The New Hampshire
Bankers Association (NH Bankers) elected Officers and Directors for the coming fiscal
year during its Annual Meeting held on June 20, 2017. The meeting was attended
by over 100 members of the New Hampshire Banking industry.
NH Banker members
voted to elect Dan Morrison, President and CEO of Optima Bank, as Chairman of
the Board for the coming year. Mr. Morrison,
who previously served as Vice-Chairman, is succeeding Gregg Tewksbury,
President and CEO of Savings Bank of Walpole.
Also elected to the
NH Bankers Executive Committee were Mark Pitkin, President and CEO of Sugar
River Bank, as Vice Chairman; Steve Webb, President-NH of TD Bank, as Treasurer;
and Richard Wallis, President/CEO of Piscataqua Savings Bank, as Secretary. Ron
Magoon, President and CEO of Franklin Savings Bank was approved as a new member
of the NH Bankers Board of Directors.
Re-elected to the NH Bankers Board were Ann R. Lally,
President, Salem Co-operative Bank, and David Mansfield, CEO, The Provident
Bank. They will be joining currently elected board members James O’Neill,
President and CEO, Federal Savings Bank, and Philip Emma, President, Merrimack
County Savings Bank.
Speakers at the event included Senator Judd Gregg, Ken
Burgess, Chair Elect of the American Bankers Association, and Lt. Joe Ebert,
Director of the New Hampshire Information and Analysis Center and Commander of
the State Police Intelligence Unit. Attendees also participated in a live
Action Alert, using their mobile devices to send an advocacy message to their
local and state representatives.
Outgoing NH Bankers Chairman Gregg Tewksbury, President
and CEO of Savings Bank of Walpole (L), congratulates incoming Chairman Dan
Morrison, President and CEO of Optima Bank at NH Bankers Association Annual