Champlain National announces promotions

Champlain National Bank recently announced the following promotions:


Edward P. Finnerty

Edward P Finnerty, VP to Bank Counsel

As Bank Counsel, Finnerty will handle all legal matters of the Bank, in addition to continuing to represent the Bank in commercial and residential transactions. He will be based out of the Elizabethtown branch but will support all of the Bank’s offices throughout Essex and Clinton counties. An employee of the Bank since January 2003, he served as the Vice President of Loan Production and managed the Loan Operations Department. Finnerty was awarded his law degree by Albany Law School after having graduated Summa Cum Laude from St. John Fisher College. Finnerty resides in Lake Placid where he has been active in many community organizations. Finnerty currently serves as the Secretary of the Rotary Club of Lake Placid and as Treasurer of the Housing Assistance Program of Essex County. He is also the Vice Chair of the Lake Placid Essex County Visitors Bureau.


Denise Kaufman

Denise Kaufman to AVP and Loan Operations Manager

Kaufman, who currently serves as the head of the bank’s consumer loan underwriting and processing, will now also take on the responsibilities of managing the Loan Operations department. She joined Champlain National Bank December of 2001 as a Consumer Mortgage Processor. She is based in Willsboro.

Jacqueline Hallock, AVP to Director of Marketing

Hallock was promoted to Director of Marketing after managing the Lake Placid branch of Champlain National Bank for the past four years. During that time she handled the business development of the bank in the Tri-Lakes region. Hallock joined the bank in June of 2008 and was promoted to Assistant Vice President in 2010. She received a Master of Science from the London School of Economics, and a Bachelor of Arts, cum laude, from St. Lawrence University. She will be based in Willsboro and is a native of Massena.

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