New London, Conn. – Citizens Bank, Connecticut announced that Kimberly L. Bartlett of Norwich, Conn., has joined the bank as Assistant Vice President, Senior Public Affairs Manager. Bartlett is responsible for overseeing the planning and execution of general public and community relations efforts, local and statewide media relations campaigns, and local marketing initiatives.
Prior to joining Citizens Bank, Bartlett served as the Community Relations Coordinator for Groton, Conn.-based Charter Oak Federal Credit Union, where she directed public relations, internal communications, charitable giving, employee volunteerism and financial literacy programs. Her efforts won Charter Oak numerous industry honors, including the Credit Union National Association’s 2010 Diamond Award for Best Community/PR Program. Before gaining her experience in the financial services industry, Bartlett led the marketing and events efforts of New London Main Street, a nationally-recognized downtown revitalization program based in New London, Conn.
Bartlett is a magna cum laude graduate of New York University, where she earned a bachelor of arts degree in communications.