Unity Bank Appoints Somerville’s Bridget Walsh Vice President/Human Resources Director

Somerville resident Bridget J. Walsh has joined Unity Bank as Vice President/Human Resources Director, bringing more than 30 years of banking experience to Unity’s employee relations program.


“Bridget really has a superb understanding of the banking business because she started her career as a community bank teller and worked her way up to senior leadership positions with two regional New Jersey banks,” said Unity President & CEO James A. Hughes. “She is a great communicator with an outgoing personality that fits well in our culture. We are fortunate to have Bridget join our team and take on the leadership for our human resources function, particularly in the areas of employee engagement and training.”


Walsh served as human resources director for both Peapack-Gladstone Bank and Magyar Bank and worked with several community banks during her career. A graduate of Immaculata High School in Somerville and Mercer County Community College, Walsh has received several human resources designations, including Senior Professional in Human Resources. She is a member of the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM) and has been active in many industry professional activities, including the Human Resources Committee of the New Jersey Bankers Association.