David O’Connell Joins Bar Harbor Bank & Trust as Senior Vice President, Director of Operations

David O'ConnellRockland, Maine (June 6, 2024) - David O’Connell has joined Bar Harbor Bank & Trust as a Senior Vice President, Director of Operations. In this role, he provides strategic direction, advanced technical guidance, and leadership to the Deposit Operations, Loan Servicing, Retail Operations, and Account Reconciliation Teams.

David has over 20 years of experience in financial service operations. He began his career at Bank of America (previously MBNA), where he held multiple senior management roles while based in Maine. David then served as Vice President of Operations and Technology at Sallie Mae, and later as President of Upromise, Inc. Before joining Bar Harbor Bank & Trust, David was the Head of Product Development and Strategic Partnerships at Concerto Card Company.

David holds a Bachelors in Government from Georgetown University.

David, his wife Lauria, and their two children live in Camden, Maine.

Bar Harbor Bankshares (NYSE American: BHB) is the parent company of its wholly owned subsidiary, Bar Harbor Bank & Trust. Operating over 50 locations across Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont, Bar Harbor Bank & Trust is headquartered in Bar Harbor, Maine and has more than $4 billion in assets. As a leading Northern New England community bank, Bar Harbor Bank & Trust offers a full range of personal and business banking services, as well as wealth management services through its subsidiary Bar Harbor Trust Wealth Management. For more information about Bar Harbor Bank & Trust, visit www.barharbor.bank or call 888-853-7100. Member FDIC.