Glens Falls National Bank and Trust Co. has hired Karney Manning as branch manager of the Chestertown office.
In his new role, Manning will oversee daily operations, provide quality customer service and develop banking relationships to help customers reach their financial goals.
He brings five years of banking experience to the position.
Manning is a member of the Sons of The American Legion and currently serves as chaplain. He is also the former president of the Saint Rose Chapter of the American Marketing Association.
Manning has a bachelor’s degree from the College of Saint Rose and is from Silver Bay, N.Y.
Arrow Financial Corp. recently promoted three senior leaders to the position of executive vice president of its two subsidiary banks, Glens Falls National Bank and Trust Co. and Saratoga National Bank and Trust Co.
Michael Jacobs was promoted to executive vice president and chief information officer, Christine Snow was promoted to executive vice president and director of customer experience and Marc Yrsha was promoted to executive vice president and director of relationship banking.
Jacobs will continue to oversee all Information Technology services and support.
He has 20 years of IT financial services experience and is active in his community as a board member of Tri-County United Way.
Jacobs has a bachelor’s degree from Siena College and currently lives in Ballston Spa.
Snow oversees all customer operations and support. She has more than 40 years of retail banking experience and previously served as board member for Hope House and Literacy Volunteers of America.
Snow has a bachelor’s degree from Russell Sage College and currently lives in Clifton Park.
Yrsha oversees the retail banking network, business services including cash management and municipal banking, retail lending, small business lending and business development.
He has more than 17 years of diversified banking experience. He is active in his community serving as vice chair of the Adirondack Regional Chamber of Commerce, is a member of the Council of Business Advisors for the Lake George Association, and Warren County Local Development Corp. and Lake George Regional Planning Board loan review committees.
He is a graduate of Castleton State University and the Adirondack Regional Chamber of Commerce Leadership Class of 2013. He currently lives in Queensbury.
The company also recently promoted five leaders to senior vice president at Glens Falls National Bank and Saratoga National Bank .
They include director of information systems and support Wendy Brust, director of compliance and risk Leslie Munger, director of wealth management Tracey Norman, director of indirect lending Dan Segrell and director of residential lending Ginny Sullivan.
Brust oversees the IT applications department and support team. She has more than 30 years in the banking and information technology industry. She currently serves on the board of the Veterans and Community Housing Coalition. She has an associate’s degree from SUNY Adirondack and lives in Ballston Spa.
Munger leads corporate enterprise risk management and oversees information security, fraud, community reinvestment and regulatory compliance. She has more than 35 years in the financial services industry and currently lives in Gansevoort.
In her Wealth Management role, Norman oversees the investment, trust and retirement services departments. She has more than 25 years of experience in the industry. She has a bachelor’s degree from Siena College. She lives in Schaghticoke.
Segrell oversees the company’s indirect lending program with auto dealers. He has more than 30 years of experience with the company in customer service and lending.
Segrell has a bachelor’s degree from SUNY Plattsburgh. He volunteers with Tri-County Literacy as a tutor and lives in Queensbury.
Sullivan oversees the residential mortgage lending department. She has more than 35 years of experience with the company primarily in credit administration, consumer and residential lending operations.
Sullivan serves on the boards of HomeFront Development, counties of Warren and Washington Industrial Development Agency and Civic Development Corp., and is an active member of the Zonta Club of Glens Falls. She has an associate’s degree from SUNY Adirondack and lives in Hudson Falls.
Associates of Glens Falls Insurance announced the hiring of Jennifer Collins as a commercial lines account manager.
Collins holds a New York State Insurance Agents’ license and has been an active member of the local insurance community for over 30 years in a variety of commercial insurance roles.
Collins lives in Argyle.
Established in 1967, Associates of Glens Falls is an independent insurance agency specializing in all types of personal and commercial insurance. The AOGF agents service clients locally and across the United States.
NBT Bank announced that Karen Sastri has been named Chief Diversity Officer. This appointment marks the next milestone for NBT’s diversity, equity and inclusion efforts, with the designation of the role of Chief Diversity Officer on a full-time basis.
As Chief Diversity Officer, Sastri provides continuity for NBT’s established DE&I initiatives and will work with leadership to establish new programs and best practices, focusing on recruitment, retention and development.
Sastri joined NBT Bank in 1996 and has extensive experience in training and development and employee relations. She earned a bachelor’s degree from University of Albany and holds a strategic Human Resources Business Partner certification (sHRBP). Sastri is active in the community, serving as a board member for the Chenango United Way and Dollars for Scholars, as well as a member of the Norwich Boys Soccer Boosters. She also previously served on the Board of Directors for the United Way of New York State.