Dedham Savings Elects Jean Joy to Role of Director and Trustee

Jean Joy, CPA, was elected to the role of Director of Dedham Savings and Trustee of 1831 Bankcorp, MHC, the Bank’s mutual holding company, during the Bank’s recent annual meeting, according to an announcement by Peter Brown, President & Chief Executive Officer.

Stated Brown, “Dedham Savings is proud to have Jean join our Board.  She brings a wealth of experience in working with the financial industry, and we know she will provide great insights and deep business acumen to our very strong board. Like us, Jean has a passion for community, and her values align closely with those of the Bank.” 

Stated Joy, “As a strong proponent of community banking, I’m so pleased to have this opportunity to work with the management team and Directors of Dedham Savings.  I have observed their consistent support and advancement of the Bank’s community, whether financial or otherwise, as well as their commitment to each other’s success.  I look forward to participating in the many efforts underway at the Bank, and to helping foster its historic legacy.”

Joy retired from the firm of Wolf & Company, P.C. in September 2018 after 40 years of service. During her tenure, she led the Financial Institutions niche and was the engagement officer responsible for the audits of many financial institution clients. In addition, she was a member of the firm’s Executive Committee, as well as its Director of Professional Practice, whereby she oversaw the firm’s compliance with professional standards.

During Joy’s professional career, she served as President of the Massachusetts Society of CPAs, Chairperson of the American Institute of CPAs Depository Institutions Expert Panel and its national conference, member of the Center for Audit Quality’s Professional Practice Executive Committee, and member of the Standing Advisory Group to the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board.

Joy is a graduate of Bentley University and a resident of North Easton, Massachusetts.


Incorporated in 1831, Dedham Savings has assets of over $1.6 billion. Its mission is to promote the financial strength and success of the individuals, families, and businesses of the communities it serves. Dedham Savings offers a broad range of financial and electronic banking services to individuals, businesses and organizations through full-service locations in Dedham, East Dedham, Needham, Norwood, Sharon, South Boston, Walpole, and Westwood, MA.

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