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People in Business: June 25, 2017

  • Harnish

  • Soules

Published: 6/25/2017 12:23:19 AM
Modified: 6/25/2017 12:23:20 AM

Judith Soules, of Springfield, Vt., has been appointed chief financial officer at One Credit Union. Soules has more than 20 years of financial management experience and has worked in marketing, sales, human resources, information technology and operations. Most recently, she served as CFO at Edgartown National Bank and Randolph National Bank. Soules holds undergraduate degrees from Cedarville University in Ohio and graduated from the Graduate School of Banking at Colorado.

Nikki Harnish, of Bethel, has joined DuBois & King consulting engineers as a helpdesk technician in the firm’s Information Technology Division. Harnish is a graduate of Vermont Technical College with a degree in computer engineering. Her experience includes customer service and diagnostic work for information technology departments of industrial and financial firms. She works in the firm’s Randolph headquarters.

Gary R. Mayo, of West Lebanon, president of the A.B. Gile Inc. insurance brokerage, has been recognized by The Society of Certified Insurance Counselors for his 35 years of professional leadership and advanced knowledge. Mayo earned the designation through a series of examinations and has maintained the designation by annual attendance at an approved CIC continuing education program. Mayo also holds the chartered property casualty underwriter, associate in risk management and association in claims professional designations.

Mark Pitkin, of Newport, president and CEO of Sugar River Bank, was elected vice chairman of the New Hampshire Bankers Association executive committee at the association’s annual meeting on June 20. Pitkin was elected secretary of the executive committee in 2015. A 1987 graduate of Newport High School, Pitkin joined Sugar River Bank in 1995 as a commercial loan officer and credit manager. Before that, he served as a bank examiner for the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. He has been Sugar River’s president and CEO since 2009 and was named Community Banker of the Year by the association in 2012.

The Sunday Valley News recognizes the achievements of members of the local business community in the Business & Money section. Submissions may be sent by email to: (high-resolution photographs may be attached in .jpg format), or by mail to: People in Business, c/o Sunday Valley News, P.O. Box 877, White River Junction, Vt. 05001. (Photographs cannot be returned unless accompanied by a stamped, self-addressed envelope.) All items are subject to editing for clarity or space. 

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