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4/17/2018

Charles Seugling joins Bar Harbor Bank & Trust as VP, Regional Market Manager

Concord, New Hampshire – Charles William Seugling IV has joined Bar Harbor Bank & Trust, as Vice President, Regional Market Manager for the Southern New Hampshire Region. In this role, Charles will provide direct, local leadership and support for branch managers, ensuring the delivery of a superior customer experience. Branches under his management include: Concord, Nashua, Peterborough, Hillsborough and Milford. Read more>

4/11/2018

Bar Harbor Bankshares Announces Senior Vice President Promotions

Bar Harbor, Maine – Bar Harbor Bankshares, is pleased to announce the promotion of four employees to the title of Senior Vice President: Kimberly Nason, Lara Horner, Lorraine Ivers and John Williams. Read more>

3/26/2018

Bar Harbor Bank & Trust Provides Funding for MDI High School Robotics Team

Bar Harbor, Maine – Bar Harbor Bank & Trust made a $2,500 contribution to the Mount Desert Island High School Robotics Team to help defray the cost for the team to participate in the World Competition, April 24-28 in Kentucky. Read more>

3/7/2018

Bar Harbor Bankshares Offers Scholarship for High School Graduating Seniors

Bar Harbor, Maine – Bar Harbor Bankshares is pleased to announce the availability of a $1,500 scholarship for high school graduating seniors who are going on to college. The deadline to apply is May 1, 2018. Applications are available at any branch of Bar Harbor Bank & Trust and Lake Sunapee Bank, and can also be found online at www.bhbt.com. Read more>

1/23/2018

Jamee King joins Lake Sunapee Bank as Branch Relationship Manager - Bradford

Bradford, NH (January 23, 2018) – Jamee King has joined Lake Sunapee Bank, a division of Bar Harbor Bank & Trust, as Branch Relationship Manager of the Bradford branch at 115 East Main Street. In this role, Jamee will lead the branch team in providing a high level of customer service and building mutually rewarding relationships with community members of the Bradford area. Read more >

1/22/2018
Bar Harbor Bank & Trust hires new EVP of Retail Delivery - Marion Colombo

Bar Harbor, Maine (January 22, 2018) – Marion Colombo has joined Bar Harbor Bank & Trust as Executive Vice President of Retail Delivery, effective February 12, 2018. Ms. Colombo joins Bar Harbor Bank & Trust with over 30 years of experience in retail banking. She is responsible for retail strategy and delivery and will work closely with our teams to ensure that customers experience consistently outstanding service across all 49 locations in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont. Read more >

1/12/2018

Bar Harbor Bank & Trust Donates $12,340 through 'Community Commitment' program in 2017

Bar Harbor, Maine (January 12, 2018) – Bar Harbor Bank & Trust in partnership with its employees and directors donated $12,340 through the Bank’s Community Commitment program during 2017. The non-profit organizations receiving these funds included: MDI Community Campfire Coalition, Deer Isle and Stonington Fire Departments, Born to Fly, Brunswick Landing YMCA, SPCA of Hancock County, The Ark Animal Shelter, Arise Addiction Recovery, Grace Academy, Harrington Elementary School PTSG, The Big House, Southwest Harbor Playground Renovation Fund, Lubec Fire Association and Acadia Community Association. Read more >

1/11/2018

Daniel Ladd joins Lake Sunapee Bank as Branch Relationship Manager- Sunapee

Sunapee, New Hampshire (January 11, 2018) – Daniel Ladd has joined Lake Sunapee Bank, a division of Bar Harbor Bank & Trust, as Branch Relationship Manager of the Sunapee branch at 565 Route 11. In this role, Dan will lead the branch team in providing a high level of customer service and building mutually rewarding relationships with members of the Lake Sunapee community. Read more >

1/10/2018

Lake Sunapee Bank Announces Promotions of Marion Steiner and Michael Hannon

Lebanon, New Hampshire (January 10, 2018) – Lake Sunapee Bank, a division of Bar Harbor Bank & Trust, is pleased to announce the promotion of two employees to the title of Assistant Vice President: Marion Steiner, Assistant Vice President, Branch Relationship Manager and Michael Hannon, Assistant Vice President, Mortgage Loan Originator. Both work at the Heater Road branch in Lebanon, New Hampshire. Read more >

1/9/2018

Lake Sunapee Bank's Sherry Seskin Appointed to Vice President, Treasury Services Sales Officer

