Naugatuck Savings Bank opens Wallingford branch

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Naugatuck Savings Bank held the grand opening for its Wallingford branch Monday. Pictured, from left, President of Naugatuck Savings Bank Charles Boulier III, Branch Manager Tony Scafariello, and personal bankers Shawna Jakiela and Sean Fogarty. –CONTRIBUTED

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck Savings Bank opened of its new Wallingford branch Monday.

The branch, located at 665 North Colony Road or Route 5, is the bank’s 19th branch and the debut of a new open branch design concept featuring Personal Teller Machines (PTMs).

“Our new Wallingford branch is an introduction to a new way of banking, adding new conveniences for our customers while still providing personalized financial services for which Naugatuck Savings Bank is known,” said Charles Boulier III, president of Naugatuck Savings Bank, in a prepared release. “We’re thrilled to now be part of the Wallingford community and welcome the opportunity to serve its residents, families, and businesses.”

The branch introduces two uGenius PTMs, powered by the uGenius Video Banking System.

“We’re proud to introduce this new and exciting technology in Connecticut,” said Dawn Orsini, vice president of retail banking at Naugatuck Savings Bank, in a news release. “It demonstrates our commitment to our customers to provide beneficial and effective services to help them achieve their financial goals.”

In addition to traditional bank hours, the PTMs are available for extended hours on Saturday, along with before and after typical bank hours on weekdays. The system gives customers the ability to interact with a live teller through two-way video. Bank customers may conduct typical transactions through PTMs including making deposits and payments, transferring money, and cashing checks.

The new Wallingford branch marks Naugatuck Savings Bank’s fifth branch opening in two years. The branch also features a computer café and an investment center.