Rockville Bank (RCKB) hired Sam Patel to take on the company's top IT role as senior vice president and chief technology officer, a role where he can use his more than 20 years of experience.
Patel is a veteran technology officer from North Carolina and will complement Rockville Bank's growth strategy while addressing its customers' changing technology expectations of the bank.
In his new role, Patel will be focused strategically throughout the organization on the development of technology and the implementation of business process improvement.
"I can confidently say that Sam's extensive background in technology and operations management sets him apart from other technology officers in the banking industry. He shares the growing excitement and high expectations we have in his role of Chief Technology Officer and the importance IT will have on Rockville Bank's growth strategy, particularly at this exciting time for the Bank," said William Crawford, president and CEO of Rockville Bank and Rockville Financial.