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Camden National Bank Celebrates Employees with 2023 Commitment Awards

Fourteen employees received awards for their outstanding commitment to customers, colleagues, and communities

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.

“We are delighted to celebrate our stakeholders’ devotion to our values, and their efforts to go above and beyond to support our customers and each other,” said Greg Dufour, president and chief executive officer of Camden National Bank. “I’m incredibly fortunate to work with so many talented experts, passionate problem-solvers, and community champions. These individuals, along with all our stakeholders, truly represent this year’s theme of ‘Superheroes.’”

Camden National Bank’s 2023 award winners are:

Officer of the Year:

This is the most prestigious officer award, given to someone who demonstrates a remarkable commitment to Camden National Bank.

Brandon Plourde, Vice President, Financial Planning & Analysis Manager, Camden

Stakeholder of the Year:

This is the most prestigious stakeholder award, given to an employee who demonstrates a remarkable commitment to Camden National Bank.

Kendra Bergelin, Commercial Administration Team Leader, Rockport

Bob Daigle Award for Achievement:

The Bob Daigle Award for Achievement is a special accolade given to an employee who has made a significant contribution to positive change and innovative solutions at Camden National Bank.

Justin Keller, Assistant Vice President, Business Intelligence Analyst, Rockland

Commitment Awards

These awards recognize employees who continuously go the extra mile to provide exceptional service and dedication to their role and the core values of Camden National Bank.


  • Garrett Alofs, Audit & SOX Compliance Officer, Portland
  • Sydney Cough, Digital Banking Specialist, Rockport
  • Victoria Foust, Commercial Loan Administrator Team Leader, Rockport
  • Meaghan Hayden, Mortgage Loan Officer Assistant, Massachusetts
  • Heidi Lawson, Assistant Banking Center Manager, Blue Hill
  • Viktorie Mathiau, Sales & Service Program Manager, Camden
  • Marvin “Larry” Merritt, Facilities Associate, Ellsworth
  • Nashelee Monroy, Customer Care Expert, Rockport
  • Greg Sirois, Retail Regional Director, Northeast Region
  • Lori Theriault, Relationship Banker Swing, Bangor
  • Genna Williamson, Retail Education Specialist, Rockport


These 14 award winners continuously live out Camden National Bank’s “Vision and Core Values” in the impressive work they do to make a difference for its customers, employees, and communities. The employee culture they represent is the foundation of the Bank’s success and its rank in the top 20 of U.S. banks on Forbes’ “2023 World’s Best Banks List” for the third consecutive year, recognition as a Customer Experience (CX) Leader by independent research firm Greenwich Associates, and as one of the “Best Places to Work in Maine” for the third consecutive year.


About Camden National Corporation
Camden National Corporation (NASDAQ: CAC) is the largest publicly traded bank holding company in Northern New England with $5.8 billion in assets and was proudly listed as one of the Best Places to Work in Maine, for the past three years. Founded in 1875, Camden National Bank is a full-service community bank dedicated to customers at every stage of their financial journey. With 24/7 live phone support, 57 banking centers, and additional lending offices in New Hampshire and Massachusetts, Camden National Bank offers the latest in digital banking, complemented by award-winning, personalized service. To learn more, visit Member FDIC. Equal Housing Lender.

Comprehensive wealth management, investment, and financial planning services are delivered by Camden National Wealth Management.