President’s Council Award Dinner

Savings Institute Bank & Trust Employee Recognized For Life Insurance Accomplishments

May 25, 2016

Savings Institute Bank & Trust is proud to announce that Elaine Ruffo has received Vantis Life Insurance Company's prestigious President’s Council Award for the twenty-first year in a row. Elaine, a Universal Banker at the bank’s Canterbury branch, was also recognized as one of the top three producers in Connecticut for 2015.

“Elaine’s knowledge and drive to provide the best life insurance solutions for our customers’ needs is a great asset to us,” stated Robin Piolunek, Savings Institute Bank & Trust Insurance Program Administrator. “It’s an amazing accomplishment to have achieved over twenty times!”

Recipients of the Vantis Life President’s Council must demonstrate exceptional sales performance, selling twelve policies with a set minimum premium dollar amount. In 2015, Elaine sold fifteen policies, which totaled almost double the minimum premium dollar amount. She resides in Plainfield with her family.

Pictured above (l-r):  Sarah Wallace, Canterbury Branch Manager; Alisha Pipkins, Honoree Granddaughter; Robin Piolunek, Insurance Program Administrator; Elaine Ruffo, Universal Banker & Honoree; Nereida Braasch, Vice President & Branch Administrator;   Rheo Brouillard, Chief Executive Officer & President; Laurie Gervais, Executive Vice President & Chief Administrative Officer.

Savings Institute Bank & Trust Company which is headquartered in Willimantic, Connecticut offers branches throughout Rhode Island and eastern Connecticut. At $1.5 Billion in assets, the Bank is a full service community-oriented financial institution dedicated to serving the financial service needs of consumers and businesses within its market area.