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Bill McNamara

Executive Managing Director

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Bill is a highly-experienced leader of people and projects in banking with special expertise in driving business change initiatives, technology projects and system implementations. Bill’s 28-year career at Union Savings Bank, Danbury, CT culminated with the position of Executive Vice President, Chief Risk Officer and Chief Information Officer.

As CRO, Bill oversaw a comprehensive compliance management system that continuously produced excellent results in regulatory exams and audits through the development of an operational risk framework which aligned Board and Management committees with all risk vectors.

In the positon of CIO, Bill oversaw the Project Management Office that managed all projects across the enterprise from business planning and justification through project close.  In earlier years, Bill built the Bank’s Information Technology department from its inception and chartered vendor management programs, business continuity programs, cybersecurity, incident response and comprehensive infrastructure and technology business plans.  Bill is an experienced contract manager and completed numerous technology evaluations and implementations resulting in significant cost savings.  He served on Fiserv’s Cleartouch Strategic Planning Council.

At NBS, Bill specializes in Enterprise Risk Management and related disciplines.  He is a key contributor to technology evaluations and implementations, particularly core vendor and related service providers.  Bill’s bank operations and IT experience guides NBS clients through Business Process Improvement assessments and his project management expertise assures that NBS clients follow best practices.

Bill is a graduate of Western Connecticut State University with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree.  He also completed the Executive Development Program though the Senior Leadership Institute of America’s Community Bankers.  Bill is a past recipient of the Celent Model Bank Award for Security and Risk Management.

Bill dedicates time to civic and charitable organizations to include Danbury CT Youth Services, The Bridge to Independence and Career Opportunities, the Danbury Animal Welfare Society and the Danbury Westerners baseball team.

Bill and his family reside in Bethel, CT