Derby, VT—Community National Bank (CNB) President and CEO Kathryn Austin recently announced three promotions for members of the bank’s commercial lending team. Justin Bourgeois has been promoted to Regional Vice President and Commercial Loan Officer, William “Will” Hamilton has been promoted to Vice President and Commercial Loan Officer and David “Dave” Rubel has been promoted to Commercial Loan Officer.
Bourgeois started his career at CNB in 2009 as a Commercial Lender and, in 2010, he was promoted to Vice President and Commercial Loan Officer. In 2011, Justin was recognized as a Rising Star by Vermont Business Magazine. Justin works with clients in the Montpelier, Barre and central Vermont areas as well as Chittenden County taking appointments at the bank’s Loan Production Office in Burlington. Justin holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Management from Champlain College, and has attended the Northern New England School of Banking as well as many Risk Management Association (RMA) trainings and seminars. Justin volunteers his time in support of local youth academic and sporting activities and is a past board member of both Central Vermont Economic Development Corporation and Montpelier Alive. He is currently working in close coordination with the Montpelier Development Corporation. Justin was born and raised in Swanton, Vermont, and currently lives in Middlesex with his wife Anita and their children Benjamin and Alexandria.
Will Hamilton joined the bank in 2015 as a Commercial Loan Officer. Will is a native of Vermont’s Northeast Kingdom and is a graduate of North Country Union High School in Newport and St. Michael’s College in Colchester. Will has been an active Commercial Lender in Chittenden County since 2011. He has completed several training programs, including the American Bankers Association (ABA) Advanced School of Commercial Lending. Will works out of the CNB Loan Production Office in Burlington. He is a past President of the Colchester-Milton Rotary Club and is still an active member. Will resides in Burlington and is an engaged member of the community.
Dave Rubel joined CNB in 2014 as a Portfolio Manager after several years of working as an Area Business Advisor for the Vermont Small Business Development Center. Dave has been supporting the efforts of the bank’s commercial lending team in the central Vermont area and Chittenden County, as well as serving and growing his commercial customer base. Dave is a graduate of the ABA Commercial Lending School, the Northern New England School of Banking and the RMA Lending School. He is also a graduate of American University, Washington, DC. Dave is a past President of the Montpelier Rotary Club, has chaired the Barre Partnership Economic Development Committee, served as a Director for the Central Vermont Chamber of Commerce and has chaired Central Vermont Road Pitch. He has also been a coach and board member of Barre Youth Lacrosse. Currently, Dave sits on the advisory board for the Vermont Small Business Development Center. Dave was born and raised in Barre where he currently resides with his wife Minori and their children Lia and Noah.
Community National Bank, Vermont’s Community Bank, has been serving Vermont communities since 1851 with full-service office locations in Derby (main office), Barre, Barton, Derby Line, Enosburgh, Island Pond, Lyndonville, Montpelier, Morrisville, Newport, St. Johnsbury and Troy, and a Loan Production Office in Burlington. For more information about Community National Bank visit communitynationalbank.com.