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Growing Together

UMassFive opened our Commercial Services Division in 2017 as a way to support our local community and sustain our local economy. We take pride in providing businesses with competitively priced loans and services.


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Commercial Team
Pictured L-R: Dan Thies, Commercial Portfolio Coordinator; Shelby Downey, Cash Management Specialist; Jeff Simpson, Chief Commercial Officer; Taylor Robbins, Business Relationship Manager

Experts in Your Area

What do you get when you combine business savvy professionals and specialized, local knowledge? UMassFive’s Commercial Services division. Lean on our experience, expertise, and local know-how.

Community-Driven Values

At UMassFive, we know that your success is our success. We are member-owned and member-run, which means a healthy local economy and a strong community is good for business—both ours and yours. As such, our Commercial Services division is designed to help your business grow and adapt with every evolving need, because when you win we all win.

Our Everything-You-Need Team

Our team is led by Jeffrey Simpson, a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), entrepreneur, business owner, commercial banker, private consultant, and local member of the community. Jeff oversees our Commercial Services team, which is made up of local business owners just like you. Simply put, everything we do is geared toward helping you build and grow a profitable business.

Jeff Simpson, Chief Commercial Officer

Jeff Simpson

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Dan Thies, Commercial Portfolio Coordinator

Dan Thies

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Shelby Downey, Cash Management Specialist

Shelby Downey

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Taylor Robbins, Business Relationship Manager

Taylor Robbins

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