April 16, 2009 – Portsmouth, NH –Piscataqua Savings Bank is pleased to announce Ken Clark as Chairman of the Board of Trustees. Clark, retired Major General with the New Hampshire National Guard succeeds recent Chair Fred Pettigrew, who had served on the Board since 1992.
Ken Clark began his involvement with Piscataqua Savings Bank as a member of the Board of Corporators in 1998. He was elected to the Board of Trustees in 2002. As Chairman, Clark said, “I have a deep commitment to this downtown institution and we’ll continue to keep up with the times while always maintaining our roots. As a small bank we’ve done a good job applying the latest technologies. And, I think the concept of mutuality is more valuable today than ever. We’re really proud of the strength of this Bank.”
President/CEO, Jay Gibson said, “Ken’s professional experience brings outstanding organizational skills along with the ability to focus on a vision for the future while preserving the long-established values and heritage of the Bank.”
The only mutual bank based in Portsmouth today, Piscataqua Savings is dedicated to serving local individuals and families and has been a cornerstone of the Portsmouth community since 1877. Information is available at www.piscataqua.com.