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5/23/24

Eight Bar Harbor Bank & Trust Employees Recognized by the Bank’s Chairman of the Board and Senior Executive Team for Extraordinary Leadership

Bar Harbor, Maine - Eight Bar Harbor Bank & Trust employees were recently recognized for their extraordinary leadership at the Bank’s annual Chairman’s Dinner and Celebration, held May 17 in Bar Harbor, Maine. Presented by the Bank’s outgoing Chairman of the Board of Directors, David Woodside, and the Bank’s Senior Executive Team, the Chairman’s Award and Emerging Leader Award honor employees who have played key roles in helping the Bank achieve its strategic goals and delivering positive outcomes for customers and fellow colleagues. Read more.

5/8/24

Nikos Kalampalikis Promoted to Assistant Vice President, Branch Relationship Manager at Bar Harbor Bank & Trust

Manchester, New Hampshire - Nikos Kalampalikis has been promoted to Assistant Vice President, Branch Relationship Manager at Bar Harbor Bank & Trust. He leads the retail banking team at the Bank’s Manchester, New Hampshire, location to provide solutions and guidance to help individuals, families, and businesses in the community meet their financial goals. Read more.

5/1/24

Bar Harbor Bank & Trust Announces Honor a Frontline Hero Contest

Bar Harbor, Maine - Bar Harbor Bank & Trust today announced the Honor a Frontline Hero Contest, a campaign that gives community members the opportunity to nominate a frontline hero who they feel deserves recognition for their impact in the community. The Bank will accept nominations throughout the month of May 2024, and one nominee will be selected in June to receive $1,000 cash and a $1,000 donation to a nonprofit organization of their choice. Read more.

4/29/24

Bar Harbor Bank & Trust Recognized by Forbes as One of “World’s Best Banks” for Second Consecutive Year

Bar Harbor, Maine - Bar Harbor Bankshares (NYSE American: BHB), the parent company of Bar Harbor Bank & Trust, is pleased to announce the Bank has been recognized by Forbes as one of the “World’s Best Banks” for the second consecutive year. The annual list was developed based on responses from more than 49,000 individuals surveyed about their satisfaction with their current or former financial institution. Read more.

4/18/24

Michael Woodbury Promoted to Vice President, Treasury Sales Officer at Bar Harbor Bank & Trust

Nashua, New Hampshire - Michael Woodbury has been promoted to Vice President, Treasury Sales Officer at Bar Harbor Bank & Trust. In this role, he supports Southern New Hampshire businesses using the Bank's treasury management and payable processing services and helps them find solutions to improve their efficiency further, maximize cash flow, and decrease risk. Read more.

4/16/24

Nickol Daigle Joins Bar Harbor Bank & Trust as Mortgage Loan Originator

Portland, Maine - Nickol Daigle has joined Bar Harbor Bank & Trust as a Mortgage Loan Originator (NMLS#1831402). In this role, she helps individuals and families in Cumberland County, Maine, find the right financing solutions for their homes. Read more.

4/3/24

Bar Harbor Bank & Trust to Serve as Honorary Chair and Lead Sponsor of Turning Points Network’s Steppin’ Up 5K Walk and Fun Run

Claremont, New Hampshire - Bar Harbor Bank & Trust is pleased to announce it is serving as honorary chair and lead sponsor for the 18th Annual Steppin’ Up to End Violence 5K Walk and Fun Run. The event, which will be held on Saturday, May 4 in Claremont, New Hampshire, will raise money to support Turning Point Network’s mission to end domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking. Read more.

3/26/24

Bar Harbor Bank & Trust Donates $2,000 to Twin Pines Housing to Support Affordable Housing in the Upper Valley

White River Junction, VT - Bar Harbor Bank & Trust has donated $2,000 to Twin Pines Housing to support the nonprofit organization’s mission to increase access to quality housing and supportive services in the Upper Valley. The Bank’s donation will be used to assist Twin Pines Housing’s supportive services program, which provides residents with services such as food access, job training, and utility discounts. Read more.

