Peyton Patterson, president and chief executive of Bankwell Financial Group (BWFG) in New Canaan, Conn., has been ordered by a judge to pay more than $350,000 to American Express to address unpaid credit card bills.

Patterson, who joined the $780 million-asset company in 2012, has also been ordered by judges presiding over separate lawsuits to make payments to two country clubs, the Hartford Business Journal reported Monday. She has also reached an agreement with Madison, Conn., to pay back taxes to the town.

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