Camden, Maine, October 24, 2017 – Melanie T. Wendell has joined Camden National Bank as VP, Mortgage Loan Officer. In her new role in the Residential Mortgage Lending department, Melanie will serve York County, Maine and Southern New Hampshire with a focus on originating and managing residential mortgages.
Prior to joining Camden National Bank, Wendell served as VP, Mortgage Loan Officer for Gorham Savings Bank for four years and VP, Residential Loan Officer for Kennebunk Savings Bank for 17 years. She brings deep experience and expertise in the residential loan space in Maine.
Director of Mortgage Banking, Stephen Sessler shared, “Melanie is a very strong addition to our team. She has extensive knowledge of the loan process, and she makes it a priority to educate customers on the best programs suited for them. Having lived and worked in Southern Maine and New Hampshire markets, Melanie brings both market knowledge and strong customer service skills.”
Wendell commented, “Camden National Bank provides a wide array of appealing programs for those looking to purchase or refinance a home. I look forward to working closely with buyers and ensuring that their loan experience is smooth, instructive, and enjoyable. Especially with the use of our new MortgageTouch online application system, customers can expect to have a streamlined experience supported by the knowledge and expertise of the Camden National Bank team.”
Camden National Bank’s Mortgage Banking department offers programs and services in all regions served by the bank. They are well known in Maine, Massachusetts and New Hampshire for their unique Hope@Home program, started in 2015 to provide vital assistance for those in need. Every time a customer finances a home through Camden National Bank, the bank donates $100 to a local homeless shelter. Through Hope@Home, the bank has given over $184,000 to community shelters.
A native Mainer and a graduate of Thomas College in Waterville, Wendell currently serves on the Community Review Team for United Way of York County, and she resides in Kennebunk with her husband and children.
About Camden National Bank
Camden National Corporation (NASDAQ:CAC), founded in 1875 and headquartered in Camden, Maine, is the largest publicly traded bank holding company in Northern New England with $4.0 billion in assets and nearly 650 employees. Camden National Bank, its subsidiary, is a full-service community bank that offers an array of consumer and business financial products and services, accompanied by the latest in digital banking technology to empower customers to bank the way they want. The Bank provides personalized service through a network of 60 banking centers, 76 ATMs, and lending offices in New Hampshire and Massachusetts, all complemented by 24/7 live phone support. Comprehensive wealth management, investment, and financial planning services are delivered by Camden National Wealth Management. To learn more, please visit here. Member FDIC.