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Camden National Bank names new market manager

Posted March 29, 2013, at 4 p.m.

 ORONO, Maine – June B. Parent, executive vice president of retail banking for Camden National Bank, is pleased to announce that Lisa Gallant has been named retail banking officer and  market manager of Orono and Old Town. In this new role, Gallant will have responsibility for the day-to-day operations of the Orono and Old Town branches, as well as business development, and loan and deposit growth for the branches.

 “Having grown up in Old Town, I’m excited to be back in the area, “said Gallant. “I most especially welcome the opportunity to represent Camden National Bank in the Orono and Old Town communities and help continue to provide a great experience for our customers.”

Gallant has been with Camden National Bank since 2011, previously serving as branch manager in Bucksport. She has 12 years of banking experience, having worked at Key Bank in Maine and Middlesex Savings Bank in Massachusetts prior to joining Camden National Bank.

Citing the importance of Maine-based community banking to the economic viability of Maine’s downtowns, Camden National Bank opened the Orono branch in December 2012 in the site of the former Bank of America branch at 56 Main St., which had been closed since March 2012.

“When we saw the opportunity to open the Orono location, we knew we could make an impact on the community as well as numerous people from the University of Maine,” said Parent in a press release. “With her local roots, Lisa was the perfect choice to lead this branch and introduce Camden National Bank into the Orono market.”

Gallant attended the University of Maine at Orono and the New England College of Finance.

She lives in Milford.

Camden National Corp., recognized by Forbes as one of “America’s Most Trustworthy Companies,” in 2012, is the holding company employing more than 500 Maine residents for two financial services companies including Camden National Bank and the wealth management company, Acadia Trust, N.A. Camden National Bank is a full-service community bank with a network of 50 banking offices throughout Maine. Acadia Trust offers investment management and fiduciary services with offices in Portland and Ellsworth. Located at Camden National Bank, Camden Financial Consultants offers full-service brokerage and insurance services. Learn more at www.CamdenNational.com. Member FDIC.

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