NORWICH, NY – (April 7, 2021) – NBT Bank President & CEO John H. Watt, Jr. announced that Barbara Schindler and Christopher Clark have joined NBT’s Southern Tier Advisory Board.

NBT Bank Advisory Board members work closely with bank management and share their experience and knowledge of the local business environment to help shape the bank’s continued growth and development in the region.

Schindler has been President, Chief Operating Officer of Golden Artist Colors, Inc. since 2001. She joined the organization in 1997 as Controller and also served as Chief Financial Officer. Golden Artist Colors, Inc. is a manufacturer of artist quality materials, including colors and mediums for painting in acrylics, oils and watercolor. Prior to GOLDEN, Schindler was the Controller for Niro Inc., an international firm with headquarters in Denmark. She earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Buffalo and has assisted the community in several capacities. Most recently, she has served as Board Member and Budget & Finance Committee Chair for ACHIEVE (Chapter of Arc NY), a member of the Finance/Investment Committee for the Sam & Adele Golden Foundation for the Arts, and a member of the Southern Tier Regional Economic Development Council.

Clark is the Chief Executive Officer of Clark Companies located in Delhi, NY. Clark Companies is a specialized contractor with a sole focus on the design and construction of high quality outdoor athletic facilities. Clark started his career with the company in 2007 as Project Manager, followed by Director of Operations in 2016, before stepping into his current role in 2019. In addition to professional pursuits, he is active in the community as a youth football coach and member of the SUNY Delhi Golf & Plant Sciences Advisory Council. He earned his bachelor’s degree from Franklin & Marshall College followed by an MBA from Union University.

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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