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11/26/21

Hattie A. & Fred C. Lynam Trust Awards More Than $135,000 to Mount Desert Island Organizations

Bar Harbor, Maine - Bar Harbor Trust Services is pleased to announce that, through the Hattie A. & Fred C. Lynam Trust, more than $135,000 has been awarded to 33 organizations serving the people of Mount Desert Island. The Lynam Trust, managed by Bar Harbor Trust Services, 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.

11/17/21

Colleen Paquette Promoted to Assistant Vice President, Branch Relationship Manager at Bar Harbor Bank & Trust

Bradford, New Hampshire - Colleen Paquette has been promoted to Assistant Vice President, Branch Relationship Manager at Bar Harbor Bank & Trust. She leads the retail banking teams at the Bank’s locations in Bradford and Newbury in providing solutions and guidance to help individuals, families, and businesses meet their financial goals. Read more.

11/16/21

Bar Harbor Bank & Trust Employees Donate More Than $11,000 Collected in Q3 2021 to Nonprofit Organizations

Bar Harbor, Maine - Bar Harbor Bank & Trust recently presented donations totaling more than $11,000 to four Northern New England nonprofit organizations from its employee-driven charitable giving program, Casual for A Cause. The recipients of the contributions collected in Q3 2021 are: Easterseals New Hampshire, Safe Harbor Recovery Home for Women and Children, Veterans Inc., and Vermont Institute for Natural Science. Read more.

11/15/21

Bar Harbor Bank & Trust to Match Up to $3,000 in Donations to Friends in Action and Island Connections for GivingTuesday

Bar Harbor, Maine - Bar Harbor Bank & Trust has pledged to match up to $3,000 in donations to local nonprofit organizations Friends in Action and Island Connections in honor of GivingTuesday, global day of generosity that will take place on November 30, 2021. Anyone that wants to participate simply has to make a donation to one or both of the nonprofits, and the Bank will match the donation dollar for dollar, with a maximum gift of $1,500 per organization. Read more.

11/8/21

Denel McIntire Joins Bar Harbor Bank & Trust’s Residential Lending Team

Woodstock, Vermont - Denel McIntire has joined Bar Harbor Bank & Trust’s Residential Lending Team as Assistant Vice President (AVP), Mortgage Loan Originator (NMLS# 696382). In this role, he will be helping individuals and families in Vermont, with a focus on the Greater Woodstock area, find the right financing solutions for their homes. Read more.

11/4/21

Bert Blais Promoted to Assistant Vice President, Branch Relationship Manager at Bar Harbor Bank & Trust

Randolph, Vermont - Bert Blais has been promoted to Assistant Vice President, Branch Relationship Manager at Bar Harbor Bank & Trust. He leads the retail banking teams at the Bank’s two locations in Randolph, Vermont, where he and his team provide solutions and guidance to help individuals, families, and businesses meet their financial goals. Read more.

10/26/21

Melissa Case Promoted to Vice President, Branch Relationship Manager at Bar Harbor Bank & Trust

Brandon, Vermont - Melissa Case has been promoted to Vice President, Branch Relationship Manager at Bar Harbor Bank & Trust. She leads the retail banking teams at the Bank’s Brandon, Rochester, and South Royalton locations in providing solutions and guidance to help individuals, families, and businesses meet their financial goals. Read more.

10/21/21

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

Bar Harbor, Maine - Seven Bar Harbor Bank & Trust employees were recently recognized by the Bank’s Senior Executive Team and Chairman of the Board of Directors David Woodside at the Bank’s annual Chairman’s Dinner and Celebration, held October 1 in Bar Harbor, Maine. The event is dedicated to recognizing employees who have demonstrated extraordinary leadership. Read more.

10/19/21

28th Annual David R. Harding Memorial Golf Tournament Raises $15,000 for Mount Desert Island Hospital

Bar Harbor, Maine - Bar Harbor Bank & Trust has announced that $15,000 was raised for the Mount Desert Island Hospital during the 28th Annual David R. Harding Memorial Golf Tournament. The event is a tribute to longtime member and chairman of the board of Bar Harbor Bankshares, David R. Harding, and recognizes Mr. Harding’s generous support of charitable organizations and his legacy of community involvement. Read more.

10/5/21

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

Bar Harbor, Maine - Bar Harbor Bankshares (NYSE American: BHB), the parent company of Bar Harbor Bank & Trust, is pleased to announce that the Bank has been recognized as one of “America’s Best Banks” by Newsweek. Read more.

10/5/21

Thomas Haggerty Joins Bar Harbor Bank & Trust as AVP, Branch Relationship Manager for Lebanon Locations

Lebanon, New Hampshire - Thomas Haggerty has joined Bar Harbor Bank & Trust as Assistant Vice President, Branch Relationship Manager for the Bank’s two locations in Lebanon, New Hampshire. In this role, he leads a team of banking professionals to provide solutions and guidance to help individuals, families, and businesses in the community meet their financial goals. Read more.

