Lewiston, Maine, January 16, 2012 – Timothy Nightingale, executive vice president and senior lending officer for Camden National Bank, is pleased to announce that Gary Bellegarde has joined Camden National Bank, and has been named vice president, commercial banking officer for the bank. Bellegarde will be based in the Lewiston branch and will work with area businesses to cultivate new commercial banking relationships.
“I’ve been looking for a position where the community bank mentality still existed, and I found that at Camden National Bank,” said Bellegarde. “I enjoy getting out in the community and having the opportunity to provide business owners with the financial services they need to grow and expand their businesses.”
Bellegarde joins Camden National with 14 years of financial services and lending industry experience in central and southern Maine. Most recently, Bellegarde served as vice president and branch manager for TD Bank in Lewiston and Lisbon Falls.
“Gary comes to Camden National with a commitment to the Lewiston/Auburn community and a desire to help local businesses succeed,” said Tim Nightingale, executive vice president and senior lending officer. “Our customers can count on Gary as a trusted business partner.”
Bellegarde attended the University of Maine where he majored in management and received a bachelor’s in business administration. He lives in Turner with his wife, Gretchen, and their daughter Eliza.
Camden National Corporation, headquartered in Camden, Maine, is the holding company employing more than 400 Maine residents for two financial services companies including Camden National Bank and the wealth management company, Acadia Trust, N.A. Camden National Bank is a full-service community bank with a network of 38 banking offices throughout Maine. Acadia Trust offers investment management and fiduciary services with offices in Portland, Bangor and Ellsworth. Located at Camden National Bank, Camden Financial Consultants offers full-service brokerage and insurance services.