Officers & Directors

Officers & Directors

Senior Management

Stephen R. Theroux
Vice Chair, President & CEO
Stephen R. Theroux has been our Vice Chairman since 2002, our President since 2008 and on June 1, 2012, became our Chief Executive Officer. He has served as a director of our Board since 1989. In addition, Mr. Theroux is serving as the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Bank, and has been a director of the Bank since 1986. He is also currently Chairman of the board of directors of Charter Trust Company, a company engaged in the business of trust and investment management. Mr. Theroux previously served as Corporate Secretary until 2009, as Chief Financial Officer until June 2011 and as Chief Operating Officer until June 2012 of both our company and the Bank.

William J. McIver
Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer & Chief Information Officer
William J. McIver has been our Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President since June 1, 2012 and continues to be our Chief Information Officer, a position he has held since 2007. Mr. McIver joined the Bank in 1999 and has previously served as its Chief Risk Officer, Chief Administration Officer and Director of Retail Banking. Prior to joining the Bank, Mr. McIver served as a Regional President of CFX Bank and as Director of Acquisitions and Integration for CFX Corporation as well as President and Chief Executive Officer of The Valley Bank.
Laura Jacobi
First Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, Chief Accounting Officer & Corporate Secretary
Laura Jacobi has been our First Senior Vice President since May 2013, our Chief Financial Officer since June 2011, and our Chief Accounting Officer since March 2010. Ms. Jacobi has also been our Corporate Secretary since May 2009. From March 2008 until her promotion to Corporate Secretary, she served as our Assistant Corporate Secretary. Additionally, since March 2010, Ms. Jacobi has served as Senior Vice President-Controller and, from March 2010 to February 2011, served as Chief Risk Officer of the Bank. From October 2005 until March 2010, Ms. Jacobi served as Vice President-Controller of the Bank. Ms. Jacobi joined the Bank in 1997.
Sharon L. Whitaker
First Senior Vice President, Chief Credit Officer
Sharon Whitaker has been our Chief Credit Officer and First Senior Vice President since September 2013. From September 2009 until September 2013, she served as our Chief Retail Lending Officer. Ms. Whitaker joined the Bank in 1983 and has previously served as its Director of Retail Lending, Senior Vice President –Credit Administration, Vice President Loan Officer and Credit Administration, Assistant Vice President Assistant Branch Manager and Management Trainee – Loan Officer.

Board of Directors

Stephen W. Ensign
Chairman
Stephen W. Ensign has served as Chairman of the Board since 2002, previously serving as our Chief Executive Officer since 1992 and our President until 2008. Effective June 1, 2012, Mr. Ensign assumed the role of Executive Chairman of the Board. Mr. Ensign is also currently Vice Chairman of the board of directors of Charter Trust Company, a company engaged in the business of trust and investment management. Mr. Ensign previously held various positions with us and the Bank, including Vice Chairman, President, Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President, Senior Vice President and Senior Loan Officer. He has served as our director since 1989 and a director of the Bank since 1986 and as Chairman of the board of the Bank since 2007.

Stephen R. Theroux
Vice Chairman
Stephen R. Theroux has been our Vice Chairman since 2002, our President since 2008 and on June 1, 2012, became our Chief Executive Officer. He has served as a director of our Board since 1989. In addition, Mr. Theroux is serving as the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Bank, and has been a director of the Bank since 1986. He is also currently Chairman of the board of directors of Charter Trust Company, a company engaged in the business of trust and investment management. Mr. Theroux previously served as Corporate Secretary until 2009, as Chief Financial Officer until June 2011 and as Chief Operating Officer until June 2012 of both our company and the Bank.

Leonard R. Cashman
Leonard R. Cashman has been a director of our Board since 1997. Mr. Cashman is an owner and a partner of C.O.H. Properties. Mr. Cashman was formerly Vice President and General Manager of P&C Foods, Inc. and has also been involved in the marketing of specialized group medical insurance products.

Steven H. Dimick
Steven H. Dimick has been a director of our Board since November 2013. Mr. Dimick has served as a member of Randolph National Bank’s board of directors since 1981 and Central Financial Corporation’s board of directors since its formation in 1986, and has been President and Chief Executive Officer of Central Financial Corporation and Randolph National Bank since 1989. Mr. Dimick has held several positions at Randolph National Bank, including Vice President and Cashier and Executive Vice President, since joining in 1974. Prior to joining Randolph National Bank, Mr. Dimick was with First National Bank of Boston. In addition, Mr. Dimick has served as President of the Vermont Chapter of the Bank Administration Institute and was the Vermont board member on the board of the Independent Community Bankers of America. Mr. Dimick has also served as the Chairman of the Vermont Bankers Association, and as a Trustee of Gifford Medical Center.
Catherine A. Feeney
Catherine A. Feeney has been a director of our Board since December 2012. Ms. Feeney is currently an adjunct professor of commercial and residential landlord-tenant law at Vermont Law School and a mediator. During Ms. Feeney’s 17 years as an attorney, she has practiced primarily in the areas of civil litigation and domestic and business law and was formerly a partner at Feeney Law Office. Ms. Feeney also served as a member of Lake Sunapee Region VNA & Hospice’s board of directors and Velie Memorial Playground’s board of directors.
Stephen J. Frasca
STEPHEN J. FRASCA has been practicing law for over 39 years and is currently a partner in the firm of Frasca & Frasca, P.A., where he specializes in real estate conveyances and finance, business organizations and family law. Mr. Frasca was the chairman of the Board of Directors of The Nashua Bank until our acquisition of The Nashua Bank in 2012.
William C. Horn
William C. Horn has been a director of our Board since 2003, and is also currently a director of Charter Trust Company, a company engaged in the business of trust and investment management. Mr. Horn was previously the President and Chief Executive Officer of Charter Trust Company from 1995 to 2001.
Peter R. Lovely
Peter R. Lovely has been a director of our Board since 1996, and is also currently a director of Charter Trust Company, a company engaged in the business of trust and investment management. In 1983, he formed the Brokerage Services Department for the Bank and served as Senior Vice President of that department. Additionally, he served as Retail Investment Manager of the Newport, New London, and Upper Valley offices until his retirement in 1998.



Jack H. Nelson
Jack H. Nelson has been a director of our Board since 1997. Mr. Nelson is the retired Chairman of the board of directors of North East Environmental Products Inc., a manufacturer and distributor of water treatment equipment.

John P. Stabile II
John P. Stabile II has been a director of our Board since December 2012. Mr. Stabile is the founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The Stabile Companies, a real estate related holding company involved in commercial construction, residential construction, real estate management and holdings. Mr. Stabile served three terms in the New Hampshire Senate as Senate Majority Leader and was Chairman of the New Hampshire State Republican Party on four occasions. Mr. Stabile served as a director of The Nashua Bank until our acquisition of The Nashua Bank in 2012. He also serves on the board of trustees at Rivier University and Hesser College in New Hampshire.
Joseph B. Willey
Joseph B. Willey has been a director of our Board since 1997. Mr. Willey is a principal owner, partner and Chief Executive Officer of Pro-Cut International, LLC, a company engaged in the manufacture, sale and export of automotive repair products.