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Updated: November 17, 2023

Androscoggin Bank hires COO with diverse industry experience

Androscoggin Bank, based in Lewiston, has appointed Kate Rush as the next executive vice president and chief operating officer.

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Kate Rush

During her time working in various industries, the bank said in a news release, she has acquired a variety of skills in various industries, including operations, technology, finance and innovation.

“Kate is an incredible addition to our team,” said Neil Kiely, CEO and president of Androscoggin Bank. “She brings a wide-ranging wealth of experience as well as a purpose driven, innovative approach that aligns perfectly with who we are and where we are going as a company.”

Prior to joining the bank, the Newport resident was vice president of corporate development at Tilson Technology Management. She also held a leadership position at Bangor Savings Bank. 

Rush holds an undergraduate degree in engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute and an MBA from the University of Hartford. 

She is an active member of the community, serving on the Good Shepherd Food Bank board and as a trustee of the Maine Community College System. Ruch also holds a membership on the Newport Town Council, and contributes to the Working Communities Challenge Steering Committee.

Androscoggin Bank has $1.42 million in total assets and ranks No. 11 among the largest Maine-based banks, based on assets as of June 30, 2022, according to the Mainebiz Book of Lists.

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