Gail Donovan, Bankwell in New Canaan vice president and branch manager, recently spoke to teen members of the National Charity League about banking, credit, identity theft and security -- as well as how to plan for managing finances when preparing for college.

The nonprofit league is a mother-daughter membership organization that supports and serves people in need. There are more than 180 national chapters and two in New Canaan.

Donovan has been a branch manager at Bankwell in New Canaan for more than five years and a New Canaan resident for more than 20 years. She comes from a background in finance and economics and is a member of the New Canaan Chamber of Commerce

Bankwell has branches at 208 Elm St. and 156 Cherry St., and four additional branches throughout Fairfield County.

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