NORWICH, NY (September 28, 2020) – NBT Bancorp Inc. (“NBT” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: NBTB) announced today that Johanna Ames has been appointed to the Boards of Directors for NBT Bancorp Inc. and NBT Bank, N.A.

Ames is president of Ames Linen Service, a women-owned commercial laundry and linen rental company located in Cortland, NY that serves approximately 1,000 customers in the education, food and beverage, healthcare and hospitality industries throughout Central New York. Her fourth-generation business is nearly 100 years old and employs 85.

“We are pleased to welcome Johanna Ames to board service at NBT,” said NBT Board Chair Martin A. Dietrich. “Her experience and perspective as a business owner and her leadership in the community make her a strong fit for our organization. We look forward to Johanna’s contributions to our efforts to be responsive to our customers and to strategically guide our business forward.”

Ames joined NBT Bank’s Southern Tier Advisory Board in 2016. She serves on the Boards of Directors for Guthrie Healthcare System, Inc. and Cortland County Business Development Corporation/Industrial Development Agency. She chairs the Cortland College Foundation Board of Directors and is a member of the Colgate University Alumni Council. In 2018, she was the recipient of SUNY Cortland’s College-Community Appreciation Award.

About NBT Bank

NBT Bank offers personal banking, business banking and wealth management services from locations in seven states, including New York, Pennsylvania, Vermont, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Maine and Connecticut. The bank and its parent company, NBT Bancorp Inc., are headquartered in Norwich, NY. NBT Bancorp had assets of $13.44 billion as of March 31, 2024 and is traded on the Nasdaq Global Select Market under the symbol NBTB. More information about NBT is available online at www.nbtbank.com. Member FDIC.

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