Daily News: January 22, 2019

HarborOne Bancorp Names Berman, Wilmot to Board of Directors


HarborOne Bancorp, the holding company for HarborOne Bank, named Mandy Lee Berman and Damian W. Wilmot to its board of directors.

Berman has a record of achieving strong financial results and operational performance through technology innovation and a focus on service delivery excellence in a consumer-facing enterprise.

Wilmot specializes in leading cross-functional teams across a variety of disciplines, including integrating regulatory, compliance, commercial, corporate communications and legal to formulate and implement solutions to business and legal challenges.

“Mandy and Damian will be important assets to HarborOne as we continue pursuing growth in New England,” said Michael Sullivan, HarborOne board chairman.

Berman joined Bright Horizons Family Solutions in 2005 and served in a variety of roles, including chief administrative officer and executive vice president of Operations. She currently serves as the chief administrative officer, executive vice president and member of the company’s Executive Management Committee. At Bright Horizons, Berman leads two product lines and is responsible for global technology, contact center operations and shared services.

Wilmot serves as the senior vice president, chief risk and compliance officer at Vertex Pharmaceuticals, where he is responsible for leading and managing the Global Compliance, Global Litigation & Enterprise Risk Management and Quality Assurance organizations. He also leads the company’s Enterprise Risk Management program and chairs both the self-same committee and the Business Integrity & Ethics Committee.

“I’m excited to begin working with these two fine professionals,” said James Blake, CEO of HarborOne Bank. “Mandy and Damian have experience in leading large teams through everything from risk-management to acquisitions while achieving strong financial results.”

HarborOne Bank is the largest co-operative bank in New England with $3.7 billion in assets. The bank serves the financial needs of consumers, businesses and municipalities throughout Eastern Massachusetts through a network of 23 full-service branches, two limited service branches, two commercial loan offices in Boston and Providence, RI.