Christopher Oddleifson is the Chief Executive Officer of Rockland Trust Company and the President and Chief Executive Officer of its parent, Independent Bank Corp. (Nasdaq Global Select Market: INDB). Rockland Trust is a full service commercial and retail bank with over 1,400 employees and serves more than 340,000 customers. Rockland Trust has $14.2 billion in assets, $5.4 billion in assets under management and nearly 100 retail branches and other offices located in Massachusetts and Rhode Island.
Active in industry and community affairs, Mr. Oddleifson is a director of the South Shore Health and South Shore Hospital, The New England Council and the Board of the National Association of Corporate Directors-New England Chapter. He also serves on the Finance Committee and Land Conservation Committee of The Trustees of Reservations, and the TTOR Hingham and Cohasset Properties Advisory Committee (having recently completed a 2 year term as Chairman). Chris is currently chairing a Massachusetts Bankers Association committee formed to help achieve Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion objectives for the banking industry in Massachusetts. He is the past Chairman of the Massachusetts Housing Partnership, South Shore Hospital, Cape Cod Community College, Massachusetts Bankers Association and United Way of Greater Plymouth County Campaign Cabinet. Mr. Oddleifson has also served on the Boston Federal Reserve Bank Community Development Institution Advisory Council and the Old Colony Council’s Boy Scouts of America Board of Directors.
Previously, Mr. Oddleifson was the President of First Union Home Equity Bank, a national banking subsidiary of First Union Corporation, and the Executive Vice President, responsible for Consumer Banking, for Signet Bank in Richmond, VA. He has also worked as a management consultant for Booz, Allen and Hamilton.
Mr. Oddleifson holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Cornell University and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.