HANOVER, N.H.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ledyard National Bank is proud to announce that Kathy Underwood, President and CEO, has been awarded the Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA) 2017 Community Banker of the Year award for the Eastern region. This annual ICBA award recognizes the exceptional work and commitment of individual community bank employees and their dedication to local communities and the banking industry.
“I am delighted that Kathy has received well-deserved recognition from the ICBA with this very prestigious award,” said Dennis E. Logue, Chair of Ledyard National Bank. “It is wonderful to see her leadership and contributions to community banking recognized by the banking community at large.”
ICBA seeks nominations from community bankers, customers, and community leaders across the country to identify passionate, innovative, and savvy community bankers for this award. Ms. Underwood and other regional winners will be recognized at the 2018 ICBA national convention in Las Vegas.
Ledyard Financial Group, Inc., headquartered in Hanover, New Hampshire, is the holding company for Ledyard National Bank. Ledyard National Bank, founded in 1991, is a full service community bank offering a broad range of banking, investment, tax and wealth management services.
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