Patriot National Bank is pleased to announce the appointment of John A. Festo to Vice President, Information Technology. Mr. Festo was previously Information Technology Manager for the bank. He will be responsible for the design and maintenance of communications between Patriot’s 19 branches as well as serving as an engineer for the bank’s IT network. Prior to joining Patriot in 2006, Mr. Festo was an engineer for LANStatus, a computer consulting firm.
A native and current New Canaan resident, he is an active community volunteer having served as a member of both the New Canaan and Norwalk Chambers of Commerce. John has also coached girl’s recreational soccer league and aided the New Canaan school system in procuring physical education software and equipment for physically challenged students.
It is Patriot National Bank’s mission to offer a significant community-based alternative to larger banks and to provide personalized service to consumers and local businesses. Nationally chartered in 1994, Patriot National Bank currently has nineteen full-service branches. Patriot National Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ Global Market “PNBK”), the parent of Patriot National Bank had total assets of $904.8 million as of September 30, 2008.