Professional Profile: Michael Casparino 2018

Michael Casparino

Name: Michael Casparino

Title: Chair – CT Bankers Association

Company: People's United Bank

Location: Hartford, CT

Birthplace: Hartford, CT

Family: wife – Kristin; children – 2 boys

College: University of Connecticut – BS Finance; National Banking School graduate

First job in banking or allied field: Northern Connecticut Bank retail training program

What do you do now and what are you planning for the future?: Develop the next generation of bankers. Plan to expand banking “boot camp” school, reinstate our commercial lending program, create and enhance networking opportunities. I also want to increase overall cooperation within and outside the banking organization – increase sustainable growth. Also increase participation in earning stability and state growth. Continue to work with business associations.

Hobbies: Golf; Coach youth sports – hockey, baseball and soccer

Favorite book: “What They Don’t Teach You at Harvard Business School” by Mark McCormack

Favorite movie: “It’s A Wonderful Life” and “Rocky

Person you most emulate (outside of family): Bobby Orr; Warren Buffett

Key to success (one idea): Love what you do – have a passion for it

If you were forced to choose another vocation what would it be?: Centerfield for the Boston Red Sox