Camden, Maine, October 26, 2021 – Camden National Bank announced that its Northern Region Commercial Banking team is growing with the addition of Craig Day, promoted to Vice President, Commercial Banking Officer, as well as Mark Vanidestine and Will Hatt, who are both new to Camden National Bank. In his new role, Day develops and manages commercial banking relationships primarily in the greater Augusta/Waterville area. Hatt, Senior Vice President, Commercial Banking Officer, develops and manages commercial relationships in the greater Ellsworth and Downeast region, and Vanidestine, Vice President, Commercial Banking Officer, in the greater Bangor area.
“Our team is pleased to welcome Craig, Will, and Mark to our growing division,” said Nate Cotnoir, Senior Vice President, Director of Commercial Banking for the Northern Region. “Each of these commercial banking experts brings deep experience as well as a strong commitment to their customers and communities.”
Day has served on the Business Banking team at Camden National Bank for five years, managing banking relationships for many small businesses in Central Maine to help them grow and thrive. Previously, he worked at Bank of America in retail banking and card services, and he is a graduate from the University of Southern Maine. Day is also active in the local community, where has served on the City of Waterville and Colby College Steering Committee, the Mid-Maine Business Expansion and Retention Committee, and the School Board for St. John’s Regional Catholic School. Currently, Craig serves on the Town of Winslow’s Comprehensive Planning Committee.
With over 25 years of experience in commercial banking, Hatt joins Camden National Bank from CUSO Mortgage/Business Lending Solutions LLC, a privately held commercial lending institution owned by Maine Credit Unions, where he served as Senior Vice President, Chief Operating Officer. He attended a 3-year on-site program on bank management at the Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania, and Georgetown University. He currently lives in Dedham, Maine.
Vanidestine brings more than 17 years of experience in banking, and most recently, he served as Vice President, Business Banking Relationship Manager at Peoples United Bank. He received his Master of Science in Business from Husson University, and he has deep family ties to the greater Bangor area where he will be based.
About Camden National Bank
Camden National Corporation (NASDAQ:CAC) is the largest publicly traded bank holding company in Northern New England with $5.2 billion in assets and approximately 600 employees. Camden National Bank, its subsidiary, is a full-service community bank founded in 1875 in Camden, Maine. Dedicated to customers at every stage of their financial journey, the bank offers the latest in digital banking, complemented by personalized service with 58 banking centers, 24/7 live phone support, 68 ATMs, and additional lending offices in New Hampshire and Massachusetts. For the past three years, Camden National Bank was named a Customer Experience (CX) Leader by independent research firm, Greenwich Associates. In 2020, it received awards in two CX categories: U.S. Retail Banking and U.S. Commercial Small Business. The Finance Authority of Maine has awarded Camden National Bank as Lender at Work for Maine for eleven years, and the bank was included in the 2021 list of Best Places to Work in Maine. Comprehensive wealth management, investment and financial planning services are delivered by Camden National Wealth Management. To learn more, visit CamdenNational.com. Member FDIC.