Management


James Brown Profile Image

James Brown

President

Jim started with the bank in 2001 as The Bank of Bennington’s Credit Officer and was named President and CEO in 2008.

jbrown@bennbank.com
Edward Sargood Profile Image

Edward Sargood

Chief Financial Officer

Ed has been with The Bank of Bennington since 2002 and became Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer in 2012.

esargood@bennbank.com
Shannon McLenithan Profile Image

Shannon McLenithan

Senior Vice President Retail Lending

Shannon joined The Bank of Bennington in 2013 as Vice President of Retail Lending. She has a deep knowledge of consumer based loans, backed by years of community banking experience.NMLS# 572086

smclenithan@bennbank.com
Mary D. Callahan Profile Image

Mary D. Callahan

Senior Vice President Retail Banking

Mary started wit the bank 1987 and became Senior Vice President in 2011. Her focus throughout her career has been on retail operations and compliance.

mcallahan@bennbank.com
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Scott Dikeman

Senior Vice President Commercial Lending

Scott joined The Bank of Bennington in April, 2018 with broad commercial lending experience in the Rutland region. He was promoted to Senior VP in October, 2020.

sdikeman@bennbank.com
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Patricia Bass

Assistant Vice President
Customer Solution Specialist

Patricia joined the Bank in 2009 following a 27 year career as a paralegal. Bass’s experience has given her the expertise to manage loss mitigation and work with customers to find solutions to financial hardship.

pbass@bennbank.com
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Walt Callahan

Assistant Vice President
IT & Facilities

Walt joined the Bank in 1999 providing expertise in technology and security.

wcallahan@bennbank.com
Wendy Chenaille Profile Image

Wendy Chenaille

Vice President
Loan Origination

Wendy, whose career has been entirely in banking, has been with The Bank of Bennington since 1996. NMLS# 485471

wchenaille@bennbank.com
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Kelly Dickie

Branch Manager
Arlington

Kelly has been with The Bank of Bennington since 2000 and served as Assistant Manager in Arlington for a number of years. She was promoted to Branch Manager in July 2020. NMLS# 572086

kdickie@bennbank.com
Annick Gwozdz Profile Image

Annick Gwozdz

Vice President Northshire Business Development
Manchester Branch Manager

Annick has been with The Bank of Bennington since 2002 becoming Assistant Vice President of Retail Banking in 2012 and then promoted to her current position in January 2019. NMLS# 1163490

agwozdz@bennbank.com
Heather Kinney Profile Image

Heather Kinney

Assistant Vice President
Deposit Operations

Heather joined The Bank of Bennington in 2000 and currently runs the Deposit Operations Department.

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Elizabeth LaPointe

Branch Manager
North Street / Phyllis lane

Elizabeth has been with The Bank of Bennington since 2003. She was promoted to Branch Manager in March, 2020. NMLS# 1163495

elapointe@bennbank.com
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Kelley Legacy

Vice President
Commercial Lending

Kelley joined The Bank of Bennington in 1994. Over the years, she has worked in both residential and commercial lending and is the lead commercial lender in Bennington.

klegacy@bennbank.com
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Rhonda Pearce

Vice President
Credit Officer

Rhonda joined The Bank of Bennington in 2008 as the Credit Officer and became Assistant Vice President in 2009. She has 27 years of banking experience.

rpearce@bennbank.com
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Karen Worcester

Rutland Branch Manager

Karen joined The Bank of Bennington in the spring of 2017 to lead the effort of our new Woodstock Ave branch. Karen is a Rutland native with many years of banking experience in the area. NMLS# 741193

kworcester@bennbank.com