First County Bank Foundation Appoints 2 Executives

Two First County Bank executives are now involved with the institution's philanthropic work.

From left, Karen Kelly and RoseMary Ogden. Contributed photos.
From left, Karen Kelly and RoseMary Ogden. Contributed photos.

First County Bank Foundation has announced the appointments of two executives — Karen M. Kelly as vice president and RoseMary Ogden as secretary.

Kelly replaces Katherine A. Harris who retired on July 1, after serving the foundation since its inception in 2001. Ogden succeeds Kelly. Both will be responsible for promoting the foundation’s support of local communities and organizations committed to serving others in lower Fairfield County.

“We look forward to Karen’s and RoseMary’s continued participation as strong contributors to the First County Bank Foundation and expanding their responsibilities to ensure that local community needs continue to be met,” Rey Giallongo, president of First County Bank Foundation and First County Bank chairman and CEO, said in a statement.

Kelly, a Norwalk resident, joined First County Bank in 2008 and is senior vice president and chief marketing officer at First County Bank and had been the foundation secretary since 2009. She was named a 2013 Women of FIRE, which recognizes leaders in the finance, insurance and real estate industry. Kelly serves as a member of the board of directors of the Stamford Museum & Nature Center. She is also a member of the board of trustees of Senior Services of Stamford.

Ogden joined First County Bank in 2011 and serves as corporate secretary and executive assistant to the CEO and chairman, as well as the COO and president. She has been with First County Bank Foundation since early 2012. RoseMary continues to be responsible for the administration of the grant process as well as other awards available through the Foundation. Ogden serves as a member of the board of directors of Getabout, Inc. A Darien resident, she also volunteers her time with Waveny LifeCare Network and Staying Put in New Canaan.


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