Webster Bank, N.A.
Headquartered in Waterbury, Connecticut, Webster Bank was founded in 1935, when 24-year-old Harold Webster Smith founded the bank with $35,000 borrowed from friends and family. Over the years, Webster is now a leading regional commercial bank in the Northeast, with over $26 billion in assets and 176 banking centers from greater New York City to Boston, offering the full range of financial services, including commercial lending, wealth management and treasury services, delivered by close to 3,000 employees.
Based in mid-town Manhattan, Abby joined Webster Bank in 2013 to lead the build-out of Webster’s middle market banking activity, providing the full range of credit and banking products and services to companies in the New York and Northern New Jersey market, continuing Webster’s successful geographic expansion of middle market banking across the Northeast.
Abby’s career in financial services spans over 30 years and includes 21 years at JPMorgan Chase where, as a Senior Vice President and Regional Manager, she held various leadership positions including Head of the Textile, Apparel and Jewelry Group, Head of Northeast Remediations and National Head of Remediations. She began her banking career at the Irving Trust Company in middle market banking.