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Halstead is President’s Award winner at The Village Bank

Richard Halstead, network administrator at The Village Bank, was recently named the 2014 recipient of the Bank’s prestigious President’s Award.

Announcement of the award was made by Joseph A. De Vito, president and CEO.

The annual employee award is based on a number of criteria, including professionalism, attitude, commitment, and interpersonal skills.

Halstead, a Lexington resident, joined The Village Bank in 2008. Today, as network administrator based at the Bank’s Nonantum office, he serves as the technical lead of the team supporting all information systems within the Bank.

“Richard is described by management and peers as adaptive, positive and cooperative, while always quick to embrace change,” said De Vito. “He seeks solutions to improve efficiency and offers assistance wherever needed, and is helpful and courteous to co-workers and customers,” he added.

A licensed pilot, Halstead is a lifetime member of the Experimental Aircraft Association and the editor of the aviation website,

“Richard clearly personifies the meaning of The Village Bank’s Pledge to its customers, to his colleagues, and to our community,” De Vito said.