3/20/24

Bar Harbor Bank & Trust Accepting Applications from Graduating High School Seniors for 2024 Career & Technical Education Scholarship

Bar Harbor, Maine - Bar Harbor Bank & Trust is currently accepting applications for the Bank’s 2024 Career & Technical Education Scholarship. The $1,000 scholarship is awarded to income-eligible high school seniors who attend a technical career program as part of their high school curriculum and are planning to attend a college or technical school in the academic year immediately following graduation. Read more.

2/27/24

Bar Harbor Bank & Trust Employees Donate $21,000 to Eight Nonprofit Organizations through Employee-driven Charitable Giving Program

Bar Harbor, Maine - Bar Harbor Bank & Trust employees recently presented more than $21,000 in donations collected through the Bank’s employee-driven charitable giving program, Casual for a Cause, to eight nonprofit organizations serving Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont. The recipients of the donations for Q4 2023 are: Knox County Homeless Coalition, Maine Maritime Academy, Maine Seacoast Mission, and Tedford Housing in Maine; PathWays of the River Valley and YMCA Camp Coniston in New Hampshire; and Neighbors Helping Neighbors and White River Land Collaborative in Vermont. Read more.

2/21/24

Bar Harbor Bank & Trust Recognizes Twelve Employees for Exemplifying Bank’s Brand Behaviors

Bar Harbor, Maine - Twelve Bar Harbor Bank & Trust employees were recently presented with the Bar Harbor Bank & Trust Brand Behavior Award for demonstrating behavior that exemplifies the Bank’s core values of communication, initiative, positivity, professionalism, quality, and teamwork. These values guide the actions of all Bank employees and set the expectation for customers. Read more.

2/12/24

Bar Harbor Bank & Trust Recognized by Newsweek as One of “America’s Best Regional Banks”

Bar Harbor, Maine - Bar Harbor Bankshares (NYSE American: BHB), the parent company of Bar Harbor Bank & Trust, is pleased to announce the Bank has been recognized by Newsweek as one of “America’s Best Regional Banks.” The Bank was selected from among approximately 9,400 financial institutions for the honor based on a combination of financial performance and customer satisfaction metrics. Read more.

1/31/24

Hattie A. & Fred C. Lynam Trust Awards $136,000 to Mount Desert Island Organizations

Bar Harbor, Maine - Bar Harbor Wealth Management, a subsidiary of Bar Harbor Bank & Trust, has announced that, through the Hattie A. & Fred C. Lynam Trust, $136,000 has been awarded to 44 organizations serving the people of Mount Desert Island (MDI). The Lynam Trust, managed by Bar Harbor Wealth Management, was established in 1942 and awards grants annually to charitable, religious, and educational organizations located on MDI. Grant awards per organization range between $500 and $5,000. Read more.

1/23/24

Kylee Beaucage Joins Bar Harbor Bank & Trust as Branch Relationship Manager for Williamstown Location

Williamstown, Vermont - Kylee Beaucage has joined Bar Harbor Bank & Trust as a Branch Relationship Manager for the Bank’s location in Williamstown, Vermont. In this role, she leads a team of banking professionals to provide solutions and guidance to help individuals, families, and businesses in Williamstown and surrounding towns meet their financial goals. Read more.

1/17/24

Morgan Forni Promoted to Assistant Vice President, Branch Relationship Manager at Bar Harbor Bank & Trust

Northeast Harbor, Maine - Morgan Forni has been promoted to Assistant Vice President, Branch Relationship Manager at Bar Harbor Bank & Trust. She leads teams of banking professionals at the Bank's Northeast Harbor and Southwest Harbor branches to provide solutions and guidance to help individuals, families, and businesses on Mount Desert Island meet their financial goals. Read more.

1/3/24

Hazel Young Joins Bar Harbor Bank & Trust as AVP, Branch Relationship Manager for Rockland Location

Rockland, Maine - Hazel Young has joined Bar Harbor Bank & Trust as Assistant Vice President, Branch Relationship Manager for the Bank’s location in Rockland, Maine. In this role, she leads a team of banking professionals to provide solutions and guidance to help individuals, families, and businesses in Rockland and surrounding towns meet their financial goals. Read more.

