Newport, New Hampshire (October 14, 2020) – Raelene Robinson-Garrow has joined Bar Harbor Bank & Trust as Vice President, Mortgage Underwriting & Processing Manager. In this role, she oversees the Bank’s Mortgage Underwriting and Processing teams, which are responsible for evaluating mortgage applications from prospective homebuyers and existing homeowners looking to refinance a home or apply for home equity and construction loans.
Raelene has more than 18 years of banking experience. She began her career in banking as a teller at Mascoma Bank and worked in various roles of increasing leadership responsibility and gained experience in numerous areas of the lending function. Most recently, she served as VP, Credit Administration Manager at Claremont Savings Bank.
Raelene attended Franklin Pierce College and earned an associate’s degree from Community College of Vermont. She has completed numerous courses focused on operations, mortgage, and consumer lending at Northern New England Center for Financial Training. Raelene is a 2018 graduate of Leadership Upper Valley. She is currently enrolled in Cornell University's Performance Leadership Certificate Program.
Raelene currently serves on the Upper Valley United Way Grant Review Board. She was the co-founder/director of the Annual Windsor Community Show, an annual event that ran from 2013-2017 to promote the arts within Windsor, Vermont, and surrounding communities. She also served as a volunteer educator for Junior Achievement.
Raelene, her husband Gary, and their six children live in Windsor, Vermont.
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 $3.6 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 subsidiaries Bar Harbor Trust Services and Charter Trust Company. For more information about Bar Harbor Bank & Trust, visit www.barharbor.bank or call 888-853-7100. Member FDIC.