SVP, Regional Market ExecutiveChristopher J. (Chris) O’Connell leads Webster’s private banking efforts in Massachusetts and Rhode Island. Chris is responsible for building the Boston team of private bankers that will serve the investment management, banking, lending, planning and fiduciary needs of high net worth clients, their families and related charitable entities. Chris comes to Webster from Boston Private Bank & Trust Company where he was Senior Vice President and Manager of Investment Sales. He has over 25 years of experience in the wealth management industry as both a producer and sales manager. Chris is a graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point and served our nation for six years in the U.S. Army where he completed Airborne, Ranger and Pathfinder training while serving as an infantry officer and earning the rank of Captain. He retired from the Army with the rank of Major in the Army Reserve. A native Bostonian, Chris is a member of the Corporation of Belmont Hill School, a committee member at Winchester Country Club, a director of the Winchester Sports Foundation, and a volunteer at Winchester Hospital. He is a Eucharistic Minister at Saint Mary’s Parish and lives in Winchester, MA with his wife Sue and their three children.