Tom Villanova became President & CEO of Litchfield Bancorp - A Division of Northwest Community Bank in January 2012. He joined the bank as a Vice President and commercial lender in 1994 and was promoted to Senior Vice President and Chief Lending Officer in 1997. In 2005 he was made Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. Prior to his coming to Litchfield Bancorp - A Division of Northwest Community Bank he worked for Fleet Bank's Community Lending Division in the Simsbury market after having started in banking with Connecticut Bank & Trust Mortgage Sales division in 1986.
Villanova is a graduate of Williams College, America's Community Bankers National School of Banking at Fairfield University and of the American Bankers Association Senior Leadership Institute.
He has been active in the community and has been heavily involved with the Chamber of Commerce of Northwest Connecticut, the United Way of Northwest Connecticut, the Connecticut Business Development Corporation, and the Litchfield Hills Economic Development Partnership.
He has been a past co-chaiman of the United Way's Annual Campaign and a past chairman of the Northwest Chamber’s board of directors. He also serves as a board member of the Stonier Graduate School of Banking.