NBM Names New President

National Bank of Middlebury Celebrates 11th President Caroline R. Carpenter

On Wednesday February 4th, National Bank of Middlebury, together with customers and community members, celebrated Caroline R. Carpenter the 11th president.  She is the first female president of the bank since incorporation in 1831.

Ms. Carpenter joined the bank in 1997 and  has held many roles in the organization, including Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President, Technology Manager and Information Security Officer.  Throughout her tenure, she has consistently contributed to the advancement of innovation and technology while maintaining the bank’s core values. In her address at the celebration, Ms. Carpenter stated, “We welcome technology and innovation and we remain constant to values we hold dear – pride and enthusiasm in our work, respect and integrity for one another, commitment and service to our customers and neighbors, and investment in our communities.” In addition to serving as President, Ms. Carpenter also serves on the NBM board of directors and is Treasurer of Middlebury National Corporation, the bank’s holding company. 

Ms. Carpenter is a graduate of the University of Vermont and the New England School of Banking at Williams College. She has been part of the banking community in Addison County since 1991, serving as a mortgage loan originator with Vermont Federal Bank for six years before joining National Bank of Middlebury. Ms. Carpenter has served on various local non-profit boards, including Habitat for Humanity, Addison County Humane Society, and HOPE. 

Ms. Carpenter resides in Salisbury, Vermont with her husband Craig and their three children.

About the National Bank of Middlebury: 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. For more info: www.nbmvt.com