Spotlight On Success: Lindsay Jones

  Spotlight On Success: Lindsay Jones Bath Savings Institution Every course I have taken through CFTEA has benefited me in some way, not just at work, also in my personal life. I have gained tremendous knowledge which supports the work I do. I feel I have a deeper understanding of interest rates, payment allocation and most importantly team work. Through the communication courses I have taken I have a better understanding of how to speak with confidence and how to


Recognizing Our 2020 Spotlight Award Winner

Spotlight Award – Judy Folsom, Bar Harbor Bank & Trust Judy’s work on the board is rivaled by her innovative approaches to reach employees with necessary training using distance learning. Our Spotlight award focuses on key contributions to learning and development in an organization by a board or council member. Judy’s presentation at the 2018 Leaders Conference highlighted the work she does to provide employees access to necessary IRA and H.S.A. training while reducing travel costs and building an engaging


CFTEA Partners with MindEdge on Modern Banking Representative Certificate

BOSTON, Oct. 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The Center for Financial Training & Education Alliance (CFTEA) will offer its Certified Modern Banking Representative program online through MindEdge Learning. This entry-level certification for those pursuing banking careers includes four online courses and a certification exam. Powered by MindEdge, the courses are:  Banking Today; Fighting Fraud; Law and Banking, and Quality Service for Banking. Participants in this program learn through games, videos from industry experts, interactive exercises, quizzes, and other engaging content. Those who pass the


2020 Making a Difference Award

Making a Difference Award – Joe Happnie, MEMIC Joe recently joined the CFTEA board.  While the pandemic has hampered the ability to meet together in person, he has continued to provide fresh perspectives on learning and development that challenge the future of CFTEA course delivery. The Making a Difference Award is based on innovative thinking and inspiration. Despite a brief time on the board, a pandemic and his first child on the way, Joe recorded and was the guest speaker


Spotlight On CFTEA’s Board: Marcia Benner

Spotlight On Success: Marcia Benner Darimascotta Savings Bank   I became a board member for CFTEA because education and career advancement is something that I am a huge supporter of. Being able to combine this passion with my banking experience by joining CFTEA had me at “hello”! The most rewarding part of being a board member is meeting and connecting with new people through my membership on the Board that I would have most likely not otherwise! I would recommend


Recognizing Council of the Year!

Sapphire Award – Council of the Year :  Lakes Region New Hampshire Our Lakes Region council is small but mighty!  A huge congratulations to Katrina Randlett for her innovative approaches to education that allowed the financial institutions under the New Hampshire Mutual Bancorp to continue learning during this health crisis. Katrina’s work at leveraging ideas and innovation to create engaging environments for continued learning while reducing travel, focusing on health and safety and charging forward to still support employee learning


Spotlight On Success: Emily LeClair

Spotlight On Success Emily LeClair Woodsville Guaranty Savings Bank   “I have benefited greatly from my current course with CFTEA. I came into my position not knowing much of Commercial Lending, but by taking courses that are specific to my position, I have been able to apply what I’ve learned to what I do day to day. I don’t think I can name just one thing about what I’m learning that has helped me in my day-to-day. All that I


Leaders Conference Winner: Jill Tetrault

Congratulations, Jill Tetrault! Jill is the winner of the 2020 virtual Leaders Conference word scramble, video challenge. The word was DISCOVER. Join us in congratulating Jill for earning a guided learning course of her choice using our new LMS – CFTEA Workplace! Discover CFTEA and all it has to offer your career!


2020 Virtual Leaders Conference a Success!

Three cheers for attendees at the 2020 CFTEA Virtual Leaders Conference! While meeting in person wasn’t an option due to COVID-19, the energy and sharing came through the learning and development community! Thank your for your attendance and engagement. Our conference had over fifty in attendance from Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont and Virginia! For those that weren’t able to attend – follow CFTEA on Facebook or on our news page for the latest information and announcements coming out of our

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