Bank of Fairfield Branch Manager Mark Ahern has been promoted.

In addition to managing the Post Road branch, Ahern will now be responsible for all Bank of Fairfield branch operations in his capacity as new vice president.

He is a 20-year veteran of the banking and lending industry and joined the bank this year.

"Mark's vast experience in banking and lending strongly supports our commitment to providing customers and the community with a strong level of personal service," said Bank of Fairfield President Fred Reinhardt.

Ahern, of Milford, has served as vice chairman for the March of Dimes Annual Walk-A-Thon, on the Board of Directors for Neighborhood Housing Services of America and has been a member of the Rotary Club. He received his B.S. from Southern Connecticut State University.