The Boston Business Journal today announced that Robert Cozzone, Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President of Consumer and Business Banking at Rockland Trust, was selected as one of the winners for its 10th annual CFO of the Year Awards. The awards honor the best in local finance that make a difference in their companies and organizations. Selections are based on categories that include public companies, private companies, and nonprofits, both social service agencies. Cozzone was chosen in the Public Company category for businesses with a market cap of more than $1 billion.
Robert Cozzone became Executive Vice President of Consumer and Business Banking in November of 2017, building upon his title of Chief Financial Officer of Independent Bank Corp. which he has held since he was appointed CFO in September 2013. From 2013 to 2015, concurrent with his Chief Financial Officer role, he served as Treasurer of Independent Bank Corp. Previously, he served as the Treasurer of both Independent Bank Corp. and Rockland Trust from April 2008 to September 2013. He became Senior Vice President and Treasurer of Rockland Trust in 2002. Cozzone joined Rockland Trust in October 1998 as a banking officer. Prior to joining the Company, he held financial positions at Bank Boston.
Cozzone is a member of the Thompson Island Outward Bound Education Center Advisory Board and the Massachusetts Business Roundtable Board of Directors. He is a graduate of Bridgewater State University and received a Master of Science from Boston College. He lives in Plymouth, Massachusetts with his wife and children and is also a part-time resident of Edgartown on Martha’s Vineyard.