(FAIRHAVEN, MA – September 2, 2021) - - Tomas Otero has joined Alltrust Credit Union (formerly Southern Mass Credit Union) as a Branch Manager. Otero has over 9 years of retail banking experience. His most recent role was as a Financial Center Manager at Bank of America. Otero enjoys interacting with different people every day and hearing their stories. He loves making a difference in individual’s lives whether it be putting a smile on their face or helping them reach their short- or long-term financial goals. “Tomas’s dedication to the community and helping others, whether it be in a banking setting or on a personal journey makes him a great fit here at Alltrust” stated Carmen Sylvester, President and Chief Executive Officer. “He strives to create a positive experience with all members he interacts with, no matter the situation.” Otero is very active within the community. In 2020, he was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes, and he used his diagnosis as motivation and lost 125 pounds. He now helps others in the same situation by acting as an accountability buddy through their weight loss journey. He is also involved with his children’s baseball team and dance studio. He is originally from West Haven Connecticut and moved to New Bedford in 2008. He has been happily married to his wife, Ana, for 10 years and is the proud father of his 6 beautiful children, Annie, Izzy, Willie, Charlie, Teddy, and Benny. Otero is an avid toy collector, collecting toys such as Funko Pop Figures, Harry Potter, and superhero collectibles. He also enjoys running, training for his second half marathon next year, visiting amusement parks, pro wrestling, superhero movies and spending time with family and friends. ABOUT ALLTRUST CREDIT UNION: Established in 1922, Alltrust Credit Union (formerly known as Southern Mass Credit Union) is celebrating 99 years of service excellence and financially sound operations. The credit union has assets of over $300 million and provides banking services to more than 14,000 members. The main office is in Fairhaven, Massachusetts, with branch offices in Fall River and New Bedford, Massachusetts. Follow Alltrust on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn. For more information, call 508.994.9971 or visit www.alltrustcu.org.