.m. – Musician Geoffrey Hicks

Sunday, Feb. 21 at 2:30 p.m. – Film Critic Dan Kimmel to discuss “The Court Jester”

Tuesday, Feb. 23 at 3 p.m. – Chocolate-making Class

Thursday, Feb. 25 at 7:30 p.m. – Musician and singer Tom Madden