Camden National Bank Board
Camden National Corporation Board
Lawrence J. Sterrs
Chairman, Camden National Corporation & Board Chair and CEO, Unity Foundation
Lawrence J. Sterrs has served as the Board Chair and CEO of the Unity Foundation since 2000 and serves as Vice President and Chair of UniTek, Inc. He previously served as the CEO of UniTek, Inc. and its telecom subsidiary, UniTel, Inc., which brings high speed internet and phone services to a number of Maine communities. Mr. Sterrs began his career at ConTel Corporation where he had executive management responsibility for network design and planning, and held various operational, legislative and regulatory positions in project management, management training and operations management. Mr. Sterrs also worked at Berry Dunn McNeil and Parker, LLC from 1991 to 1994 as manager of telecommunication consulting.
Ann W. Bresnahan
Ann W. Bresnahan has been a full-time volunteer and civic leader since 1970. Ms. Bresnahan has served as trustee of PenBay Healthcare since 2005 and currently serves on the physicians and associates board. Ms. Bresnahan is a past Chair of PenBay Healthcare Foundation and continues to serve as a board member. Her past community involvement includes Camden Outing Club, Owls Head Transportation Museum, The Hurricane Island Outward Bound School, The Ethel Walker School, and the First Congregational Church. She is currently treasurer and board member of Partners for Enrichment.
Craig N. Denekas
Trustee, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Libra Foundation
Craig N. Denekas became a director of Camden National Corporation in 2017 and currently serves as Trustee, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Libra Foundation. In addition to traditional grant-making throughout the state of Maine, the Foundation takes an innovative approach to its investing by establishing or acquiring several companies to create sustainable businesses and employment opportunities for Maine citizens. Prior to joining the Libra Foundation in 2001 and serving in multiple leadership positions before his appointment as Chief Executive Officer, Denekas was a director and shareholder at the law firm of Perkins, Thompson in Portland for over a decade. While at the firm, Denekas focused on corporate acquisitions, business law, real estate and commercial lending. He has served as a Trustee and on various board of directors including the Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy out of Florida, the Fisher Charitable Foundation in Maine and was past Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Maine Public Broadcasting.
William P. Dubord
Senior Partner Marden, Dubord, Bernier & Stevens PA, LLC
Mr. Dubord became a director of Camden National Bank in 2006. Previously, he was a director of KSB Bancorp, Inc. ("KSB") and Kingfield Savings Bank, from 1988 until the Company acquired KSB in December 1999 and Kingfield Savings Bank's merger with United Bank in February 2000, at which time Mr. Dubord became a director of UnitedKingfield Bank. He is a senior partner in the law firm of Marden, Dubord, Bernier & Stevens, where he has worked since 1973. He currently serves as a director of Waterville Development Corporation and was previously a director of MaineGeneral Medical Center and Kennebec Valley Mental Health. Mr. Dubord was also the State Judge Advocate for the Maine Army National Guard for a number of years and is a retired military colonel.
Gregory A. Dufour
President & CEO, Camden National Bank
Gregory A. Dufour has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Camden National Corporation and Camden National Bank since January 2009. After joining the company in April 2001 as Senior Vice President of Finance, he assumed the additional responsibility for Operations and Technology from August 2002 until December 2003. In January 2004, Mr. Dufour was named Chief Banking Officer for Camden National Corporation and President and Chief Operating Officer for Camden National Bank. In January 2006, he became President and CEO of Camden National Bank. He also serves on the board of directors of Camden National Bank and Camden National Corporation.
Prior to joining the company, Mr. Dufour was Managing Director of Finance and a member of the Executive Operating Group at IBEX Capital Markets in Boston, Massachusetts. In addition to his experience at IBEX, he held various financial management positions with FleetBoston Corporation and its affiliates, including Vice President and Controller of Debt Capital Markets, Controller of Investment Banking, and Banking Group Controller.
Mr. Dufour has also served in various volunteer capacities for numerous community-related and trade organizations. He currently serves as Vice Chair and trustee of Maine Health, Maine’s largest healthcare system and on the board of trustees of Coastal Healthcare Alliance, a member of Maine Health. Mr. Dufour is a former chair of the Maine Bankers Association and a former member of several other non-profit organizations.
David C. Flanagan
President, Viking Lumber, Inc.
David C. Flanagan is President of Viking Lumber, Inc. a family-owned lumber and building supply business with ten locations in mid-coast Maine, a position he has held since 1978. Mr. Flanagan also serves as President of Pine Tree Products, is a member of the board of trustees of Coastal Healthcare Alliance and serves on the board of directors of the Forest Society of Maine. Mr. Flanagan has also served as a member of the board of directors of the Waldo County YMCA for 18 years.
