Economist Brian Gottlob And Former U.S. Senator Judd Gregg Featured
 
The New Hampshire Bankers Association (NH Bankers) elected Officers and Directors for the coming fiscal year during its Annual Meeting held virtually on June 18, 2021. The meeting was well attended, with over 100 members of the New Hampshire Banking industry.

Kristy Merrill, President of NH Bankers said, “I am deeply grateful to our retiring Chair Rick Wallis and our board for their support and leadership during a challenging year.  With their steadfast guidance we were able to effectively advocate on behalf of our industry, and let the public know of the tireless efforts of our bankers to help keep people in their homes and provide flexibility throughout the pandemic, while they continued to support their communities through lending, charitable giving and community aid – as they always do.” 

NH Banker members voted to elect Reggie Greene, President and CEO of Claremont Savings Bank, as Chair of the Board for the coming year. Mr. Greene, who previously served as Vice-Chair, is succeeding Rick Wallis, President & CEO of Piscataqua Savings Bank. NH Bankers welcomes Christopher Logan, President & CEO, Bank of New Hampshire, to a first 2-year term.  He moves into a slot vacated by longtime board member, Ann Lally, President and CEO, Salem Co-Operative Bank who has served on two separate occasions for 13 years.  

Chair: Reggie Greene, President & CEO, Claremont Savings Bank
Vice Chair: Ron Magoon, President & CEO, Franklin Savings Bank
Treasurer: Linda Lorden, President, Merrimack County Savings Bank
Secretary: Jack Clancy, CEO, Enterprise Bank

Directors: Gary Barr, Market President, TD Bank
Jim Brannen, President & CEO, First Seacoast Bank
Chris Logan, President & CEO, Bank of New Hampshire
Ken Sheldon, President, Bank of America

With an abbreviated virtual agenda, attendees heard from Brian Gottlob, Director, Economic and Labor Market Information Bureau at the NH Department of Employment Security, who provided an economic update. We were pleased to have former U.S. Senator and NH Governor Judd Gregg speak about the challenges on the national debt and his expectations for the future of banking.

Incoming Chair, Reggie Greene, President and CEO of Claremont Savings Bank, and NH Bankers President, Kristy Merrill at our virtual annual meeting on June 18, 2021