BENNINGTON >> The Bank of Bennington recently announced that Karen Lemnah has joined the bank as vice president of residential loan operations. Lemnah joins The Bank of Bennington after five years with Heritage Family Federal Credit Union. Lemnah has over 30 years of banking experience including mortgage loan operations, quality control, loan compliance and secondary market. Lemnah also served as a certified residential real estate appraiser for 15 years.
"I am delighted to be working with The Bank of Bennington because it is an institution that truly believes in the importance of not only serving the community, but collaborating with the community it serves," Lemnah said. She is a board member of Neighborworks of Western Vermont and serves as the chair of the Loan Committee for Neighborworks. She has resided in Manchester Center for 25 years with her husband, Patrick, and their daughter, Avery.
James Brown, president of The Bank of Bennington, said, "We feel privileged to have Karen join our team. She brings tremendous talent to our operations."
The Bank of Bennington, founded in 1917, is a full-service mutual community bank headquartered in Bennington, VT with branches in Manchester, Bennington, and Arlington, VT. Known for its customer service, financial strength, and community involvement, the bank offers financial planning services and an array of deposit and loan products including checking, savings, certificates of deposit, retirement plans, and loan accounts for personal and commercial customers. Bauer Financial, an independent bank-rating service, has awarded The Bank of Bennington their 5-star superior' rating for over twenty consecutive years.