Press Release

Santander Names Scott Baldinelli as Head of New England Middle Market Banking

Scott Baldinelli - Santander Bank Commercial Banking Division
Scott Baldinelli, Head of New England Middle Market Banking

Santander Bank, N.A. (“Santander Bank” or “Santander”)  announces the appointment of Scott Baldinelli as Head of New England Middle Market Banking. Baldinelli will report to Joe Abruzzo, Head of Commercial Banking for Santander Bank.

Baldinelli will lead business development, market growth and relationship management for Commercial Banking’s middle market segment in New England, encompassing the company’s Boston-based location. The industry veteran will assume the role from Robert Cerminaro, who was recently promoted to Head of Mid-Corporate Banking in Santander’s Commercial Banking division.

Prior to joining Santander, Baldinelli served as Senior Vice President and Division Sales Executive in the Commercial Banking group at Wells Fargo, where he was responsible for new business development throughout the Northeast region as well as Eastern Canada. During his nearly two-decade tenure at Wells Fargo, Baldinelli held various sales and relationship management roles within Commercial Banking and Asset Based Lending and developed extensive strategic leadership experience and expertise in a variety of disciplines including credit, treasury, and fixed income investing.

Baldinelli earned his B.S. in management from Providence College.

“Scott epitomizes Commercial Banking’s ‘getting personal’ philosophy because his business development approach centers around sustaining meaningful partnerships with clients. His nuanced understanding of the Boston and New England markets, coupled with his keen eye for business planning, will help elevate Commercial Banking’s middle market growth strategy.”

Joe Abruzzo
Head of Commercial Banking for Santander Bank

Media Contacts

Santander US Media Relations

Laurie Kight

Santander Bank N.A. Media Relations

Nancy Orlando

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