Kathleen Wiard

Kathleen Wiard

Mount Morris, N.Y. — Community Bank N.A. is pleased to announce the promotion of Kathy Wiard to branch manager of the Mount Morris location. She brings to the position more than 20 years of experience in the financial industry.


In her new role, Wiard will oversee the daily operations of the office, ensuring every customer receives the highest level of service. She will manage the effective delivery of the branch’s sales and service activities to ensure operational efficiency and integrity through adherence to policies and procedures.


Wiard has been with Community Bank N.A. since 2012 and has served the Livingston County market since 1997. She most recently served as a retail branch assistant in the Avon branch. Prior, Wiard spent time with HSBC Bank and Marine Midland Bank.


“We’re extremely excited for Kathy to take on this key position within the bank,” Community Bank N.A. District Manager Joilette Pendleton said. “Kathy was born and raised in this area and has spent the majority of her career here. Therefore, no one knows the needs of the community better than her. I know that her expertise and leadership will drive the continued success of the Mount Morris branch.”


Outside of the office, Wiard is active in her community, serving as a comfort-care volunteer with Teresa House, and as a member of Avon Lions Club and East Avon Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary. In addition, she is a New York State-qualified notary public, in Livingston County. Wiard resides in the village of Avon.


Community Bank N.A. is a Member FDIC and Equal Housing Lender.


About Community Bank System Inc.

Community Bank System Inc. operates more than 230 customer facilities across Upstate New York, Northeastern Pennsylvania, Vermont and Western Massachusetts through its banking subsidiary, Community Bank N.A. and has been serving its communities for more than 150 years. With more than $10 billion in assets, the DeWitt, New York-headquartered company is among the country’s 150 largest financial institutions. Community Bank, N.A. has consistently been ranked among the top 15 best banks in America by Forbes magazine for the past eight years running, and was most recently ranked third in 2019. In addition to a full range of retail and business banking services, the company offers comprehensive financial planning, insurance and wealth management services. Community Bank System Inc. subsidiaries/business units include OneGroup NY Inc., which provides risk management and commercial insurance, employee benefits and personal lines insurance; Community Bank Wealth Management, which provides investment advisory, personal trust and financial planning services, as well as personal, business and nonprofit portfolio design; and Benefit Plans Administrative Services Inc., which provides actuarial, retirement and VEBA/HRA plan administration, and collective investment fund, employee benefit trust and transfer agency services.


Community Bank System Inc. is listed on the New York Stock Exchange and the company’s stock trades under the symbol “CBU.” For more information about Community Bank, visit cbna.com or ir.communitybanksystem.com.

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