Bar Harbor Bank & Trust honors employees at annual Chairman’s Dinner

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Bar Harbor Bank & Trust presented Emerging Leader Awards to five employees during their annual Chairman’s Dinner and Celebration. Gathered on stage (left to right) are members of the Bank’s Senior Executive Team and winners of the Emerging Leader Awards: Kristie Howe, Josephine Iannelli, Kevin Liberty, Joseph Pratt, Caitlin Dunstan, Rick Maltz, Marion Colombo, Charles Seugling, John Mercier, Neal Blake, and Curtis Simard. Courtesy Photo

BAR HARBOR, Maine – Bar Harbor Bank & Trust presented employee awards at their annual Chairman’s Dinner and Celebration on the evening of May 21 at the Bar Harbor Club in Bar Harbor, Maine. The event is dedicated to recognizing, appreciating and motivating leadership throughout the company.

The Chairman’s Award was presented to Lisa Parsons, SVP Regional Market Manager for Mount Desert Island, Maine and Joe Scully, SVP Director of Security, Technology, and Infrastructure working in Hampden, Maine. Emerging Leader Awards were received by:

  • Caitlin Dunston, VP Corporate Council – Ellsworth, Maine
  • Kevin Liberty, VP Commercial Credit Manager – Manchester, New Hampshire
  • Charles Seugling, VP Regional Market Manager – Manchester, New Hampshire
  • Kristie Howe, VP HR Business Partner – Newport, New Hampshire
  • Neal Blake, VP Assistant Controller – Bar Harbor, Maine

The Chairman’s Award was presented by David Woodside, Chairman of the Board at Bar Harbor Bank & Trust. Chairman’s Award recipients consistently display the Bank’s six brand behaviors: positivity, communication, teamwork, initiative, professionalism, and quality.

“All of our reward recipients are leaders who consistently go above and beyond to ensure the success of their colleagues and our customers,” said Curtis Simard, President and CEO of Bar Harbor Bank & Trust. “Our 2019 Emerging Leader Award winners are a talented group of people, who are superior performers and continue to grow and evolve in their roles.”

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.