S&W has been retained by Kennebec Savings Bank (“KSB,” www.kennebecsavings.bank) to manage the search for the bank’s next Senior Commercial Credit Officer.
Founded in 1870 and headquartered in Augusta, Maine, Kennebec Savings Bank is an exceptionally well-run, mutually held savings bank serving consumer and business customers throughout the state of Maine. KSB serves the financial needs of its customers through a comprehensive suite of personal, business, and investment products and services and differentiates itself in a crowded marketplace through exceptional customer service and a steadfast commitment to its communities. The bank has approximately $1.7B in total assets, operates 8 retail locations, and complements its offerings with competitive mobile and online solutions. The bank is an outstanding corporate citizen, and as a mutually held savings bank, “takes pride in giving back in meaningful ways to the neighborhoods in which we work and raise our families.” In 2020, through its Community Dividends program, the bank donated almost $1.1MM across 35 communities and KSB employees put in over 9,000 volunteer hours.
Reporting to the bank’s COO & CLO, the Senior Commercial Credit Officer is responsible for the Bank’s commercial credit function while directing the daily operations and staff of the commercial credit department; managing the underwriting of the Bank’s new and existing commercial credit portfolio in a timely, efficient and accurate manner; driving strategy for effective portfolio management in an ever changing environment; actively participate in revisions to the Bank’s Loan Policy and recommend changes as needed to the loan approval process. This position requires strong commercial credit experience, effective communication and staff coaching, and solid leadership skills. We are seeking an exceptional commercial credit expert for this unique leadership opportunity.
Please contact Nathan Townsend for additional information and to schedule a confidential discussion about the opportunity.