9/20/21

Kayla Ladabour-Tracy Joins Bar Harbor Bank & Trust as Branch Relationship Manager for Waterville Location

Waterville, Maine - Kayla Ladabour-Tracy has joined Bar Harbor Bank & Trust as Branch Relationship Manager for the Bank’s location in Waterville, Maine. In this role, she leads a team of banking professionals to provide solutions and guidance to help individuals, families, and businesses in the community meet their financial goals. Read more.

9/7/21

Bar Harbor Bank & Trust Pledges $60,000 to Support Mount Desert Island Hospital’s Fixed-Place MRI Campaign

Bar Harbor, Maine - Bar Harbor Bank & Trust has pledged a $60,000 gift to support Mount Desert Island Hospital’s Fixed-Place MRI Campaign, which will fund the hospital’s first-ever fixed-place magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) system. The campaign is also funding the construction of an addition to the hospital to house the new MRI system. Read more.

9/2/21

Bar Harbor Trust Services Accepting Applications for Hattie A. & Fred C. Lynam Trust Grants until September 18

Bar Harbor, Maine - Bar Harbor Trust Services is accepting applications for the 2021 Hattie A. & Fred C. Lynam Trust grants now through September 18, 2021. The Lynam Trust, which is managed by Bar Harbor Trust Services, was established in 1942 and supports charitable, religious, and educational organizations serving the people of Mount Desert Island. Grant awards typically range between $500 and $5,000. Read more.

8/26/21

Donald Bisson Joins Charter Trust Company as Senior Vice President, Senior Investment Officer

Concord, New Hampshire - Donald Bisson has joined Charter Trust Company, a subsidiary of Bar Harbor Bank & Trust, as Senior Vice President, Senior Investment Officer. In this role, he is responsible for developing and executing investment strategies to meet the goals of individual client accounts. Read more.

8/23/21

Stacie Madrid Promoted to Branch Relationship Manager for Bar Harbor Bank & Trust Bangor Locations

Bangor, Maine - Stacie Madrid has been promoted to Branch Relationship Manager of two of Bar Harbor Bank & Trust’s branches located in Bangor, Maine. In this role, she leads a team of banking professionals to provide solutions and guidance to help individuals, families, and businesses in the community meet their financial goals. Read more.

8/17/21

Bar Harbor Bank & Trust Employees Donate More Than $9,600 Collected in Q2 2021 to Nonprofit Organizations

Bar Harbor, Maine - Bar Harbor Bank & Trust recently presented donations totaling more than $9,600 to five Northern New England nonprofit organizations from its employee-driven charitable giving program, Casual for A Cause. The recipients of the contributions collected in Q2 2021 are: Boots2Roots, Chandler Center for the Arts, NextStep Domestic Violence Project, Paramount Theatre, and West Central Behavior Health. Read more.

8/2/21

John O’Neill Joins Bar Harbor Bank & Trust as Assistant Vice President, Community Banking Relationship Manager

Brunswick, Maine - John O’Neill has joined Bar Harbor Bank & Trust as Assistant Vice President, Community Banking Relationship Manager. In this role, he helps entrepreneurs in Central Maine find the right financing and deposit solutions for their small businesses. Read more.

7/29/21

Crystal Richards Joins Bar Harbor Bank & Trust as Vice President, Regional Relationship Manager

Ellsworth, Maine - Crystal Richards has joined Bar Harbor Bank & Trust as Vice President, Regional Relationship Manager. In this role, she is responsible for developing relationships with business owners in the Downeast Maine market and matching them with the best solutions to meet their financial needs. Read more.

7/26/21

Paul Ingram Joins Bar Harbor Bank & Trust as Vice President of Finance

Bar Harbor, Maine - Paul Ingram has joined Bar Harbor Bank & Trust as Vice President of Finance. He has more than 22 years of finance experience, and in this new role, he is responsible for providing financial analysis and profitability reporting to the Bank’s senior executive team. Read more.

7/22/21

Bar Harbor Bank & Trust Awards Career Technology Education Scholarships to 15 Northern New England High School Graduates

Bar Harbor, Maine - Bar Harbor Bank & Trust has named 15 recent high school graduates as recipients of the Bank’s 2021 Career Technology Education Scholarship. The $1,000 award is presented to students in Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont who attended a technical career program as part of their high school curriculum and are planning to attend college or a technical school after graduation. Read more.

7/14/21

Kara Page Promoted to Branch Relationship Manager for Bar Harbor Bank & Trust Bangor Location

Bangor, Maine - Kara Page has been promoted to Branch Relationship Manager for Bar Harbor Bank & Trust’s branch located on Main Street in Bangor, Maine. In this role, she leads a team of banking professionals to provide solutions and guidance to help individuals, families, and businesses in the community meet their financial goals. Read more.

