ACEDC member National Bank of Middlebury appoints new COO

Caroline Carpenter named new Chief Operating Officer

Ken Perine, President of the National Bank of Middlebury announced today that Caroline R. Carpenter has been named Chief Operating Officer of the bank. Ms. Carpenter most recently held the position as Executive Vice President of the bank, Finance and Technology Department Manager. She serves on the board of directors of NBM and is Treasurer of Middlebury National Corporation, the bank’s holding company. Mr. Perine, in announcing Ms. Carpenter’s new position, said “We are fortunate to have someone of Caroline’s capabilities to manage the day to day operations of the bank. She blends a thorough understanding of the technological landscape in which banks operate today with a deep sense of caring for the people in the communities we serve.”

A graduate of the University of Vermont and the New England School of Banking at William’s College, Ms. Carpenter has been part of the banking community in Addison County since 1991, serving as a mortgage loan originator at Vermont Federal Bank for 6 years before joining the National Bank of Middlebury in 1997.

Caroline has served on various local non-profit boards, including Habitat for Humanity, Addison County Humane Society, and HOPE. She currently serves on the board of NEACH, an organization serving financial institutions in New England. 

Based in Middlebury, Vermont, National Bank of Middlebury is the oldest community bank in Vermont and the 11th oldest in America. With its deep-rooted presence in the community and 6 offices in Middlebury, Brandon, Bristol, Hinesburg and Vergennes, NBM is committed to serving all of the financial needs of both individual and business community members.