Michael Rauh, Jr.
President & CEO
Chelsea Groton Bank
Michael Rauh Jr. was elected to the Board of Directors October 16, 2012. Michael is President & CEO of Chelsea Groton Bank located in Groton, CT, a $1.5 billion community bank servicing serving individuals, businesses, municipalities, and non-profits in southeastern Connecticut. Chelsea Groton has been consistently named the top bank in the region as well as a top workplace by remaining true to its roots as a mutual bank, founded in 1854. Michael is on the boards of the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center, The Yale New Haven Health System, the Norwich Free Academy Foundation, the Norwich Community Development Corporation, URI Harrington School of Communication and Media, in addition to the Chelsea Groton Bank board and Chelsea Groton Bank Foundation board. He is the past Chairman of the Board of Directors for L&M Healthcare, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Chamber of Commerce of Eastern CT, and Past Chairman of the Connecticut Bankers Association. He has been an active board member over the years in many organizations including Save The Bay, Grow Smart RI, Quonset Point Development Corporation, South County Center for the Arts, The Washington County Regional Planning Council, The Westerly-Pawcatuck Downtown Development Task Force, The Jonnycake Center, The RI Governor’s Commission on Bays, Rivers and Watersheds, The URI President’s Communications Advisory Committee and The Advisory Committee to the URI Dean of Arts and Sciences. Michael has a BA in Economics from the University of Rhode Island.
Expertise: Crisis Response, Diversity & Inclusion, Government Relations, Investment Markets, Leadership & Management, Marketing, Regulatory Affairs, Sales, Strategy & Vision.