"Mary Franco brings substantial community and regional knowledge and expertise to our board," said Reyno Giallongo, chairman and CEO of First County Bank. "Her experience in the business sector, coupled with her leadership in the community, makes her an outstanding addition to our organization."
In addition to her election to the board, Franco has been a corporator at First County Bank since June 2007. Franco, a New Canaan resident, has been with Norwalk Hospital since 2006 and leads the hospital's fundraising efforts, as well as government relations and community strategy.
She is a member of the board of the Norwalk Chamber of Commerce and serves on the Leadership Council of the Regional Alliance to Prevent and End Homelessness. She is also a trustee of her alma mater, Merrimack College in North Andover, Mass.