Bar Harbor Bank & Trust Announces the Promotion of Barbora Higgins

Barbora HigginsHampden, Maine (May 30, 2019) – Bar Harbor Bank & Trust is pleased to announce the promotion of Barbora Higgins to Vice President, Commercial Credit Team Leader. Barbora joined the bank in 2017 as AVP, Senior Credit Analyst, underwriting complex real estate and commercial and industrial loans. With her promotion, Barbora will now manage the commercial credit function in Maine, supervising three other employees.
“Since joining Bar Harbor Bank & Trust, Barbora has impressed everyone with her extensive knowledge base, productivity, and professionalism, and she has exhibited the best of our brand behaviors,” said John Mercier, EVP/ Chief Lending Officer with Bar Harbor Bank & Trust.
In the community, Barbora serves on the audit committee of the Eastern Maine Development Corporation and, for the past year, has been a classroom volunteer with Junior Achievement of Maine. She earned her MBA from the University of Maine, Orono. Barbora and her husband, Duane, live in Brewer, Maine, with their two young children, Oliver and Josephine.
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 or call 888-853-7100. Member FDIC.