Category: Spotlight on Success

Spotlight On Success: Mason Gilmer

Spotlight On Success: Mason Gilmer F&M Bank Mason is currently a Teller I / Customer Service Rep for Farmers & Merchants Bank. This is what he had to say about his experience learning with CFTEA: “I have found that [taking classes with CFTEA are] an excellent opportunity. I have recently completed Principles of Banking and I have already learned so much about banking as an industry. I am currently enrolled in Today’s Teller and this course will help me to

Jillian Porter

Spotlight on Success: Jillian Porter

Spotlight On Success: Jillian Porter Partners Bank This is what Jillian had to say about her CFTEA experience: “I’ve benefited from taking my CFTEA courses by being given more supervisor responsibilities and decision making skills. I believe that continuing education is important for professionals in today’s business environment because it offers everyone a chance to always critique and become more confident with themselves and with their work. My future plans for my banking education is to learn as much as

Denelle Noyes

Spotlight on Success: Denelle Noyes

Spotlight On Success: Denelle Noyes Passumpsic Bank​   This was Denelle’s experience learning with CFTEA: “I decided to take classes with CFTEA because I wanted to expand my banking knowledge.  I wanted to understand products, services, processes, and regulations so that I could better understand my job and be as informed as possible to speak with and assist our customers efficiently and intelligently. One thing that I have learned from taking CFTEA courses that continues to help me in my

Lynn Andrews

Instructor Spotlight: Lynn Andrews

CFTEA Instructor Spotlight: Lynn Andrews Skowhegan Savings Instructor with CFTEA for 10+ Years This is what she has to say about her experience as a CFTEA instructor: “At the beginning of my first class, I like to open up the CFTEA website and show the class where they can find information about certificates and diplomas and let them know that Principles of Banking is a core requirement and once this class is completed, they are on their way to meeting

Alexandra Johnston

Spotlight on Success: Alexandra Johnston

Spotlight On Success: Alexandra Johnston Damariscotta Bank & Trust This is what Alexandra had to say about taking courses with CFTEA: “CFTEA courses have given me so much confidence. Having the knowledge and skills to perform my job accurately and efficiently has been incredible. Each and every situation I have encounter I have been able to pull skills or knowledge from a course I took through CFTEA! Learning never stops. I believe that if you think you know it all,

Lise Patterson

Instructor Spotlight: Lise Patterson

CFTEA Instructor Spotlight: Lise Patterson Androscoggin Bank Instructor with CFTEA for 10+ Years This is what Lise had to say about her experience as a CFTEA instructor: “I have been in the banking industry since 1979. With that amount of experience comes a valuable skill set and “tricks of the trade” that only time and experience can provide. Sharing that information, in my opinion, is not only vital but is also a responsibility for anyone who has a career in any


Spotlight on Success: Meagan Halliday

Spotlight on Success: Meagan Halliday Damariscotta Bank & Trust This is what Meagan had to say about her experience working with CFTEA: “I decided to take the Modern Supervisor course with CFTEA because I wanted to increase my knowledge and skills when it comes to being a manager. I was offered to take the course when I received my promotion to Assistant Manager. I have also encourage some of our Customer Relationship Representatives to take the customer service course offered

Lisa Prosper

Instructor Spotlight: Lisa Prosper

CFTEA Instructor Spotlight: Lisa Prosper The Bank of Bennington Instructor with CFTEA for 5+ Years This is what Lisa had to say about working as an instructor with CFTEA: “I have learned right along with the employees. Each time I teach the course again there is a new group of faces, new questions, and new perspectives. I have been able to get to know the employees better, on a more personal level which is wonderful. The best perk is I

Barbara Bernito

Spotlight on Success: Barbara Berinato

Spotlight On Success:  Barbara Berinato Norway Savings Bank “I have really appreciated the opportunity Norway Savings Bank provides in order to continue your education at your own pace through CFTEA courses. I have definitely benefited from these courses and have been able to quickly progress in my career, having recently been promoted to Branch Supervisor. CFTEA allows me to choose how I take the courses in a way that suits my learning style. I prefer the guided learning programs which

Linda Bridges

Instructor Spotlight: Linda Bridges

Linda Bridges Kennebunk Savings Instructor with CFTEA for 10+ Years Linda Bridges, a long time partner and supporter of CFTEA, has been nurturing career growth for many generations of banking professionals through their learning and development. This is what she has to say about her experience as a CFTEA instructor: “Personally; I think CFTEA does a great job coordinating training and offering a varying class schedule to help folks achieve their educational goals.  I’ve benefited from being an instructor for

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