Andrew Silsby to Chair Maine Bankers Association

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ANDREW SILSBY TO CHAIR MAINE BANKERS ASSOCIATION

At the 124th Annual Meeting of the Maine Bankers Association in Boothbay Harbor, the member banks elected Andrew E. Silsby, President & CEO of Kennebec Savings Bank, to head the Maine Bankers Association as Chair beginning July 1st.

Mr. Silsby was named President & CEO of Kennebec Savings Bank in 2014. He serves as a director on a number of local and regional boards, including the Travis Mills Foundation, the Kennebec Valley Chamber of Commerce, the Augusta Board of Trade and Augusta First. He is a past president of the Chamber, Lithgow Public Library and Kennebec Valley United Way boards.  Mr. Silsby also serves on the Board of Visitors of University of Maine at Augusta.

He received a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Maine at Orono, and also attended the American Community Bankers National School of Banking.

Patricia Weigel, President & CEO of Norway Savings Bank, was elected Vice Chair of the Association.

Elected to the Executive Committee for three-year terms expiring in June, 2020 were: Lawrence L. Barker, President & CEO, Machias Savings Bank; Scott D. Conant, President & CEO, Damariscotta Bank & Trust Company; and Charles M. Petersen, President & CEO, Biddeford Savings Bank. Members who will continue to serve by their election in a previous year were: Robert C. Quentin, President and CEO, Saco & Biddeford Savings Institution (June 2018); Daniel Thornton, Maine Market President, People’s United Bank (June 2018); Tony McKim, President & CEO, First National Bank (June 2019); Robert Montgomery-Rice, President & CEO, Bangor Savings Bank (June 2019); Andrew C. Perry, President & CEO, First Federal Savings & Loan of Bath (June 2019) and Immediate Past Chair Jon J. Prescott, President & CEO, Katahdin Trust Company.