DERBY — Chairman, President and CEO of Community Bancorp. and Community National Bank Stephen P. Marsh has announced the promotion of Kathy M. Austin to President and Chief Operating Officer of Community Bancorp. and Community National Bank.
Her promotion will take effect on January 1, 2016.
Ms. Austin has worked at Community National Bank for over 35 years, most recently serving as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer with oversight of the bank’s retail operations.
“Kathy has a long history of increased responsibility and has played a substantial role in the bank’s continued growth,” Marsh said. “She has unique leadership qualities that will serve her well in her new position.”
Austin is a graduate of the New England School of Banking at Williams College and the Stonier Graduate School of Banking.
She also is a past recipient of the Outstanding Community Banker Award presented by the Vermont Bankers Association.
Austin currently serves as Board Chair of North Country Health Systems and is a member of the Board of Directors of the Northwoods Stewardship Center and the Newport Age-Friendly Advisory Council.
Austin and her husband Shawn reside in Morgan.