SACO — Saco & Biddeford Savings Institution is pleased to announce several promotions across a variety of departments and branches.
Brian Ballute has been promoted to Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer. Ballute joined the Bank in June 2012 as Assistant Vice President, Assistant Treasurer and was promoted to Vice President in January 2016. Ballute will be taking over the duties once held by current President and CEO Bob Quentin.
Mark Jones has been promoted to Senior Vice President, Director of Lending. Jones has been with the Bank since June 1985, starting as a Loan Officer in Saco. Promoted to Assistant Vice President in 1989, he moved to the Old Orchard Beach branch in 1994 and became Vice President, Head of Residential and Consumer Lending in 2003. He has been a Senior Vice President since 2006.
Jeff Roberts has been promoted to Senior Vice President, Director of Information Technology. Roberts joined the Bank in October 2006 as a Senior Network Support Specialist and was promoted to Network Telecommunications Manager in November 2008, followed by Assistant Vice President in January 2010 and Vice President in January 2011.
Jeff St. Laurent has been promoted to Vice President, Retail Lending Manager. St. Laurent joined the Bank in November 2006 as a Mortgage Loan Officer, and was promoted to Assistant Vice President in 2011. He was promoted to Vice President in February 2017.
Mark Hodgdon has been promoted to Vice President, Digital Banking Manager. Hodgdon was hired in January 1997 as a teller, and was promoted to Electronic Services Manager in February 2003. He most recently served as Assistant Vice President, Remote Services Manager.
Michael Jean has been promoted to Vice President, Business Loan Officer II. Jean was hired in September 2008 as a Commercial Loan Officer I, and has received two other promotions, including to Vice President in December 2014.
Joe Reardon has been promoted to Assistant Vice President, Westbrook Branch Manager. Reardon joined the Bank in April of 2006 as a teller in Old Orchard Beach. He became the branch’s Head Teller in March 2007 and was promoted to Customer Service Representative in 2009. In 2010 he was promoted to Customer Relationship Officer and became Assistant Vice President in January 2014.
DeAnn Lewis has been promoted to Vice President, Information Security Officer. Lewis joined the Bank in January 2015 as the General Bank Auditor and was promoted to Vice President in January 2017. This is her third promotion.
Tammy Tracy has been promoted to Assistant Vice President, Business Banking Office Manager. Tracy joined the Bank in February 2017 as the Business Banking Office Supervisor and recently graduated from the Northern New England School of Banking. This is her first promotion.
Travis Vacchiano has been promoted to Business Banking Officer. Vacchiano joined the bank in April 2015 as a teller in the Scarborough branch. He most recently served as the Business Banking Specialist. This is his third promotion.
Ashley Parker has been promoted to Customer Care Officer. Ashley has been with the bank since July of 2015. In January 2017 she earned her Certified Teller Certificate and she graduated from the University of Southern Maine with a Bachelor’s in Accounting in May 2017. She is currently pursuing a Master’s in Business Administration. This is her second promotion.
Cara Chase has been promoted to Customer Relationship Associate. Chase joined SBSI in March of 2017 as a teller at the Saco branch. This is her first promotion.
About Saco and Biddeford Savings Institution
Founded in 1827, Saco & Biddeford Savings is Maine’s Oldest Bank with locations in Saco, Biddeford, Old Orchard Beach, Scarborough, South Portland, Westbrook and Portland. A leader in community banking, SBSI has contributed more than $3.6 million to area organizations over the last 10 years and continues to support the needs of the communities it serves. For more information, visit www.sbsavings.bank or on Twitter at @SBSavings. Member FDIC and an Equal Housing Lender.