Nashua, New Hampshire (January 9, 2018) – Lake Sunapee Bank, a division of Bar Harbor Bank & Trust, is pleased to announce Sherry Seskin’s appointment to Vice President, Treasury Services Sales Officer. Prior to this appointment, Sherry served as VP, Regional Relationship Manager. With these new responsibilities, Sherry will continue to work from of the Bank’s office at 188 Main Street, Nashua. Read more >

1/8/2018

Lake Sunapee Bank Supports Library Arts Center

Newport, New Hampshire (January 8, 2018) – Lake Sunapee Bank, a division of Bar Harbor Bank & Trust, is pleased to announce its commitment to support the Newport Library Arts Center Gallery and Studio with a three year pledge to the Arts Center’s endowment fund. Read more >

12/15/2017

Lindsay Miles joins Lake Sunapee Bank as Branch Relationship Manager - Randolph 

Randolph, VT (December 15, 2017) – Lindsay Miles has joined Lake Sunapee Bank, a division of Bar Harbor Bank & Trust, as Branch Relationship Manager of the Randolph branch in the Justin Morgan Plaza at 189 Vermont Route 12 South. In this role, Lindsay will lead the branch team in providing a high level of customer service and building mutually rewarding relationships with members of the community. Read more >

12/11/2017

Bar Harbor Bank & Trust hires Barbora Higgins, AVP, Senior Credit Analyst

Bar Harbor, Maine (December 11, 2017) – Barbora Higgins has joined Bar Harbor Bank & Trust as Assistant Vice President, Senior Credit Analyst. With over 14 years of banking experience, Barbora is an experienced credit professional. Since 2007 she has been working in the Maine financial services industry, most recently as a Commercial Credit Analyst, underwriting large real estate and commercial and industrial loans. Earlier in her career she worked as a bank examiner with the Maine Bureau of Financial Institutions. Barbora earned her bachelor’s degree from Eastern Illinois University and her MBA from the University of Maine, Orono. Read more >

12/5/2017

Bar Harbor Bank & Trust Employees Help with Maine Seacoast Mission Christmas Program

Bar Harbor, Maine (December 5, 2017) – For almost two decades, Bar Harbor Bank & Trust employees have been donating gifts to the Maine Seacoast Mission Christmas Program and this year is no exception. The Bank’s involvement has been spearheaded all these years by Pam Farnsworth, Loan Specialist, who contacts the Mission, organizes the collection, and delivers all of the gifts to the Mission for distribution. This year the Bank asked for a list of 150 people needing gifts, rather than the usual 100. A list of individuals was provided referencing age, gender and wish; the majority of which were seniors. Half of the names were claimed within a day, by Bank employees at all locations from Lubec to Topsham. With money donated, a group of employees had fun shopping for the final names on the list. Read more >

11/28/2017

Bar Harbor Bankshares Annual Community Food Drive - Food for Good - Final Results

Bar Harbor, Maine (November 28, 2017) – Bar Harbor Bankshares concluded their annual “Food for Good” community food drive on November 17, 2017. This year the event took place in Maine at 14 Bar Harbor Bank & Trust branches as well as in New Hampshire and Vermont at 35 branches of Lake Sunapee Bank, a division of Bar Harbor Bank & Trust. More than 6,400 food items and over $5,900 were collected and delivered to local food pantries prior to the Thanksgiving holiday. “On behalf of the Bank, I would like to thank everyone who gave a gift of healthy food to our neighbors in need by donating to the food drive,” said Margie Gray at Bar Harbor Bank & Trust. “These gifts helped fill Thanksgiving food baskets and stock the shelves of local food pantries for the winter months ahead.” Read more >

11/24/2017

Bar Harbor Bank & Trust's Michelle Curtis is now Treasury Services Sales Officer

Topsham, Maine (November 24, 2017) – Bar Harbor Bank & Trust is pleased to announce Michelle Curtis’s transition from Senior Vice President, Regional Market Manager/Retail Banking to a new role as Senior Vice President, Treasury Services Sales Officer. Although her responsibilities are changing, Michelle will continue to work from of the Bank’s branch at 2 Main Street, Topsham and can be reached by calling 207-669-6852. Read more >

10/30/2017

Jason Simsay joins Bar Harbor Bank & Trust as VP/Information Security Officer

Bar Harbor, Maine (October 30, 2017) – Jason Simsay has joined Bar Harbor Bank & Trust as Vice President, Information Security Officer. At Bar Harbor Bank & Trust Jason is responsible mainly for developing, implementing and maintaining the Bank’s information security program. Jason is well positioned for this work having almost 20 years’ experience working with information technology in the financial services industry. In addition, he holds a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and Engineering from Bucknell University and is currently working toward his masters’ degree. Jason is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional and has earned many more certifications in his field over the years. Read more >