Camden National Wealth Management Advisor Earns Prestigious CEPA Credential
Camden, Maine, February 27, 2024 – With a strong commitment to supporting businesses, Camden National Bank continues to help business owners navigate complex financial and business succession decisions and is proud to announce that Camden National Wealth Management’s advisor Marsha Osgood Connors has earned the Certified Exit Planning Advisor (CEPA) certification.
Camden National Bank Hires Oscar Moreno as Senior Vice President, Director of Commercial Banking
Camden, Maine, January 10, 2024 — Camden National Bank announced today that Oscar Moreno has joined the company as senior vice president, director of commercial banking in New Hampshire. Moreno brings more than 22 years of experience managing sales teams, cultivating new business, and increasing the presence of numerous New England banks.
Finding Our Voices Gets Big Boost From Camden National Bank
Camden, Maine, December 21, 2023 — Finding Our Voices has received a $7,500 grant from Camden National Bank. The donation will boost two key programs of the grassroots nonprofit breaking the silence of domestic abuse across Maine: The Get Out Stay Out Fund and dating-abuse awareness in schools
Camden National Bank Grants $2,000 to New Hope Midcoast
Camden, Maine, December 20, 2023 — Camden National Bank is pleased to announce that Vera Rand Roberts of New Hope Midcoast has been awarded a Spotlight Award and $2,000 grant as part of the 2023 Leaders & Luminaries Awards.
Camden National Bank Names New Chief Credit Officer
Camden, Maine, December 14, 2023 — Camden National Bank announced today that Ryan Smith, an executive vice president who has been with the bank since 2012, has assumed the role of chief credit officer. Smith succeeded Timothy Nightingale, Camden National Bank’s long-serving chief credit officer, who retired for personal health reasons.
Camden National Bank Grants $22,000 to Winners of 2023 Leaders & Luminaries Awards
Camden, Maine, December 8, 2023 — Camden National Bank is pleased to announce the winners of the 2023 Leaders & Luminaries Awards and provide $22,000 in grants for their respective nonprofit organizations.
Camden National Bank Promotes from Within for Two Senior Leadership Roles
Camden, Maine, December 7, 2023 — Camden National Bank is pleased to announce two promotions to retail senior leadership positions. Geoffrey Grayson has been promoted to senior vice president, director of retail sales strategy, and Christopher Byron has been promoted to vice president, retail regional director.
Camden National Bank Recognized for Outstanding Commitment to Small Business Growth
Camden, Maine, November 20, 2023 — The Finance Authority of Maine (FAME) presented Camden National Bank with the “Lender at Work for Maine” award at its 40th Anniversary Celebration. This marks the thirteenth time Camden National Bank has been awarded this distinction for assisting small businesses with support and capital as they play a critical role in fueling the economy and providing jobs and services to communities.
Camden National Bank Donates More than $50,000 to Support the Immediate and Long-Term Needs of Lewiston-Auburn Community
Camden, Maine, November 9, 2023 — Camden National Bank has announced it will donate more than $50,000 to provide both immediate aid and long-term support to the Lewiston-Auburn community in response to the recent tragic event.
Camden National Bank Employees Collect Donations for Local Nonprofits
Camden, Maine, November 6, 2023 — Camden National Bank has announced a community donation of more than 9,000 school supplies to nonprofits across Northern New England. Employees throughout the region collected pens, pencils, notebooks, and other supplies at the company’s 57 banking centers and also made personal contributions at Camden National Bank’s annual employee appreciation event.
Camden National Bank Celebrates Employees with 2023 Commitment Awards
Camden, Maine, September 21, 2023 — Camden National Bank is proud to announce the 14 employees recognized at its annual employee appreciation event. The Commitment Awards honor a select group of employees who demonstrate and serve as role models of the bank’s vision and core values, and who provide outstanding work, excellent customer service, and a dedication to promoting inclusion and belonging in the workplace.
Camden National Bank Hires Matthew Witten as Senior Vice President, Director of Information Security
Camden, Maine, September 5, 2023 — Camden National Bank announced today that Matthew Witten has joined the company as senior vice president, director of information security. With two decades of experience, Witten brings a deep understanding of how an organization’s commitment to maintaining the integrity and confidentiality of customer financial data empowers users to confidently utilize services without the fear of cyber risks.