S. Catherine Longley
Vice President and CFO, Jackson Laboratory
S. Catherine Longley serves as the Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at The Jackson Laboratory in Bar Harbor, Maine, a non-profit institution focusing on genetics to advance human health, a position she has held since 2016. Prior to joining The Jackson Laboratory, she served as Senior Vice President for Finance and Administration and Treasurer at Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine for fourteen years. Ms. Longley served as the Commissioner of the Maine Department of Professional and Financial Regulation in the cabinet of former Governor Angus S. King, Jr. from 1995 - 2002. From 1983 - 1995, Ms. Longley practiced law at the firm of Verrill Dana LLP located in Portland, Maine as a partner in its corporate law department. Ms. Longley currently serves as a trustee of Wheaton College in Norton, Massachusetts.
James Markos Jr., Esq.
General Manager, Maine Shellfish Company
Mr. Markos Jr. became a director of Camden National Bank in 2008. Formerly, he was a director of Union Bankshares Company, from 1998 until its merger with Camden National Bank in January 2008. Mr. Markos is currently general manager of Maine Shellfish Company and serves as president of the Maine Seafood Alliance, a shellfish industry organization. He is chairman of the Marine Resources Advisory Council, and also serves on the board of George Stevens Academy in Blue Hill. Previously, Mr. Markos was in private law practice and served as the assistant district attorney for Hancock County.
Robert D. Merrill
President, Merrill Furniture
Mr. Merrill joined the board of Camden National Bank in 2011. He is the president of Merrill Furniture in Ellsworth and is a director of Merrill Blueberry Farms. Mr. Merrill serves on the Ellsworth Business Development Committee. He was named the Ellsworth Area Chamber of Commerce 2010 Citizen of the Year, and he currently serves on the Ellsworth Area Chamber of Commerce Finance Committee and is secretary of the City of Ellsworth Harbor Commission. Merrill is a former board member of Maine Coast Memorial Hospital, for which he formerly served as treasurer, vice chair and chair. He was also chair of the Maine Coast Memorial Hospital Emergency Department Capital Campaign.
David J. Ott
HTech Holdings, Inc.
David J. Ott has held senior leadership positions for over 25 years with Fleet Financial Group and Banknorth, Inc., including President of Fleet Bank of Maine and Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Banking officer of Banknorth, Inc. His previous experience includes commercial lending and credit administration throughout New England. In addition to Mr. Ott's extensive banking experience, he also has served as a director of the Susan Curtis Foundation, Portland Museum of Art, Mitchell Institute, and the United Way. Mr. Ott currently serves as a director of Maine Machine Products and HTech Holdings, Inc., and has served numerous community organizations in leadership roles.
James H. Page, Ph.D.
Chancellor, University of Maine System
James H. Page, Ph.D., is the Chancellor of the University of Maine System, with responsibilities for its seven campuses, law school, and associated programs and facilities, a position he has held since 2012. Previously, Dr. Page was Chief Executive Officer of the James W. Sewall Company in Old Town, Maine, which provides comprehensive consulting services in forestry, engineering, and geographic information management. Dr. Page has also been an Adjunct Professor as well as a member of the Board of Visitors at the University of Maine at Orono. He was a founding director of the Gulf of
Maine Oceanographic Observing System. He is also an ex officio board member of the Alfond Scholarship Program.
President and CEO, Apex Financial Consulting
Ms. Sawyer is currently President and CEO of Apex Financial Consulting, where she provides contract CFO services to companies in need of interim financial assistance. Ms. Sawyer is a certified public accountant and a designated “Financial Expert” under the NASDAQ rules. Previously she served as the Vice President of Corporate Finance and Corporate Controller for five years at WEX Inc. (NYSE: WEX), a publicly-traded company having market cap of over $6.8 billion. Prior to that position she served as the Vice President, Corporate Controller for more than 10 years at Fairchild Semiconductor International, Inc.. From 1998 to 2000, Ms. Sawyer was employed by Cornerstone Brands, Inc. as Director of Financial Planning and Reporting. Prior to 1998, Ms. Sawyer worked at Baker, Newman & Noyes, LLC and its predecessor firm, Ernst & Young. She serves on the Board of Directors of the Gulf of Maine Research Institute, where she is Treasurer, Chair of the Finance Committee, and a member of the Executive Committee.
Carl J. Soderberg
President, Soderberg Company, Inc.
Carl Soderberg is currently the President of Soderberg Company Inc., a construction company located in Caribou, Maine, a position he has held since 1992. Mr. Soderberg is also owner of Monica's Scandinavian Imports, York Street Complex, Inc, Nordic Properties, Inc. and a partner in C.S.S. Development Inc., all of which are real estate development companies located in Caribou, Maine. He served as a director of The Bank of Maine, the wholly-owned subsidiary of SBM Financial, Inc., until its acquisition by the Company and served as a director of First Citizens Bankfrom 1996 to 2007. Mr. Soderberg is currently on the board of directors for Cary Medical Center serving on the Finance and Strategic Planning Committees. He also serves as a director for the Bigrock Mountain Ski Area and Northern Skiers Club.