DERBY — Community National Bank CEO Kathy Austin recently announced the promotion of Nikole Brainard to the bank officer position of Asset Liability Manager.
Brainard was born and raised in the Northeast Kingdom and is a graduate of North Country High School.
She started her career with CNB in 1995 working as a Teller in the Derby office.
After a short leave from banking, she rejoined the bank’s Teller line in Derby, and in 2012, joined the Finance Department.
During her banking career, Brainard has earned the Certified Teller designation, General Banking Diploma and Bank Operations Diploma from the Center for Financial Training Education Alliance.
She is a graduate of the Northern New England School of Banking and holds a BS in Accounting from Southern New Hampshire University.
“Community National Bank has always given me the opportunity to learn, grow and advance while working in a supportive family environment,” Brainard said.
Involved in giving back to the community, Brainard serves as a Board Member for Derby Elementary School, Treasurer for North Country Union High School Band Booster Club, a member of the Derby Line Community Day committee and a member of the Derby Line Cemetery Board.
She resides in Derby Line with her husband Lindsay, her daughter Maya, and her son Chase.