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Laura Dorfman, Executive Vice President at Dedham Savings, Elected Needham Town Meeting Member

Dedham Savings is pleased to announce that Laura Dorfman, Executive Vice President of Residential & Consumer Lending, was elected a Town Meeting Member for the Town of Needham, MA.  In this role, Dorfman will collaborate with fellow Town Meeting Members to approve annual budgets and town by-laws and conduct general town business. The Annual Town Election was held Tuesday, April 13, 2021.

A longtime Needham resident, Dorfman has served on the Needham Historical Commission as well as the Conservation Committee for several years. Commenting on her election, Dorfman said, “I am deeply honored to be elected to the Town Meeting by the voters of Needham.  I look forward to leveraging my local real estate and municipal experience to address the issues affecting our town, hearing from constituents, and getting to know my colleagues in town government.”

Dorfman has over 25 years of residential lending and construction loan management experience at community banks in eastern Massachusetts and currently holds the position of Executive Vice President of Residential & Consumer Lending at Dedham Savings. She lives in Needham with her husband.


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 $1.8 billion in assets through full-service locations in Dedham, East Dedham, Needham, Norwood, Sharon, South Boston, Walpole, and Westwood, Massachusetts.

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