Camden National Corporation Appoints Simon Griffiths as Successor to CEO
Camden, Maine, August 21, 2023 — The Board of Directors of Camden National Corporation (NASDAQ: CAC) and its wholly owned subsidiary, Camden National Bank (together, “Camden National” or the “Bank”), today announced the appointment of Simon Griffiths, age 50, as the successor to current President and Chief Executive Officer, Gregory Dufour, age 63, effective December 31, 2023.
Camden National Bank Named to 2023 List of Best Places to Work in Maine
Camden, Maine, August 14, 2023 — Camden National Bank has once again been named to the list of “Best Places to Work in Maine.” This is the third consecutive year Camden National Bank has earned this honor.
Camden National Bank Now Accepting 2023 Leaders & Luminaries Nominations
to Honor Outstanding Nonprofit Board Members
Camden, Maine, June 28, 2023 — Camden National Bank announced today that nominations are now open for the 2023 Leaders & Luminaries Awards. The annual awards honor four outstanding nonprofit board members who go above and beyond to dedicate themselves to strategic leadership and advancing their organizations, with a total of $20,000 in grants available.
Joanne Campbell receives ABA Distinguished Service Awards for Risk
Camden, Maine, June 14, 2023 — Joanne Campbell, executive vice president of enterprise risk management and chief risk officer for Camden National Bank, today received the 2023 American Bankers Association’s Distinguished Service Award for Risk.
Camden National Bank Appoints David Ackley as Chief Risk Officer
Camden, Maine, May 31, 2023 — Camden National Bank today announced that David Ackley Jr. will be promoted to Executive Vice President and assume the Chief Risk Officer role upon Joanne Campbell’s retirement on July 7, 2023.
Camden National Bank Ranked in the Top 20 of “World’s Best Banks” by Forbes for the Third Year
Camden, Maine, April 19, 2023 — Camden National Bank was named to Forbes 2023 World’s Best Banks List for the third consecutive year, ranking in the top 20 of U.S. banks being recognized. The recognition results from a collaboration between Forbes and Statista to conduct a consumer survey that evaluated feedback from 48,000 banking customers across 32 countries. The banks that earned a spot were evaluated in categories such as digital services, customer services, financial advice, and trust.
Brandon Boey Elevated to Senior Vice President, General Counsel & Director of Compliance at Camden National Bank
Camden, Maine, March 21, 2023 – Camden National Bank announced that Brandon Boey was promoted to Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Director of Compliance. In his new role as General Counsel, he will oversee the management of legal, corporate, and business matters pertaining to the bank. As Director of Compliance, he ensures that the bank's policies, procedures, and practices adhere to federal regulations.
Kathleen Bellmore Promoted to Senior Vice President, Talent Acquisition & Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer at Camden National Bank
Camden, Maine, March 13, 2023 – Camden National Bank announced that Kathleen (Kate) Bellmore was promoted to Senior Vice President, Talent Acquisition & Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Officer. In her new role, she will continue to lead the organization’s talent acquisition function while also leading the Bank’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) efforts. Under her leadership, the Bank will expand its diverse talent pipelines and build upon its strong foundation to shape an environment where diverse voices and backgrounds continue to be welcomed and heard.
Camden National Bank Receives the Above and Beyond Award from Employer Support of the National Guard and Reserve
Camden, Maine, February 27, 2023 – Camden National Bank has been awarded the Above and Beyond Award by the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), an office within the Department of Defense. The award recognizes employers who have exceeded the legal requirements of the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act by providing their National Guard and Reserve employees additional, non-mandated benefits such as differential or full pay to offset lost wages, extended health benefits, and other similar benefits.
Camden National Bank Donates $30,000 in Employees’ Honor
Camden, Maine, February 06, 2023 – Camden National Bank has announced a special community donation in honor of employee volunteerism for the third consecutive year. Employees who reached a set amount of volunteer hours in 2022 were given the opportunity to select a nonprofit organization of their choice to receive a special donation of $250 from Camden National Bank on their behalf. In total, $29,250 was donated to 106 organizations, bringing the total amount of donations for the past three years to nearly $100,000, on behalf of employee volunteer efforts.