Champlain National Bank recently announced the following promotions:
Edward P Finnerty, VP to Bank Counsel
As Bank Counsel, Finnerty will handle all legal matters of the Bank, in addition to continuing to represent the Bank in commercial and residential transactions. He will be based out of the Elizabethtown branch but will support all of the Bank’s offices throughout Essex and Clinton counties. An employee of the Bank since January 2003, he served as the Vice President of Loan Production and managed the Loan Operations Department. Finnerty was awarded his law degree by Albany Law School after having graduated Summa Cum Laude from St. John Fisher College. Finnerty resides in Lake Placid where he has been active in many community organizations. Finnerty currently serves as the Secretary of the Rotary Club of Lake Placid and as Treasurer of the Housing Assistance Program of Essex County. He is also the Vice Chair of the Lake Placid Essex County Visitors Bureau.
Denise Kaufman to AVP and Loan Operations Manager
Kaufman, who currently serves as the head of the bank’s consumer loan underwriting and processing, will now also take on the responsibilities of managing the Loan Operations department. She joined Champlain National Bank December of 2001 as a Consumer Mortgage Processor. She is based in Willsboro.
Jacqueline Hallock, AVP to Director of Marketing
Hallock was promoted to Director of Marketing after managing the Lake Placid branch of Champlain National Bank for the past four years. During that time she handled the business development of the bank in the Tri-Lakes region. Hallock joined the bank in June of 2008 and was promoted to Assistant Vice President in 2010. She received a Master of Science from the London School of Economics, and a Bachelor of Arts, cum laude, from St. Lawrence University. She will be based in Willsboro and is a native of Massena.
Kevin Richard to AVP and Director of Information Technology
Kevin Richard was promoted to Director of Information Technology and will be in charge of the bank’s computer system infrastructure. Richard joined the bank in June as the IT Administrator. Before coming to the bank, he worked for the Plattsburgh Press-Republican as the Systems Manager for 19 years. He is a native of the North Country, growing up in Perry’s Mills.
Lori Hebert to Branch Manager
Lori Hebert will be taking over the management of the Plattsburgh office located at 500 Route 3, where she has been working as the Assistant Branch Manager since 2006. Hebert, an employee of the bank since 1996, started as the Head Teller in Champlain. During her time with the bank she has also served as the EFT Supervisor and the Consumer Lending Officer. She is also an officer of the bank. Hebert is active in the Plattsburgh community as a member of the Plattsburgh Kiwanis Breakfast Club and as a member of the Leadership Committee for the Plattsburgh Heart Walk.
Yvonne Alterie to Assistant Cashier
Yvonne Alterie was promoted to an officer of Champlain National Bank. In her current role as the branch manager of the Willsboro office, she is responsible for the business development and client relations for the bank in the Willsboro area. Her career at the bank began in May 2004 as a teller. Since that time, she has worked in Deposit Operations and as a Client Service Representative in Willsboro. In May of 2008 she was promoted to Office Supervisor in Willsboro, 2010 was assigned Office Supervisor of our Downtown Office and in 2012 she was again promoted to Branch Manager of the Willsboro office. Yvonne is a member of Sunrise Rotary in Plattsburgh.
Sean Hall to Office Supervisor
Sean Hall was promoted to Office Supervisor of the Lake Placid branch. Hired in May of 2010, he was quickly promoted to Client Service Representative. Hall earned a Bachelor of Science in business from Paul Smiths College and resides in Lake Placid.