Bar Harbor Bankshares, the parent company of Bar Harbor Bank & Trust, recently announced the promotion of three senior officers to the position of executive vice president: Michael W. Bonsey, Gregory W. Dalton and Stephen M. Leackfeldt.
Bonsey, executive vice president and chief risk officer, is in charge of the Enterprise Risk Management Division comprising risk management, compliance, information security and credit administration, which includes the underwriting, documentation and managed assets functions for both commercial and consumer lending.
Bonsey holds a BS in Accounting, with distinction, from the University of Maine at Augusta and an MBA from the University of Southern Maine. After 14 years experience with community and regional banks in Massachusetts and Maine, Bonsey joined the Bar Harbor Bank & Trust in 2000.
Dalton, executive vice president-business banking, is in charge of the Business Banking Division and is responsible for the development and management of commercial banking relationships statewide.
Dalton holds a BS in finance from the Marriott School of Management at Brigham Young University. He is also a graduate, with distinction, of the ABA Stonier Graduate School of Banking and had his thesis accepted for publication. Dalton has been with Bar Harbor Bank & Trust for 20 years, joining the company in 1991.
Leackfeldt, executive vice president-retail banking, is in charge of the Retail Banking Division consisting of the bank’s branch sales and service network, call center operations, branch operations, residential and consumer lending, marketing and community relations.
Leackfeldt holds a BS in finance and an MBA from the University of Maine at Orono. After serving for 16 years with Machias Savings Bank in branch management and consumer lending leadership capacities, Leackfeldt joined Bar Harbor Bank & Trust in 2001.