Fatima Tavares is a dedicated and valued member of the Pioneer Valley Financial Group team. Born and raised in Portugal, she embarked on a life-changing journey when she, along with her parents and sister, made the move to the United States upon completing her education, settling in Ludlow, MA at the age of 21.
For 17 years, she worked as an administrative assistant at Ludlow Textiles until its eventual sale. Despite the demanding role, Fatima went above and beyond, generously volunteering her time to help her coworkers. Her trilingual abilities, English, Spanish, and Portuguese, proved invaluable in bridging the language gap for many of her colleagues, she assisted in doctor’s appointments, managing bills, and provided support in various aspects of the workplace.
Fatima furthered her education in office systems technology and landed a banker position at Admirals Bank. She became recognized as an integral member of the bank and her community due to her professionalism and attention to detail. In 2014, she joined PV Financial, bringing her exceptional customer service skills with her. Additionally, Fatima waitresses and bartends at Primavera Restaurant in Ludlow, where she was previously a manager. Her warm greetings and great customer service leave a lasting impression on her patrons, enhancing their dining experience.
Outside of the professional sphere, Fatima’s heart belongs to her cherished family. She relishes quality time spent with her husband Tony and two sons, Fabio and Nick. They both hold bachelor degrees from Westfield State University- Fabio in Business Management and Accounting and Nick in Art and Graphic Design.
You can often find them at home, savoring Fatima’s home cooked meals. She also enjoys occasional family movie night, shopping trips and vacations with her family and friends.
Adding an extra dose of joy to her life, Fatima is the adoring owner of a Yorkshire Terrier named Mila, who brightens her days with boundless affection.