Patricia Weigel Elected Chair of Maine Bankers Association

At the 125th Annual Meeting of the Maine Bankers Association, June 6-8th in South Casco, the member banks elected Patricia Weigel, President & CEO of Norway Savings Bank, to head the Maine Bankers Association as Chair beginning July 1st.

Mrs. Weigel joined Norway Savings Bank in 2001 and has worked in the banking industry for 31 years. She is active in the community and serves on the boards of Norway Savings Bank and the Outdoor Sports Institute. Pat also serves as board chair of Western Maine Health and is a member of the Professional Development Council of the American Bankers Association (ABA). She received a B.S. in Psychology from Denison University.

Tony McKim, President & CEO of First National Bank, was elected Vice Chair of the Association. Mr. McKim began his banking career twenty-six years ago as an Internal Auditor and held various positions until eventually becoming President.  He is involved in many community organizations and founded Acadian Youth Sports, to bring children from grades 3 through 8 together to learn to play sports.  He currently a member of American Bankers Association Government Relations Council.

William Tracy, President & CEO, Auburn Savings Bank, FSB and Robert C. Quentin, President & CEO, Saco & Biddeford Savings Institution were elected to the Association’s Executive Committee for three-year terms expiring June 2021. John Witherspoon, President & CEO, Skowhegan Savings Bank, was elected for a two-year term expiring June 2020 and William B. Williamson, State President, Bank of America, N.A., was elected for a one-year term expiring June 2019.

Members who will continue to serve by virtue of their election in a previous year are: Robert Montgomery-Rice, President & CEO, Bangor Savings Bank; Andrew C. Perry, President & CEO, First Federal Savings & Loan Association of Bath; Lawrence L. Barker, President & CEO, Machias Savings Bank; Scott D. Conant, President & CEO, Damariscotta Bank & Trust Company; and Immediate Past Chair Andrew E. Silsby, President & CEO, Kennebec Savings Bank.

Maine President for KeyBank, N.A. Sterling Kozlowski Passes Away

KeyBank’s Maine President Sterling Koslowski passed away on Saturday, June 9. He was 59. Our thoughts go out to Sterling’s family as well as his co-workers at KeyBank. Sterling was KeyBank’s New England Regional Sales Executive and Maine Market President, a title he held for the past six years. He had served on the Maine Banker’s Executive Committee from 2012 through 2015 and had been on the MBA Board of Directors since he arrived in Maine in February 2010.

2017-2018 Appointed Committee Chairs Announced

On August 25, the new Committee Chairs for the 2017-2018 term, MBA Chair Andrew Silsby and MBA Vice Chair Pat Weigel assembled at the Haraseeket Inn in Freeport for the annual meeting of MBA’s Committee Leadership Council, discussing committee goals and plans for the coming year. The newly-appointed Committee Chairs are:

Bank Security Committee
David J. Ackley, Jr., Camden National Bank
Human Resources Committee
Marcia Benner, Damariscotta Bank & Trust Company
Collections Committee
William Kany, Saco & Biddeford Savings Institution
Legislative Committee
Susan A. Norton, First National Bank
Commercial Lending Committee
Gregory W. Dalton, Bar Harbor Bank & Trust
Marketing and Communications Committee
Mark Girr, Gorham Savings Bank
Compliance Committee
Aaron Kouhoupt, Bangor Savings Bank
Operations and Technology Committee
Tammy Plummer, First National Bank
Financial Management Committee
Rich St. Pierre, Skowhegan Savings Bank
Retail Lending Committee
Joe Ferris, Androscoggin Bank

Visit our Committees page for full committee rosters and information on the role MBA’s Appointed Committees play in supporting Maine banks.

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