Professional Profile: James Lively 2016

James Lively - 2016

Name: James Lively - 2016

Title: Chair Mass. Bankers Association

Company: Bridgewater Savings Bank

Location: 756 Orchard St., Raynham, MA

Birthplace: Holbrook, MA

Family: Wife – Janice; children – Emily, Christopher

College: Univ. of New England – BS in Finance; courses at National School of Finance, Fairfield University

First job in finance or allied field: Casco Bank & Trust – Retail Banking

What do you do now and what are you planning for the future: I work with the management team promoting issues relevant to member banks. Involved in legislative programs; working to modernize the industry, keep it from being overly regulated.

Hobbies: Spend time on the Cape – bicycling, kayaking, golf – outdoor activities

Favorite book: anything by Robert Parker and John Grisham

Favorite movie: All movies in general, appeal to me

Person you most emulate (outside of family): Lee Hill in Air Force; Roger Goldberg Auditor at Commonwealth Nat’l. Bank

Key to success (one idea): Hard work; keep learning everyday and good interpersonal skills

If you were forced choose another vocation what would it be: Stay in the service as an officer.