Russ Omer has Joins Insuritas Board of Directors

On January 10, 2017

Insuritas announced today that Russell J. Omer has joined the Insuritas Board of Directors.  Russ Omer most recently served as the Executive Vice President of Chicopee Savings Bank, Chicopee MA., retiring after recently completing the successful merger of Chicopee Savings with Westfield Bank into the newly named entity, Western New England Bancorp. Omer has spent over 30 years in the financial services vertical, including leadership assignments at Fleet Financial and Shawmut National Corporation.

Jeffrey Chesky, Chairman of the Board and CEO of Insuritas noted; “Russ Omer is one of the most celebrated bank executives in New England, providing his leadership skills to some of the most important bank platforms in our region.”  Chesky continued, “Russ will provide a critical voice on our board of directors, with his vast understanding of the challenges that are impacting financial institutions nationally, and the role that Insuritas is playing in reengineering the FINTECH landscape nationally.”

Russ Omer noted; “I am honored to have been selected to join the Insuritas Board of Directors. I look forward to bringing my 35 years of industry experience to Insuritas as it continues its growth as one of the most important solutions for financial institutions to help them grow non-interest fee income, build customer wallet share and household share, and stand strong against an increasingly challenging competitive environment.”

About Russell J. Omer

Russ Omer served as Executive Vice President and Chief Credit Officer for Chicopee Savings Bank for over 18 years. Prior to that, Omer served as Senior Vice President and Senior Rick Manager for Fleet Financial Group and Commercial Lender for Shawmut Bank. Omer serves on several Boards of Directors, and has an Honorary Doctorate from Elms College.

About Insuritas

We seek to be the world’s most customer centric company for people and small businesses to shop, compare, buy and service all of their insurance needs. Insuritas deploys large, private labeled ‘Meta Insurance Agencies’ that connect massive addressable markets to all insurance products in a frictionless shopping experience, eliminating the industry’s legacy distribution & technology platforms.  Additional information is available at

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