05/30/2012 Bar Harbor Bank & Trust Announces the Promotion of Lester Porter
Ellsworth, Maine — Joseph M. Murphy, President and CEO of Bar Harbor Bank & Trust, along with the Board of Directors, is pleased to announce the following promotion:
Lester Porter, Assistant Vice President/Assistant Controller has been promoted to Vice President and Assistant Controller.
Lester Porter, VP/Assistant Controller has been with Bar Harbor Bank & Trust for twelve years. As Assistant Controller, Lester is responsible for budgeting, forecasting, filing regulatory reports, and analyzing the bank's financial statements on a daily basis looking for anomalies and trends. When he began his banking career over forty years ago, Lester was Assistant Cashier at what is now Key Bank. From there he held the positions of Treasurer, Accounting Manger, and spent ten years as a Field Examiner in the Structured Finance department. Lester maintains homes in Bar Harbor and Augusta, and enjoys relaxing with his wife and their two grown children at their cottage on Poverty Pond in Newfield.
Please join us in congratulating Lester on his promotion and ongoing contribution to the Bank's overall success.
Bar Harbor Bank & Trust, celebrating 125 years of service, is a community bank with more than $1 billion in assets. Founded in 1887, they offer a full range of financial services and products for families, businesses, and non-profit organizations throughout Maine with more than a dozen locations along the coast. Bar Harbor Bank & Trust is a subsidiary of Bar Harbor Bankshares (AMEX:BHB) and is named one of the 2011 Best Places to Work in Maine. For more information call 207-288-3314 or go to www.bhbt.com.