BayCoast Bank Promotes James Wallace to EVP, COO


James Wallace

BayCoast Bank today announced that James Wallace of Halifax, MA, has been promoted to Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer.

As such, he will oversee the Bank’s ongoing operations to effectively grow its operating subsidiaries while maintaining financial strength and efficiencies.

Wallace has been with BayCoast Bank since 1990, starting as the Bank’s Auditor, and subsequently as Controller. In 2004, he was promoted to Senior Vice President, and became the Bank’s Chief Financial Officer in 2006. In June of 2017, Wallace was announced as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. While his new post as Chief Operating Officer continues to broaden his responsibilities, he will continue to oversee the Merchant Program, Loan Operations, Human Resources, Training and Facilities.

Wallace is a graduate of Bentley College with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting.

BayCoast Bank CEO and President Nicholas M. Christ said, “It’s a pleasure to announce Jim’s promotion to Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. His commitment to our organization, clients and the communities we serve is nothing short of outstanding. Congratulations are extended to Jim on this new level of achievement.”

About BayCoast Bank

BayCoast Bank is mutually-owned, serving the needs of consumers, businesses, non-profits and municipalities through 18 branches and three loan offices throughout southeastern MA and RI. Additional services are offered through the Bank’s affiliates: BayCoast Financial Services, Plimoth Investment Advisors, Partners Insurance Group, LLC, BayCoast Mortgage Company, LLC, and Priority Funding LLC. Nicholas Christ is the Bank’s President and Chief Executive Officer. Visit or call 508-678-7641 or 888-806-2872.

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