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Posted on: July 18, 2022 by Deb Mullen

Partners Bank’s Blaine Boudreau Elected Chair of Maine Bankers Association

Posted on: July 18, 2022 by Deb Mullen

Partners Bank’s Blaine Boudreau Elected Chair of Maine Bankers Association

MBA_Curtis_Simard_and_Blaine_Boudreau(1)Patrners Bank President and CEO Blaine Boudreau (right) has assumed the role of Chair of the Maine Bankers Association from 2021-2022 Chair, Curtis Simard, President & CEO of Bar Harbor Bank & Trust (left).

Sanford, Maine— Partners Bank is proud to share that on July 1, 2022, Partners Bank President and CEO, Blaine Boudreau, assumed the role of Chair of the Maine Bankers Association (MBA) for a one-year term. The appointment comes after MBA member banks elected Boudreau to the position at the association’s 129th Annual Meeting that commenced the month prior.

Boudreau joined Partners Bank in 2003 and previously held the positions of Senior Vice President of Commercial Lending and Executive Vice President for Commercial Lending and Business Development. He began his career in banking in 1983 at Saco & Biddeford Savings Institution where he spent two years before joining TD Banknorth (formerly People’s Bank) in 1985, where he transitioned into commercial lending and remained for 19 years.

“I am excited to serve the MBA community throughout the coming year and I look forward to adding to the long-standing history of advocating on behalf of Maine bankers,” says Boudreau of his role as Chair of MBA.

The MBA represents Maine’s banking industry and its 9,000 employees statewide. Maine’s 29 retail banks operate 454 offices in nearly every community throughout the state, where they assist Maine’s citizens and businesses with financial decisions that improve the quality of life for everyone. MBA also provides Maine banks with a forum to exchange valuable industry information; gain maximum representation in state and federal legislative and regulatory matters; receive education, training, and staff certification; and wield greater collective purchasing power.