Augusta, Maine, October 11, 2012 – Timothy Nightingale, executive vice president and senior lending officer for Camden National Bank, is pleased to announce that Nathan Cotnoir has joined Camden National Bank, and has been named vice president, commercial banking officer for the bank. Cotnoir will manage commercial banking relationships throughout the Augusta, Gardiner and Waterville markets.
“Camden National Bank’s reputation as a strong, independent Maine bank played a large part in my decision to join their team. They’re known for building long-lasting partnerships with the people, businesses and communities around our state, and as a lifelong Mainer, that’s important to me,” said Cotnoir. “I look forward to helping the bank grow in the Central Maine market and to building new and lasting relationships with the people and businesses of those communities.”
Cotnoir joined Camden National with a decade of banking and commercial lending experience. He began his career as a credit analyst and customer relationship manager for MBNA Corporation, taking on the role of personal banking officer when MBNA transitioned to Bank of America. Most recently, Cotnoir served as vice president of commercial lending for The Bank of Maine.
“Nate is an experienced lender with deep knowledge of the local community,” said Nightingale. “His commitment to the state of Maine and helping its communities grow make him an ideal fit for the Camden National team.”
Cotnoir graduated magna cum laude from the University of Maine with a bachelor’s degree in political science and a minor in public administration. He currently serves as president of the board of directors of Gardiner Main Street and director of the Gardiner Board of Trade. Cotnoir sits on the City of Gardiner Economic Development Committee and volunteers with the United Way of Kennebec Valley. He lives in Augusta with his wife, Jamie, and their son Ethan.
Camden National Corporation, recently recognized by Forbes magazine as one of “America’s Most Trustworthy Companies,” 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 and Ellsworth. Located at Camden National Bank, Camden Financial Consultants offers full-service brokerage and insurance services.