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bank executive

Russell John McNiff, American bank executive. Recipient O'Connell award St. Patrick's Parade Committee, 1975, Outstanding Service award International Association Firefighters, 1976, Distinguished Service award Holyoke Community College, 1981, Bronze award Junior Achievement, 1984.

Background

McNiff, Russell John was born on September 1, 1943 in Holyoke, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Joseph Patrick and Cecilia Leah (Hardman) McNiff.

Education

Graduate in banking administration, Williams College, Williamstown, Massachusetts, 1968. Graduate in bank auditing, University Wisconsin, 1971. Graduate in bank marketing, University Colorado, 1977.

Career

Auditor Holyoke National Bank, 1969-1975. Marketing officer Old Colony Bank Hampden County, Holyoke, 1975-1976, assistant vice president, 1976-1978, manager marketing department, 1978-1980, director marketing, 1980-1983. Vice president Bank of Boston-Western, Springfield, Massachusetts, 1983-1986, Bank of Boston, 1986-1991.

President City Co-operative Bank, Holyoke, since 1991.

Membership

President American Institute Banking, Springfield, 1974-1975, national board directors, Washington, 1977. President Bank Administration Institute, Springfield, 1977-1979, St. Patrick's Parade Committee, 1972-1973. Trustee Holyoke Community College, 1977, Holyoke Young Men’s Christian Association, 1981.

Chairman board C. of. C., Holyoke, 1974; board directors Holyoke Retirement Board, since 1977. Member Western Massachusetts Advertising Club, Lions (president 1978-1979).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Music, travel, photography.

Connections

Married Patricia Alice Murphy, November 3, 1962. Children: Russell J. Junior, William J., Kathleen L., Erin P., Timothy P.

father:
Joseph Patrick McNiff

mother:
Cecilia Leah (Hardman) McNiff

spouse:
Patricia Alice Murphy

child:
Russell J. Junior McNiff

child:
William J. McNiff

child:
Kathleen L. McNiff

child:
Erin P. McNiff

child:
Timothy P. McNiff