12/12/23

Bar Harbor Bank & Trust Employees Reach $250,000 Milestone in Charitable Donations Made to Northern New England Nonprofit Organizations through Casual for a Cause

Bar Harbor, Maine - Bar Harbor Bank & Trust employees are celebrating a significant milestone in the Bank’s employee-driven charitable giving program, Casual for a Cause. Since the program began in 2018, employees have now donated a cumulative total of $250,000 to more than 115 nonprofit organizations serving Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont residents. Read more.

12/6/23

Geoff Watson Joins Bar Harbor Bank & Trust as Branch Relationship Manager for Rutland Location

Rutland, Vermont - Geoff Watson has joined Bar Harbor Bank & Trust as Branch Relationship Manager for the Bank’s location in Rutland, Vermont. In this role, he leads a team of banking professionals to provide solutions and guidance to help individuals, families, and businesses in Rutland and surrounding towns meet their financial goals. Read more.

11/29/23

Cristy Harding Promoted to Branch Relationship Manager at Bar Harbor Bank & Trust’s Brandon and Rochester Locations

Brandon, Vermont - Cristy Harding has been promoted to Branch Relationship Manager for the Bank’s locations in Brandon and Rochester, Vermont. In this role, she leads a team of banking professionals to provide solutions and guidance to help individuals, families, and businesses in Brandon, Rochester, and surrounding towns meet their financial goals. Read more.

11/28/23

Lauren Mersereau, CFP® Joins Bar Harbor Wealth Management as Vice President, Senior Wealth Manager

Concord, New Hampshire - Lauren Mersereau, CFP® has joined Bar Harbor Wealth Management, a subsidiary of Bar Harbor Bank & Trust, as Vice President, Senior Wealth Manager. In this role, Lauren will use her knowledge and experience to help clients develop and maintain strategies to help them meet their long-term financial goals. Read more.

11/17/23

Bar Harbor Bank & Trust Pledges $5,000 in Matching Funds to Five Hancock County Food Pantries

Bar Harbor, Maine - Bar Harbor Bank & Trust has pledged a total of $5,000 in matching donations to five Hancock County food pantries. The Bank will match up to $1,000 of donations made to each of the food pantries between November 26 and December 2. Read more.

11/15/23

Bar Harbor Bank & Trust Employees Donate More Than $18,000 Collected in Q3 2023 to Eight Nonprofit Organizations

Bar Harbor, Maine - Bar Harbor Bank & Trust employees recently presented more than $18,000 in donations collected through the Bank’s employee-driven charitable giving program, Casual for a Cause, to eight nonprofit organizations serving Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont residents. The recipients of the donations for Q3 2023 are: Humane Society of Waterville Area, Maine Veterans’ Homes-Machias, Mano en Mano, and Phillips-Strickland House in Maine; American Legion Department of New Hampshire and Barbara C. Harris Camp & Conference Center in New Hampshire; and Safer Society Foundation and South Royalton Area Food Shelf in Vermont. Read more.

11/9/23

Sue Thresher Promoted to Branch Relationship Manager at Bar Harbor Bank & Trust’s South Royalton Location

South Royalton, Vermont - Sue Thresher has been promoted to Branch Relationship Manager for the Bank’s location in South Royalton, Vermont. In this role, she leads a team of banking professionals to provide solutions and guidance to help individuals, families, and businesses in South Royalton and surrounding towns meet their financial goals. Read more.

11/8/23

Bar Harbor Bank & Trust Makes Donation to The Foundation for New Hampshire Community Colleges to Help Eliminate Food Insecurity

Concord, New Hampshire - Bar Harbor Bank & Trust has donated $1,000 to The Foundation for New Hampshire Community Colleges to support the organization’s efforts to eliminate food insecurity of students who reside in Manchester, Concord, and Nashua region. The Bank’s donation will be directed to NHTI’s Lynx Pantry, which provides NHTI students with free food options. Read more.

11/1/23

Amber Millikan Joins Bar Harbor Bank & Trust as Branch Relationship Manager for Hanover Location

Hanover, New Hampshire - Amber Millikan has joined Bar Harbor Bank & Trust as a Branch Relationship Manager for the Bank’s location in Hanover, New Hampshire. In this role, she leads a team of banking professionals to provide solutions and guidance to help individuals, families, and businesses in Hanover and surrounding towns meet their financial goals. Read more.












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