Maria J. Lynch, Operations Supervisor

Mrs. Lynch was born in Lisbon, Portugal and immigrated to the United States in 1970 at a young age.  She graduated from New Bedford High School and went on to Southeastern Massachusetts University (currently UMass Dartmouth) where she majored in Business Management.  Employed by Compass Bank for 12 years, she worked in several capacities, including Teller, Marketing Assistant, Telemarketing Representative and Call Center Supervisor.  Mrs. Lynch has been Office Manager at Dyer Capital Management, Inc. since 1999.

Mrs. Lynch is also very active in her community.  She is the current Vice President to Friends of Old Rochester Drama, and volunteers her time with costumes for the Old Rochester Regional HS Drama Club. She also teaches Faith Formation at St. Anthony’s parish in Mattaposiett. She is also a member of the national organization Ministry of Mothers Sharing (M.O.M.S.) and was a Girl Scout Leader for the Eastern Massachusetts counsel.  She has participated in various volunteer opportunities with the United Way of Greater New Bedford, including its Executive Loan Officer program.  She has also been a volunteer for the New Bedford Area Chamber of Commerce, and its membership drive.

Mrs. Lynch currently resides in Mattapoisett with her husband and four children.

Michelle Chandler, Office Manager

Mrs. Chandler was born in Nassau, Bahamas. She lived and worked there until 2002. Her employment background is in banking and financial services, having held various positions including Branch Secretary, Credit Assistant and Sr. Consumer Credit Officer with Scotiabank Bahamas Ltd. from 1985-2002. She later worked for Plymouth Savings Bank, where she held the position of Loan Operations Customer Service Representative from 2003-2005.

Mrs. Chandler is very active in her church, Our Lady of the Assumption in New Bedford, MA, where she currently helps teach in the church’s CCD program. She has also been a volunteer with V.A.S.E. (Volunteers At Sippican Elementary).

Mrs. Chandler currently resides in Marion with her husband and two children.