Community Bank NA welcomes hire in Waterbury

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Tue, 09/05/2017 - 5:40pm -- Denise Sortor

Community Bank NA is pleased to announce that Donald Bedard has been hired as branch manager of the Waterbury location. In his new role, Bedard will oversee the daily operation of the office, ensuring every customer receives the highest level of service. He will also be responsible for driving sales growth, enhancing services, and developing strong relationships with customers and employees.

“We are thrilled to welcome Donald to the Community Bank NA team,” Community Bank NA District Manager Erika Baldasaro said. “As a Vermont native, Donald possesses a strong knowledge of the region and the needs of our customers. That, combined with his banking experience, made him the perfect candidate for this position.”

Bedard brings to the position eight years of experience in the banking industry. He joins the Community Bank NA team from Wells Fargo, where he served in a variety of roles, including lead teller, personal banker and service manager.

Bedard earned his Bachelor of Science in business administration from Southern New Hampshire University. He resides in South Hero with his wife, Anna.

About Community Bank System Inc

Community Bank System Inc operates more than 230 customer facilities across Upstate New York, Northeastern Pennsylvania, Vermont and Western Massachusetts through its banking subsidiary, Community Bank N.A. With more than $10 billion in assets, the DeWitt, New York-headquartered company is among the country’s 150 largest financial institutions. In addition to a full range of retail and business banking services, the company offers comprehensive financial planning, insurance and wealth management services. Community Bank System Inc subsidiaries/business units include OneGroup NY Inc, which provides risk management and commercial insurance, employee benefits and personal lines insurance; Community Bank Wealth Management, which provides investment advisory, personal trust and financial planning services, as well as personal, business and nonprofit portfolio design; and Benefit Plans Administrative Services Inc, which provides actuarial, retirement and VEBA/HRA plan administration, and collective investment fund, employee benefit trust and transfer agency services. Community Bank System Inc is listed on the New York Stock Exchange and the company’s stock trades under the symbol “CBU.” For more information about Community Bank, visit communitybankna.com or ir.communitybanksystem.com.