Thanks to technology, banks now offer tools that can help you manage your money easily from just about anywhere. But one thing unchanged by technology is that people still prefer to do business face-to-face with other people. To help you get to know our people better, we’d like to introduce you to your local bankers and give you a peek inside some of the new upgrades we've made to our banking centers in Greater Hartford, Connecticut.
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City Place in the Heart of Hartford
When you walk into our City Place banking center in Hartford, you’ll be warmly greeted by a team of Universal Bankers with over 73 years experience who know their customers by name. This freshly remodeled banking center features our new pod design where you can pull up a chair and have a more engaging conversation with your banker in one of several languages. The team at City Place is fluent in multiple languages, including Spanish and Portuguese.
“Our customers are very happy about the open space and new pod layout,” says Shirvani Seepersad, banking center manager at City Place in Hartford, CT.
Shirvani Seepersad is the banking center manager at City Place in Hartford. Fifteen years experience working for a variety of Hartford banks means that Shirvani brings a valuable and unique perspective on the market to her customers and her team.
Her leadership mantra is to treat everyone with respect, professionalism and punctuality. Shirvani and her team give back to the Hartford community by volunteering with Hands on Hartford, the United Way, and Rebuilding Together Hartford. As a mother of two, she loves spending time with her family and loves to dance and sing.
Meet Shirvani Seepersad in-person at Webster Bank at City Place, 185 Asylum St., Hartford, or contact her at 860-692-1450, email@example.com.
“It’s so rewarding to see how appreciative my customers are when they tell me how their lives have changed due to our knowledge.” -Shirvani Seepersad
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Blooming in Bloomfield
Welcome to your new banking center in the Copaco Shopping Center in Bloomfield. This location features our new state-of-the-art design, complete with extended hours, and the convenience of both a drive-up teller and ATM services. If you used to bank with us at 782 Park Avenue in Bloomfield, or 410 Homestead Avenue in Hartford, you’ll feel welcome knowing that we brought together both teams under one roof, under the leadership of Steven C. Taylor.
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“Our customers love the warm welcoming feeling every time they enter our banking center and meet with a banker. It’s modern and has a positive atmosphere,” said Steven C. Taylor, banking center manager in Bloomfield.
Leading the team is Steven C. Taylor, Sr., who got his start as an assistant manager at Webster’s City Place in 2008, and was promoted to manager in less than a year. As a former point guard and captain of the state championship basketball team at Windsor High School, he now puts his talents to work by coaching youth football and basketball.
Steven and his team give back to the Bloomfield community by volunteering for Rebuilding Together and donating to Webster’s local food drives. He is also a member of HYPE and Leadership Greater Hartford and is enrolled in their Quest program. He also serves on the board for the Wilson Grey YMCA.
Meet Steven C. Taylor Sr. at the Copaco Shopping Center banking center located at 319 Cottage Grove Rd. Bloomfield, or contact him at 860.243.6511, firstname.lastname@example.org.
"I believe that success starts at the end of your comfort zone." - Steven C. Taylor, Banking Center Manager
A New Look in West Hartford Center
West Hartford Center is a mecca of local cafés, restaurants and shops, and has become a destination for thriving businesses and growing families. To make sure we're living up to your banking needs, we’ve enhanced this location to become a true, one-stop shop for all your personal and business banking needs, complete with a new private banking office, an award winning financial advisor , and a local, knowledgeable team with over 136 years combined banking experience.
“Our customers are impressed that we’ve made the investment in a better experience, and our bankers are pleased with how much easier it is to engage in conversation", says Judy Casperson, banking center manager in West Hartford Center.
Leading the team is our newest edition to the Webster family, Judy Casperson, who brings her 14 years of wealth management experience and passion for living in West Hartford together for the benefit of her clients and team.
Judy is currently serving her third term as Town Councilor for West Hartford and is the Chairperson on the town’s Human Service Committee . She serves on the board for the Greater Hartford YWCA , and on the board for Playhouse on Park . She is also a member of the Connecticut Women’s Council , and the West Hartford Chamber of Commerce . In her free time, Judy enjoys traveling and skiing. She’s speaks both French and German, and is now learning Spanish.
Meet Judy Casperson at Webster Bank in West Hartford Center, 65 LaSalle Rd., or contact her at 860-570-2091, email@example.com.
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Banking in Bishop’s Corner
When you bank with us at Bishop’s Corner in West Hartford you may recognize some familiar faces. That’s because we’ve served families of multiple generations here, giving this location the nickname the “neighborhood bank”. Some of our customers visit up to three times a day.
William Webster has been leading our banking center in Bishop's Corner since 2006, and is another committed member of the West Hartford community. He serves as Executive Director for Journey Home, is board chairman for Explorers, serves on the board for the Bishops Corner Neighborhood advisory board, and the Bishop’s Corner Neighborhood Association. He also volunteers at Jewish Family Services, and is a member of the West Hartford Chamber of Commerce.
William honed his talents while working in hospitality for over 20 years, and even developed and opened his own business. His work at Starbucks in Bishop’s Corner was featured in the New York Times as a model for exemplary customer service.
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Meet William Webster in-person at Webster Bank at Bishop’s Corner, 774 North Main St., West Hartford, or contact him at 860-570-1700 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Please let us know any questions you have in the comments below. To find your local Webster banking center, click here.