Category: Spotlight on Success

Announcing! Council of the Year North Country, New Hampshire

Council of the Year- Sapphire Award – Kristina McLaughlin from Passumpsic Bank, Lisa Engel from Wells River Savings Bank, Erica Antonucci from Union Bank, VT & NH as well as Rhonda Caswell and Kristina Bishop from Woodsville Guaranty Savings Bank were the recipients of this year’s Sapphire Award! Over the years, CFTEA has actively recognized key contributors that support career focused learning and instruction in their local areas. The North Country, New Hampshire Council provided critical support to run courses in their area and


Making a Difference Award – Katrina Randlett – NH Mutual Bancorp and Nancy Birtwell Hines – Atlantic Bay Mortgage Group

Recognition: Making a Difference Award – Katrina Randlett – NH Mutual Bancorp and Nancy Birtwell Hines – Atlantic Bay Mortgage Group Over the years, CFTEA has actively recognized key contributors to innovation and inspiration in the realm of .learning and development. Katrina and Nancy have shown themselves leaders in supporting employees and students. Recently, Katrina and Nancy collaborated in an innovative way to conduct American Bankers Association‘s Legal Foundations in Banking. By leveraging technology and working to support quality career development, Nancy has

Spotlight Award

Recognition: Spotlight Award (Lisa Holt of Partners Bank and Kystal Boivin of Claremont Savings Bank)

Recognition: Spotlight Award – Lisa Holt – Partners Bank and Krystal Boivin – Claremont Savings Bank Over the years, CFTEA has actively recognized key contributors to learning and development as well as the development and evolution of our non-profit. This year we are happy to announce the introduction of our Spotlight Award. Both Lisa and Krystal have taken the lead in presenting new ideas and solutions, actively offering and following up with assistance, promoting CFTEA within their communities in new and interesting ways


Instructor Spotlight: Kristina McLaughlin

Instructor Spotlight: Kristina McLaughlin, Passumpsic Bank Human Resources and Employee Engagement Officer I have taught for CFTEA for over five years and genuinely enjoy each course and curriculum. I love that CFTEA courses allow you to put your own personal insights to ensure students get a unique experience that allows for flexibility in organizational culture and procedures. In my career, I have personally seen CFTEA courses help develop multiple students by allowing them access to education that they otherwise wouldn’t have


Spotlight On Success: Robin Hubbard

Spotlight On: Robin Hubbard “I started taking classes through CFTEA in 2009 and am currently taking classes and making personal goals to receive several diplomas and certificates. The classes CFTEA offer have helped me grow and become more confident in my career and have also made me take an interest in things I never knew I would be interested in. CFTEA classes have helped me with the everyday tasks as a teller and through some of the difficulties of opening

Marcie Hart - Ledyard National

Spotlight on Marcie Hart

Marcie Hart Mortgage Loan Processor Ledyard National Bank Marcie is currently in Mortgage Loan Processing and working towards her bachelor’s through CFTEA in partnership with St. Joseph’s College for a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration. “I love how flexible CFTEA is and the great educational tools and opportunities available. Until, I was introduced to CFTEA and took my first course, Principles of Banking, I never imagined banking would be the career path for me. The continued training I have received from


Spotlight On: Rayanne West

Rayanne West Bath Savings Institution At our student banquet in Auburn, Rayanne talked about how taking CFTEA classes have helped her gain confidence in her career path.


Spotlight On: Shauna Schmidt

Shauna Schmidt Bar Harbor Bank & Trust Shauna Schmidt took our assisted self study classes to fit in with her busy work and home schedule and hopes to complete even more CFTEA classes! Thank you and Congratulations Shauna!


Spotlight On: Lani Smith

Lani Smith Machias Savings Bank Lani Smith, one of our student speakers at our banquet in Machias, ME talks about her path to education and the CFTEA courses that have helped her become a leader.


Spotlight On: Brianna Critch

Brianna Critch Claremont Savings Bank Brianna talked about our wonderful assisted self study classes and how they allow the flexibility and confidence to take control of your education! Thank you and Congratulations Brianna!!

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