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Richard St. Pierre is Skowhegan Savings new CFO, senior VP

Posted March 26, 2014, at 2:16 p.m.

SKOWHEGAN, Maine Skowhegan Savings has announced that Richard St. Pierre has been appointed the company’s Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.

St. Pierre joins the bank with 25 years of financial and accounting experience across a variety of industries. As chief financial officer he will work to execute the bank’s financial plan and oversee finance, accounting, and business analytics.

“We are delighted that Rich is joining our team,” said John Witherspoon, President  & CEO, Skowhegan Savings, in a press release. “The role of CFO is a highly strategic position that requires a strong leader with exceptional ability in financial operations, strategic planning, operational risk assessment, and team building. Rich is a great fit for Skowhegan Savings because of his proven commitment to community and integrity.”

St. Pierre was previously the Chief Financial Officer for Portland-based Schlotterbeck & Foss, where he had oversight for finance, customer service, and IT. Prior to that, he was Corporate Controller for Backyard Farms, LLC, the largest greenhouse grower of tomatoes in the northeastern United States.

St. Pierre earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in accounting from the University of Southern Maine. He is a Certified Public Accountant and has been licensed in the state of Maine since 1995.

St. Pierre lives in Winslow, with his wife and two children and is a lifelong Maine resident. He has long been active in the Southern Maine community and is a member of the Maine Society of Certified Public Accountants.

Skowhegan Savings, founded in 1869, is an independent mutual savings bank dedicated to strengthening the Maine families, businesses and communities it serves. Named as one of Maine’s Best Places to Work in each year from 2009-2013, Skowhegan Savings’ team of friendly, committed employees takes pride in delivering personalized, competitive banking services offering straight forward banking advice and fair deals for customers. An innovative and progressive approach to banking ensures their customers enjoy a banking experience that is quick, easy and convenient. Skowhegan Savings’ fifteen Maine branches include two locations in Skowhegan, as well as locations in Augusta, Belgrade (full service ATM only), Bingham, Dexter, Fairfield, Farmington, Jackman, Kingfield, Madison, Norridgewock, Phillips, Pittsfield, Rangeley and Stratton. For more information, visit SkowheganSavings.com or contact Customer Service at 800-303-9511.

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