Jennifer (Burns) DeGirolomo has been promoted to branch manager of Bankwell's 2220 Black Rock Turnpike branch, the bank announced.

A Fairfield native, DeGirolomo began her banking career in 2006 at Sikorsky Financial Credit Union and joined Bankwell in 2010 as a customer service representative, the bank said in a news release.

She had been assistant branch manager of the bank's branch on Elm Street in New Canaan before her recent promotion.

New Canaan-based Bankwell

is a commercial bank that provides consumer and business banking services in Fairfield County.