Bank promotes new senior credit analyst

PRESQUE ISLE, Maine — Katahdin Trust has announced the promotion of Sarah Gardiner to senior credit analyst. 

In her new role, Gardiner will be based in Presque Isle and will be responsible for overseeing the general credit analysis process for the bank, including the supervision and training of other credit analysts.

Gardiner joined Katahdin Trust in 2007 and served as a commercial services assistant before becoming a credit analyst in 2008, and continued in that role for the next 11 years at various levels.

“Sarah is a valuable member of the Commercial Services Department and this promotion reflects her dedication and commitment to Katahdin Trust,” said Kevin Plourde, senior vice president, credit administration. 

“I’m proud of the hard work that she has shown over the years,” Plourde said. “She is a great fit for this position and I congratulate her on this accomplishment.”

A native of Fort Kent, Gardiner has completed numerous classes from the Northern New England Center for Financial Training. Through these courses, she has earned her certification as a business credit analyst as well as a business credit and tax return analyst. 

She is also very active in her community, volunteering her time at various events such as United Way’s Summer Slide Program and High Five Turkey Drive, and presents at Teach Children to Save Day. 

Gardiner resides in Presque Isle with her husband, Frank, and two children.

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