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Our Team

Professional experience with you in mind.

At Hometown Wealth Management, we understand the challenges individuals and families face in finding the help they need to map out their financial futures. Will I be able to retire? How do I save for college? Do I have enough life insurance for my family? These are just some the questions we can help you answer.

Kristine A. Koczajowski, CFP®, Located at bankESB

VP Wealth Management

(413) 529-1901

(413) 529-2564



Kristine is passionate about helping clients work toward financial success. She’s committed to helping them navigate the complex world of financial services and to providing them with the services they need to help them pursue their life goals and interests.

Kristine joined bankESB in 1995 and held various positions in retail banking, before transitioning in 2001 to the Wealth Management division. Kristine was educated at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree, majoring in Legal Studies. She is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ Professional, earning her Certificate in Financial Planning from Boston University. She also holds FINRA Series 7 and 66 securities registrations with LPL Financial.

Kristine is active in the community as a member of the Easthampton Rotary Club and volunteers at  various local events. In her free time, she enjoys gardening, traveling, and cooking for family and friends.

Danielle Buzzee, Located at bankESB

Client Services Associate

(413) 529-1901

(413) 529-2564

Danielle is committed to delivering extraordinary client service and strengthening client relationships as she coordinates services and administration for current and potential clients of Hometown Wealth Management. What’s more, she manages those relationships with the highest level of confidentiality and professionalism.

Danielle joined bankESB in 2017 as a teller before transitioning to the Wealth Management division in 2018. She holds a bachelor’s degree in business management with a concentration in finance from Westfield State University.

Danielle is an active member of her community and volunteers with the Pioneer Valley USO and Meals on Wheels. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her dogs, Piper and Lexi, her family and friends, traveling, the outdoors, and at-home projects.

Alexandra Chapman, Located at bankESB

Operations Associate

(413) 529-1901

(413) 529-2564

Alexandra is devoted to providing clients with exceptional client service while keeping a high level of confidentiality.  She manages all operational tasks from processing new business to maintaining client files.

Alexandra joined bankESB in 2019 as a part-time teller and transitioned to the Commercial Credit Department shortly thereafter.  Alexandra joined the Wealth Management team in May 2022 in her current role of Operations Associate.  She holds a master’s degree in business administration with a concentration in financial management from Husson University. 

During Alexandra’s time at Husson University she was a member of the Financial Planning Association and the Women’s Leadership Association.  In her spare time, Alex enjoys shopping, traveling and spending time with her family and friends.

Fred Mariano, Located at Abington Bank

LPL Financial Consultant

(617) 925-1826

Fred has been a FINRA registered representative for more than 21 years who carefully listens to clients’ needs and concerns to develop a plan that aligns goals and expectations. He offers access to a range of financial products and services, and holds FINRA series 7 and 63 registrations, through LPL Financial.  In addition, he has a Massachusetts insurance license.

Fred was born and raised in Maynard, Massachusetts. A 1989 graduate of Framingham State University, he received his degree in business administration, returning in 2017 to earn his BS in Finance with a concentration in financial planning. Fred is an avid golfer who also enjoys snow skiing and waterskiing. He once enjoyed coaching soccer for his 2 children who are now thriving in college.

Client Centered

Client Centered

Whether you’re investing to build wealth or protect your family, our personalized service focuses on your needs, wants, and long-term goals.

We look forward to working with you!