WATERBURY, Conn., Jan. 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Webster Bank is pleased to announce that Harriet Munrett Wolfe, executive vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary, Webster Bank and Webster Financial Corporation (NYSE: WBS) was selected as "Best Mentor: In-House" in the 2020 American Lawyer Industry Awards. Wolfe was one of five finalists from across the nation from industry giants such as Intel and Unilever vying for the award, which was announced during National Mentoring Month.
Wolfe was nominated by Webster Sarbanes-Oxley Analyst Nicole Fry, one of the 80 young professionals who have benefited from Wolfe's advice and encouragement. When Fry came on board at the bank in 2017, she was honored to have such a trusted role model as her mentor.
Wolfe joined Webster in March 1997 and has been general counsel since September 1999 and executive vice president since January 2003. Prior to that, she was in private practice and was a vice president and senior counsel at Shawmut Bank Connecticut. She also serves as a board member of the University of Connecticut Foundation Inc. and as a member of the Foundation's Audit Committee.
The American Lawyer Industry Awards spotlight outstanding achievements in the legal profession, from best litigator to best firm to lifetime achievement. This year's awards were announced during a recent virtual event.
Webster Financial Corporation is the holding company for Webster Bank, National Association and its HSA Bank division. With $32.6 billion in assets, Webster provides business and consumer banking, mortgage, financial planning, trust, and investment services through 155 banking centers and 297 ATMs. Webster also provides mobile and online banking. Webster Bank owns the asset-based lending firm Webster Business Credit Corporation; the equipment finance firm Webster Capital Finance Corporation; and HSA Bank, a division of Webster Bank, which provides health savings account trustee and administrative services. Webster Bank is a member of the FDIC and an equal housing lender. For more information about Webster, including past press releases and the latest annual report, visit the Webster website at www.websterbank.com.
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