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June 20, 2018

Weigel, McKim to lead Maine Bankers Assoc.

Photo / Tim Greenway
Photo / Tim Greenway
Patricia Weigel, president and CEO of Norway Savings Bank, has been elected by her peers to lead the Maine Bankers Association, starting on July 1.

About Maine Bankers Association

The Maine Bankers Association represents Maine's banking industry and its 9,000 employees statewide. Maine's 30 retail banks operate 485 offices in nearly every community throughout the state, where they assist Maine's citizens and businesses with financial decisions that improve the quality of life for everyone. With assets exceeding $29 billion, the Maine banking industry is the economic engine for our state.

At the 125th annual meeting of the Maine Bankers Association in South Casco, member banks elected Patricia Weigel, president and CEO of Norway Savings Bank, to head the association beginning July 1.

Weigel joined Norway Savings Bank in 2001 and has worked in the banking industry for 31 years. She is active in the community and serves on the board at Norway Savings Bank. She also serves as board chair of Western Maine Health and is a member of the Professional Development Council of the American Bankers Association.

Tony McKim, President and CEO of First National Bank, was elected vice chair of the association. McKim began his banking career 26 years ago as an internal auditor and held various positions until eventually becoming president. He is involved in many community organizations and founded Acadian Youth Sports, to bring children from grades 3 through 8 together to learn to play sports. He currently a member of American Bankers Association Government Relations Council.

Others who were elected

William Tracy, president and CEO of Auburn Savings Bank, and Robert C. Quentin, president and CEO of Saco & Biddeford Savings Institution, were elected to the association's executive committee for three-year terms expiring June 2021.

John Witherspoon, president and CEO of Skowhegan Savings Bank, was elected for a two-year term expiring June 2020 and William B. Williamson, state president of Bank of America, was elected for a one-year term expiring June 2019.

Members who will continue to serve by virtue of their election in a previous year are: Robert Montgomery-Rice, president and CEO of Bangor Savings Bank; Andrew C. Perry, president and CEO of First Federal Savings and Loan Association of Bath; Lawrence L. Barker, president and CEO of Machias Savings Bank; Scott D. Conant, president and CEO of Damariscotta Bank and Trust Co.; and immediate past chair Andrew E. Silsby, president and CEO of Kennebec Savings Bank.

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