ROME, NY (December 9, 2021) – NBT Bank Territory Manager Tricia Bushee welcomes three new branch managers to the company’s Mohawk Valley team. Jessica Nester joins as Branch Manager for the Rome Westgate Office, Lanae Klingensmith will lead the Clinton team and Lori Alderwick is the new Whitesboro Branch Manager.

“We’re excited to welcome Jessica, Lanae and Lori and look forward to incorporating their years of local banking leadership experience to the NBT team,” Bushee said.

Nester has nearly 15 years of financial services experience. Throughout her career, she has held positions with Rome Teachers Federal Credit Union and MetLife, most recently serving as Branch Manager of M&T Bank’s Mohawk Acres Office. She earned a bachelor’s degree from Cazenovia College and a master’s degree from Utica College. Nester supports the community through her involvement as Chair of the Membership Committee with the Rome Area Chamber of Commerce.

Klingensmith joins the company from M&T Bank, where she most recently served as Vice President and Senior Branch Manager of the Whitesboro Office. Her previous experience also includes roles with First Niagara/Key Bank. Klingensmith is a 2015 Leadership Mohawk Valley graduate. In her personal time, she serves the community as a Board Member of Clinton Early Learning Center and member of the Clinton Chamber of Commerce and the Greater Utica Chamber of Commerce.

Alderwick comes to NBT with more than 23 years of banking experience, including previous roles with M&T Bank and Bank of America. Her experience includes leading a branch team, customer service, as well as research and adjustments. Alderwick attended Utica College and holds a New York State Life Insurance License.

Mohawk Valley Team Additions

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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