Sawyer Savings Bank Welcomes New Branch Manager to Highland

Clifford Johnson
Clifton Johnson, Highland Branch Manager

Sawyer Savings Bank is pleased to announce new leadership at its Highland branch. Clifton Johnson has joined the bank as the new branch manager. In his new role, Johnson will be responsible for maintaining the performance of the branch, providing leadership and supervision to staff, and enhancing the customer experience by building relationships and offering personalized financial solutions for individuals, businesses, and families.

“We’re thrilled to have Clif bring his valuable customer service experience and leadership skills to our Highland branch and the community,” said Jenn Guthiel-Denier, Sawyer Savings Bank’s CXO & CMO. “Clif brings years of experience to Sawyer Savings Bank, and has demonstrated the ability to make a positive impact, a passion for relating to the needs of each customer, and inspiring his team to approach their roles in the same way.”

“I couldn’t be more excited to join the Sawyer Savings Bank team and serve the Highland community,” said Johnson. “Sawyer Savings emphasizes the customer-first experience and the human component of banking. As someone passionate about being involved in community organizations and helping people through all stages of life, this is a perfect fit for my professional background and personal interests.”

Clif attended New York University with a concentration in Finance, and won an “Outstanding Service & Dedication” award in his last role at Citigroup.  Active in the community, Johnson currently serves as a Coach, Board Member and Treasurer for Highland Youth Football & Cheer; a member of the Highland Business Association; St. Augustine CYO; and Marlboro Youth basketball. In his free time, Johnson loves spending time cooking with his wife Yakima and their son Jaxson, and entertaining his family and friends.