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Bourre Retires from Dean Bank Board

Apr 28, 2016 06:00AM ● By Pamela Johnson

Al & Jeanne Bourre

Dean Bank President & CEO Kevin R. Goffe recently announced that Alva (“Al”) L. Bourre of Bellingham has retired from his service as a member of the Board of Directors of Dean Bank. Mr. Bourre has held the position 29 years, since 1987. During his tenure on the board, Bourre dedicated his time to advancing the role and responsibility of community banking throughout our area. He served as Board Chairman and had been a member of the finance, security and other committees throughout his tenure.
A lifelong resident of Bellingham, Mr. Bourre has spent his professional life dedicated to the prudent financial operations of companies throughout a variety of positions, including his most recent service as Chief Financial Officer of Newman Associates of Canton, MA. He has also held positions with Raytheon Corporation, ITT and CIBA Geigy as well as his own accounting practice.  Bourre is a graduate of both Bentley College (now University) and Clark University, where he received his CPA degree.

At a recent dinner held in his honor, Bourre and his wife, Jeanne, were congratulated by past and current board members and staff.  In prepared remarks, Bourre reflected on his 29 years of service with gratitude and pride, citing his contributions to his community, the Board of Directors, the bank and its customers.  Bourre expressed a deep sense of pride that he, in some small way, helped advance the role of community banks both locally and at the industry level.

Mr. Goffe echoed those same sentiments, saying, “Al Bourre’s contributions to Dean Bank and its customers and employees have provided great benefits over the past three decades. We will be ever-grateful to Al, and we wish him health and happiness in all his future endeavors. Al Bourre will be missed by those who serve with him.”

Founded in 1889, Dean Bank ( is a MA state-chartered, mutually owned institution with assets of $275 million. The bank has offices in Franklin, Blackstone, Bellingham, and Mendon. As a member of both the FDIC and the SIF, the bank’s deposits are insured in full. Dean Bank is an Equal Housing Lender.




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