NORWAY, Maine – Norway Savings Bank is pleased to announce that Gary Bellegarde has recently accepted the position of Vice President, Commercial Lending. He will be based out of the Bank’s headquarters in Norway, servicing business relationships throughout the Oxford Hills and Bethel areas.
In his new position, Bellegarde will work closely with existing commercial customers as well as focus on cultivating new relationships with business owners in every phase of the business lifecycle – from start-up to expansion. He is responsible for ensuring that customers receive an exceptional level of service while providing valuable business solutions and sage advice.
Bellegarde comes to Norway Savings with 21 years of financial lending experience and has helped many individuals start their businesses from inception. A native of Central Maine, Bellegarde attended the University of Maine where he obtained his B.S. in Business Management.
In his spare time, Bellegarde lives his life in color as an active member of his community. He has been involved with the United Way and a summer reading program, encouraging literacy in children. He is currently looking into new opportunities in his market area.
Bellegarde lives in Turner with his family, including his lovable Bernese Mountain Dogs.
About Norway Savings Bank
Founded in 1866, Norway Savings Bank is a leading mutual banking and financial services company headquartered in Norway, Maine. As of September 30, 2018, Norway Savings Bank had $1.192 billion in total assets and provides financial services to more than 38,000 households throughout western and southern Maine. Norway Savings Bank has 24 branch locations and operates divisions in asset management, personal banking and business banking. In 2016, Norway Savings Bank was honored as one of the Best Banks to Work For by American Banker and Best Companies Group as well as one of the Best Places to Work in Maine. In 2013, Norway Savings Bank received the Governor’s Award for Business Excellence and has been recognized as one of the healthiest companies in America by the Wellness Council of America (WELCOA) as a two-time Gold-Level Well Workplace award recipient. BauerFinancial has designated 5-Star Norway Savings Bank the “Best of Bauer” for earning and maintaining its highest 5-star rating for 25 continuous years or longer. For more information, visit www.norwaysavings.bank.