Gerry McEachern Named Recipient Of Annual President’s Award

Gerry McEachern, Facilities Supervisor at Dedham Savings has been named the recipient of the 2023 Ebenezer Burgess 1831 President’s Award, according to an announcement by Peter Brown, President & Chief Executive Officer.

Since 2012, Dedham Savings has bestowed the Ebenezer Burgess 1831 President’s Award upon an employee who embodies the Bank’s values and culture. This year marks the 12-year anniversary of the award, which is named after the Bank’s founding President, to recognize an employee with outstanding job performance, volunteerism, camaraderie, and who “goes above and beyond.”

Stated Brown, “Gerry possesses many qualities that embody the bank’s values and culture making make him an ideal recipient to receive this award. He is regarded as an unsung hero because of his dependable and reliable nature; always prepared to go above and beyond for others without hesitation or recognition.  We are pleased to recognize his exemplary performance and commitment to the bank.” 

Quiet and reserved, McEachern possesses a kind heart and a great sense of humor. He displays leadership, patience, and composure as he fields the many requests, he and his team manage for Bank staff.

He is a mentor to his team members and exemplifies a strong work ethic and commitment to the bank. McEachern supports many charitable organizations like the “Wear Pink” casual day to benefit The Ellie Fund, a cause that is very personal to him. He enjoys spending time with his grandchildren and riding his

motorcycle to support charity bike runs benefitting many worthwhile causes. Congratulations to Gerry McEachern for being chosen for this honor and rewarded for his dedication.

Past recipients of the Ebenezer Burgess 1831 President’s Award include: Jose Camacho, Jaclyn Tilks, Valleri Lovely, Shara Colantuoni, Paul Pelletier, Deleila Mouawad, Lori Favreau, Michael Brennan, the 2021 Dedham Savings Employees, Jackie Johnson and Jillian Morely.


Incorporated in 1831, Dedham Savings is one of the oldest banks in Massachusetts still doing business under its original charter. The bank delivers technology-driven solutions in a client-centric way to promote the financial success of the individuals, families, businesses, and non-profit organizations in the communities it serves. Dedham Savings manages $2.2 billion in assets through full-service locations in Dedham, East Dedham, Needham, Norwood, Sharon, South Boston, Walpole, and Westwood, Massachusetts. All deposits are fully insured. Deposits are insured up to current FDIC (Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation) limits and by the DIF (Depositors Insurance Fund) for all additional balances, up to any amount. For more information, visit

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