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Bank Announces Branch Promotions

Donald Gibson, President & CEO of the Bank of Greene County, announces employee promotions in Columbia County.  Donald Gibson stated: “Due to the continued growth and success of the Bank, it is my pleasure to announce we have promoted two dedicated employees to positions of increased responsibility within our Columbia County Branch network.”

Betsy Braley has been promoted to Regional Branch Manager for the Columbia County Branches.  In addition to her responsibilities at the Chatham Branch, Betsy will oversee the Hudson, Greenport, Germantown, Copake, and Kinderhook-Valatie Branches.  Betsy joined the Bank of Greene County Branch team in 2018, and has served the local community for over 25 years.  Betsy is a graduate of Chatham High School, and holds an Associate of Arts from the Fashion Institute of Technology and an Associate of Science, General Banking, from the American Institute of Banking.  She is very involved in the Columbia County Community, serving on the board of the Louis F. Payn Foundation and as Fair Director of the Columbia County Agricultural Society (Chatham Fair).  Betsy lives in Chatham.

Kristen Schiffer has been promoted to Branch Manager of the Greenport/Hudson Branch offices.  Kristen joined the Bank team in 2019 as the Manager of the Kinderhook-Valatie Branch, and has been instrumental in the growth and success of that office.  Kristen has over 15 years banking experience, is a member of the Tri-Village Rotary, and lives in Chatham.

Headquartered in Catskill, New York, the Bank of Greene County is the only locally based Bank with offices in Ulster, Greene, Columbia and Albany Counties and has proudly served the Hudson Valley and Capital Region for over 130 years.

Promotions Mar22

From top, left to right – Kristen Schiffer, Greenport/Hudson Branch Manager, Andrea DiPace, Regional Branch Administrator, Don Gibson, President CEO, and Betsy Braley, Regional Branch Manager.




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