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Bank Announces New Department & Promotion

Donald Gibson, President & CEO of the Bank of Greene County, announces the creation of a new department and the promotion of Allen E. Austin IV to manage the Department. Donald Gibson stated: “The Bank has been very successful in growing our corporate customer base over the past few years.  Due to our continued growth, it is my pleasure to announce we are expanding our services to large corporate customers.  Customer service is a top priority to the Bank of Greene County, regardless of your balance or length of time as a customer.  However, with the creation of our new Corporate Cash Management department, we will have a dedicated team which will be 100% focused on the unique needs of our largest customers.”

Allen Austin has been promoted to lead this new department, as the Director of Cash Management & Administrative Officer. Allen joined the bank in 2014 as part of the Bank’s Management Training Program.  After completing the program, he was placed in the Municipal Banking Department, where he held several positions of increased responsibility.

Allen is a graduate of Babson College in Boston, MA with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management. He earned his Master’s degree and an Executive Certificate in Leadership from the Graduate School of Banking at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2017.  Allen is a graduate of Catskill High School, and was honored by the New York State Assembly as the 2009 Greene County Citizen of the Year. He is very involved in the local community, and is a board member of the Greene County Quantum Fund, and Catskill Educational Foundation.  He resides in Earlton,  Greene County.

Headquartered in Catskill, the Bank of Greene County is the only locally based bank with offices in Greene, Albany, Columbia and Ulster Counties. Proudly serving the Hudson Valley for over 130 years.


Don Gibson and Allen Austin

Don Gibson, President & CEO, and Allen Austin

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