UTICA, NY (January 2, 2020) – NBT Bank recently announced the promotion of four employees based in the Mohawk Valley. Retail Territory Manager Tricia Bushee, Senior Business Banking Officer Alicia Johnson, and Channel and Customer Engagement Manager Gina Rossi were promoted to Vice President. Fair Lending Compliance Officer Hasan Bajrektarevic was promoted to Assistant Vice President.

Tricia Bushee joined NBT in 2017 and has more than 13 years of experience in the financial services industry. The Mohawk Valley Territory she manages includes branches in Oneida, Herkimer and Madison counties. A resident of Utica, Bushee studied business at Morrisville State College. She is a 2015 graduate of Leadership Mohawk Valley.

Alicia Johnson joined NBT in 2006 and has more than 35 years of experience in the financial services industry. She earned her bachelor’s degree in Business Administration-Business and Public Management from SUNY Polytechnic Institute. She holds many certificates from the Risk Management Association and the American Institute of Banking. An active member of her community, Johnson serves as Assistant Treasurer for the Kiwanis Club of Utica, board member of the Herkimer Region College & Career Scholarship Foundation and member of the Mohawk Valley Financial Women.

Gina Rossi has over 25 years of experience in marketing and advertising and joined NBT in 2017. Prior to joining NBT, Rossi owned her own advertising agency and was a marketing officer in the financial services industry. She earned her bachelor’s degree from Brigham Young University and is a graduate of the American Bankers Association School of Bank Marketing and Management. Outside of work, Rossi is a Yoga and Meditation Instructor.

Hasan Bajrektarevic has over 13 years of experience in financial compliance and joined NBT in 2006. In his current role, Hasan has been instrumental in developing the bank’s fair lending self-assessment and risk assessment protocols. He earned his bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice-Economic Crime Investigation from Utica College. Hasan is also a 2010 graduate of the Pennsylvania Bankers Association’s Compliance School.

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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