Ethnic GEM: Monte Foster
Company: TD Bank
TD Bank, America’s Most Convenient Bank®, announced it has named Monté Foster Southern New England Retail Market President.
In this role, Foster will lead the Retail Banking team of approximately 1,000 employees and 95 stores in Connecticut, parts of Massachusetts and Upstate New York. He will be responsible for designing and executing market strategy to improve the customer and employee experience across Southern New England and promoting bank-wide collaboration at the market, regional and store levels.
Foster will also oversee small business sales strategy and the Retail team’s engagement in the local community.
“Monté’s strong Retail experience and intimate knowledge of the local community make him a great fit for this position,” said Steve Webb, Regional President, Southern New England, TD Bank. “Monté’s leadership and his ability to bring diverse teams together to enhance bank-wide performance will serve him well in this new role.”
Prior to assuming this role, Foster served as a TD Bank Retail #BeLegendary Leader, where he was responsible for the consistent execution of the bank’s trademarked #BeLegendary program in Southern New England, focused on creating consistent customer-first routines and behaviors to help drive net portfolio growth, promote collaboration with partners across the bank and increase customer satisfaction.
Foster is deeply invested in the bank’s diversity and inclusion efforts and is one of the co-leads of Southern New England’s Better Banking for Black Boston program, which provides financial education to local minority-owned small businesses and aims to connect the bank with minority customers, prospects and community organizations in Boston.
Foster earned a Bachelor of Science degree in management and marketing from Northeastern University and is a master’s in business administration candidate at Northeastern’s D’Amore-McKim School of Business. Foster will be based in Worcester, Massachusetts.
About TD Bank, America’s Most Convenient Bank®
TD Bank, America’s Most Convenient Bank, is one of the 10 largest banks in the U.S., providing more than 9.6 million customers with a full range of retail, small business and commercial banking products and services at more than 1,100 convenient locations throughout the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, Metro D.C., the Carolinas and Florida. In addition, TD Bank and its subsidiaries offer customized private banking and wealth management services through TD Wealth®, and vehicle financing and dealer commercial services through TD Auto Finance. TD Bank is headquartered in Cherry Hill, N.J. To learn more, visit www.td.com/us. Find TD Bank on Facebook at www.facebook.com/TDBank and on Twitter at www.twitter.com/TDBank_US and www.twitter.com/TDNews_US.
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