Officers & Directors

Officers

Rheo A. Brouillard
Rheo A. Brouillard
President & Chief Executive Officer
Rheo A. Brouillard Rheo A. Brouillard is President, Chief Executive Officer and a Director of SI Financial Group, Inc. and Savings Institute Bank and Trust Company. He was first elected as President and a Director of the Bank in 1995.

Mr. Brouillard has over 30 years experience in the financial services industry. He serves as President of the Northeastern Connecticut Community Development Corporation. He is also a Director of Infinex Financial Group, the Vantis Life Insurance Company, and Banker’s Bank Northeast. He is a past Chairman of the Connecticut Bankers Association and is active in the American Bankers Association serving as the Connecticut representative of the Community Bank Council, the Federal Home Loan Bank Committee and the OTS/OCC Merger Task Force. Mr. Brouillard also serves as a Director of a number of non-profit organizations. He holds a Bachelors Degree in Management from Western New England College and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from American International College.
Laurie L. Gervais
Laurie L. Gervais
Executive Vice President & Corporate Secretary
Laurie L. Gervais Laurie L. Gervais is a Senior Vice President of Savings Institute Bank & Trust and its Director of Human Resources. Her responsibilities focus on attracting and retaining the critically important individuals that shape the banking experience rendered by Savings Institute personnel.

Mrs. Gervais first joined the bank in 1983 and has nearly 30 years financial services experience. Raised in Windham County, her connections to the local community run deep. While she has served several non-profits in a variety of volunteer capacities, she now holds the position of Corporator at Windham Hospital and is also the Corporate Secretary for SI Financial Group.
Lauren L. Murphy
Lauren L. Murphy
Executive Vice President & Treasurer
Lauren L. Murphy
Mark D. Alliod
CHAIRMAN
Mr. Alliod has been a director since 2005. He is the President and sole owner of Mark D. Alliod CPA PC, a public accounting firm in South Windsor, CT.

Board of Directors

Mark D. Alliod
Chairman
Mr. Alliod has been a director since 2005. He is the President and sole owner of Mark D. Alliod CPA PC, a public accounting firm in South Windsor, CT.
Rheo A. Brouillard
President & Chief Executive Officer
Rheo A. Brouillard is President, Chief Executive Officer and a Director of SI Financial Group, Inc. and Savings Institute Bank and Trust Company. He was first elected as President and a Director of the Bank in 1995.

Mr. Brouillard has over 30 years experience in the financial services industry. He serves as President of the Northeastern Connecticut Community Development Corporation. He is also a Director of Infinex Financial Group, the Vantis Life Insurance Company, and Banker’s Bank Northeast. He is a past Chairman of the Connecticut Bankers Association and is active in the American Bankers Association serving as the Connecticut representative of the Community Bank Council, the Federal Home Loan Bank Committee and the OTS/OCC Merger Task Force. Mr. Brouillard also serves as a Director of a number of non-profit organizations. He holds a Bachelors Degree in Management from Western New England College and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from American International College.
Roger Engle
Mr. Engle has been a director since 1998. He was the President of The Crystal Water Company, a water supplier located in Danielson, CT, from 1973 until his retirement in 2000. He served as the First Selectman for the town of Brooklyn, CT from November 2005 until November of 2009.
Donna M. Evan
Mrs. Evan has been a director since 1996. She is a sales manager for WILIAM/FM, a commercial radio station located in Willimantic, CT.
Michael R. Garvey
Mr. Garvey has been a director since 2007. He is a principal and owner of the public accounting firm of Garvey & Associates, LLC, which provides audit and tax services throughout Connecticut. Mr. Garvey is also principal and owner of Professional Payrolls, LLC, which provides payroll processing services to small, local businesses in New London, CT.
Robert O. Gillard
Mr. Gillard has been a director since 1999. He is the Chairman and owner of O.L. Willard Company, Inc., a material supply company with locations in Storrs and Willimantic, CT.
Kevin M. McCarthy
Mr. McCarthy has been a director since 2013. He was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Newport Federal before it merged into Savings Institute Bank and Trust Company. Mr. McCarthy served on the Board of the Federal Home Loan Bank of Boston from 2004 to 2012 and the Community Bank Council of the American Bankers Association from 2008 to 2013. He was a director of Newport Bancorp, Inc and its wholly owned subsidiary, Newport Federal from 1993 until it merged into Savings Institute Bank and Trust Company in September 2013.
Kathleen A. Nealon
Mrs. Nealon has been a director since 2013. She is the Chief Financial Officer of Professional Planning Group and is responsible for the financial health of their company day to day. She has been an accountant for more than thirty years and has a level of expertise in taxation and accounting which is beneficial to the firm and their clients. She is a member of Professional Planning Group’s Executive Committee and Compliance Committee.
Dennis Pollack
Mr. Pollack has been a director since 2015. He currently serves as a member of the Boards of Directors of Presilient, LLC and Prudential Bancorp, Inc. He has held numerous executive positions including Divisional President at Sony Corporation of America, President and CEO of the Connecticut Bank of Commerce, President and CEO of The Savings Bank of Rockland County, Chief Operating Officer at Paulson & Company and President and CEO of Pegasus Funding Group.
Robert C. Cushman Sr.
Retired President, The Cushman Company