7/12/21

Jessica Judd Joins Bar Harbor Bank & Trust as Assistant Vice President, Branch Relationship Manager for Newport Location

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

7/7/21

Katherine Paine Promoted to Branch Relationship Manager for Bar Harbor Bank & Trust New London Location

New London, New Hampshire - Katherine Paine has been promoted to Branch Relationship Manager for Bar Harbor Bank & Trust’s branch located on Newport Road in New London, New Hampshire. In this role, she leads a team of banking professionals to provide solutions and guidance to help individuals, families, and businesses in the community meet their financial goals. Read more.

7/7/2021

Bar Harbor Bank & Trust Pledges $25,000 to Support Charles M. Sumner Learning Campus

Sullivan, Maine - Bar Harbor Bank & Trust has pledged a $25,000 gift to support the Charles M. Sumner Learning Campus, the new Regional School Unit (RSU) 24 public school that is currently under construction in Sullivan, Maine. The new school will serve students in grades 6-12 who reside in nine towns in Hancock and Washington counties. The Bank’s donation will be directed to fund new learning technology and industrial arts equipment for the campus. Read more.

7/6/2021

Brian Cheddar Promoted to Branch Relationship Manager for Bar Harbor Bank & Trust’s Hanover Location

Hanover, New Hampshire - Brian Cheddar has been promoted to Branch Relationship Manager for Bar Harbor Bank & Trust’s location in Hanover, New Hampshire. In this role, he leads a team of banking professionals to provide solutions and guidance to help individuals, families, and businesses in the community meet their financial goals. Read more.

6/30/2021

Courtney Bonsant Promoted to Branch Relationship Manager for Bar Harbor Bank & Trust’s South China Location

South China, Maine - Courtney Bonsant has been promoted to Branch Relationship Manager for Bar Harbor Bank & Trust’s location in South China, Maine. In this role, she leads a team of banking professionals to provide solutions and guidance to help individuals, families, and businesses in the community meet their financial goals. Read more.

6/22/2021

William Bennett Joins Bar Harbor Bank & Trust’s Commercial Banking Team

Bangor, Maine - William “Tommy” Bennett has joined Bar Harbor Bank & Trust’s Community Banking Team as Assistant Vice President, Community Banking Relationship Manager. In this role, he helps entrepreneurs in the Central Maine area find the right financing and deposit solutions for their small businesses. Read more.

6/16/2021

Elliott Hale Joins Bar Harbor Bank & Trust’s Commercial Banking Team

New London, New Hampshire – Elliott Hale has joined Bar Harbor Bank & Trust’s Community Banking Team as Assistant Vice President, Community Banking Relationship Manager. In this role, he helps entrepreneurs in Central New Hampshire find the right financing and deposit solutions for their small businesses. Read more.

6/7/2021

Erin Small Joins Bar Harbor Bank & Trust as Branch Relationship Manager for Rutland Location

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

6/2/2021

Nate Franck Joins Bar Harbor Bank & Trust as VP, Portfolio Manager

Portland, Maine - Nate Franck has joined Bar Harbor Bank & Trust as Vice President, Portfolio Manager. In this role, he will support the management, administration, and growth of the Bank’s middle market loan portfolio, which is comprised of the Bank’s largest and most complex commercial relationships. He will work with his Commercial Banking colleagues to help connect middle market businesses in Northern New England with products and solutions that will help them achieve their financial goals. Read more.

5/24/2021

Bar Harbor Bank & Trust Employees Donate More Than $10,000 Collected in Q1 2021 to Nonprofit Organizations

Bar Harbor, Maine - Bar Harbor Bank & Trust recently presented donations totaling more than $10,000 to six Northern New England nonprofit organizations from its employee-driven charitable giving program, Casual for A Cause. The recipients of the contributions collected in Q1 2021 are: Bangor Area Homeless Shelter, Coastal Washington County Institute of Technology, Girls Inc., Mid-Maine Homeless Shelter, NewStory Center, and Safeline Inc. Read more.

4/27/2021

Liza McSwain Joins Bar Harbor Bank & Trust as Assistant Vice President, Branch Relationship Manager for Claremont Location

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

4/12/2021

Chris St. Aubin Joins Bar Harbor Bank & Trust as Vice President, Information Security Officer

Ellsworth, Maine - Chris St. Aubin has joined Bar Harbor Bank & Trust as Vice President, Information Security Officer. In this role, he is responsible for maintaining safe and secure technical systems and the physical environment that protects the Bank’s customers, data, and employees from cyberattacks and other security threats. Read more.

4/8/2021

Whitney West-Poss Joins Bar Harbor Bank & Trust as Branch Relationship Manager for Sunapee Location

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

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