First County Bank is pleased to announce the election of three new corporators: Bruce Blasnik, David Cingari and Vincent Vetrini, at the June 15, 2016 annual Board of Directors meeting. A corporator is a unique role offered to community representatives and thought-leaders as part of the Bank’s mutual charter. A First County Bank corporator promotes the mission and vision of the Bank, and supports the business community and nonprofit development.
“We are excited to welcome these three new corporators to First County Bank. They bring a wealth of business experience from diverse industries which will enrich the Bank’s operations and provide direct insights into the local business community,” said Rey Giallongo, First County Bank chairman and CEO. “We are delighted Bruce, David and Vincent have joined us and we know they have the best interests of the Bank and community in mind. We look forward to their contributions.”
The First County Bank Board of Directors recruits corporators who are successful in their business or profession, and have strong knowledge of the communities First County Bank serves. Corporators play a critical role in a mutual community bank. The role of a corporator includes: assisting the Bank in increasing its visibility and credibility in the community, advising the Bank on community and customer needs, supporting the Bank’s business development, and providing customer service feedback.
First County Bank welcomes the following to their board of corporators:
Bruce Blasnik, CPA
Bruce Blasnik is a partner in the firm and the managing partner for the Connecticut practice of PFK O’Connor Davies, a regional accounting firm with offices in Stamford, and Wethersfield CT, as well as several other offices throughout the NY-metro area. He has over 30 years of experience providing accounting, tax and advisory service to a wide range of clients and has been a partner at PKF O’Connor Davies since 2003. Blasnik manages a portfolio of commercial, middle-market clients as well as a host of not-for-profits clients. He graduated from SUNY, Binghamton and is an accredited CPA in both Connecticut and New York. Bruce and his family live in Stamford.
David Cingari is the Founder and President of David’s Soundview Catering, one of the premier catering and events companies in Fairfield County and Westchester County. He founded David’s Soundview Catering in 1988 and today provides event catering as well as commissary services in a number of corporate and office settings. Chef Cingari is a graduate of the Culinary Institute of America and the University of New Haven Hotel and Restaurant School. He and his company are active in the local nonprofit community. David and his family live in Stamford.
Vincent Vetrini is president and owner of County TV and Appliance in Stamford, CT a family owned appliance and electronics store serving the Fairfield and Westchester County areas since 1952. Vetrini has transformed his business into a 21st century model which includes a showroom cooking demonstration facility. He is known to provide exceptional service to both retail and wholesale clients. Vetrini graduated from Lehman College in New York City. He has been recognized as a Grand Marshall in the East Chester, NY Columbus Day parade, is active in Youth Soccer and is involved with various nonprofits in Stamford and Norwalk. Vincent and his family reside in Scarsdale.