BAR HARBOR — Jennifer Seekins, has joined Bar Harbor Bank & Trust as senior vice president, treasury services sales manager. Initially working from the bank’s Hampden office, Seekins will lead the Treasury Services Group in providing commercial banking customers with Cash Management and Merchant Services solutions to help them save time, prevent fraud, increase productivity and maximize earnings on working capital.
“Jennifer is a strong choice to lead our Treasury team as she has extensive knowledge in Cash Management and Payments solutions for corporations, non-profits and municipalities,” said John Mercier, EVP, chief lending officer at Bar Harbor Bank & Trust. “Her significant experience, product knowledge and creativity will be an asset for both our customers and the bank.”
Seekins has worked in the financial services industry for over 25 years. Her first job out of college was with Fleet Bank in Waterville where she was promoted from teller operations supervisor to senior business specialist during her 10 years there. For the next 12 years, Seekins worked at Bangor Savings Bank in Augusta, starting as cash management sales services officer and concluding her time there as SVP, team leader & senior treasury & payment services officer. Most recently, Seekins was chief treasury services & business development officer at Androscoggin Bank in Lewiston.
Seekins earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of Maine at Machias. She is a certified treasury professional and a graduate of Leadership Maine. In the community, she volunteers with the Olympia Snow Women’s Leadership Institute, United Way and Tree Street Youth. She has participated previously with Jobs for Maine Graduates, Big Brother Big Sisters and American Heart Association. She currently resides in Oakland.
Bar Harbor Bankshares (NYSE American: BHB) is the parent company of its wholly owned subsidiary, Bar Harbor Bank & Trust. Operating over 50 locations across Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont, Bar Harbor Bank & Trust is headquartered in Bar Harbor and has more than $3.6 billion in assets. As a leading Northern New England community bank, Bar Harbor Bank & Trust offers a full range of personal and business banking services, as well as wealth management services through its subsidiaries Bar Harbor Trust Services and Charter Trust Company. For more information about Bar Harbor Bank & Trust, visit barharbor.bank or call 888-853-7100. Member FDIC.