July 29, 2008 – Portsmouth, NH – Jay Gibson, President and CEO of Piscataqua Savings Bank has announced two promotions to the staff there.
Kathy Donovan, CTFA, who began at the bank’s Trust & Investment Department in 2002 as a Trust Officer and was promoted to Assistant Vice President after receiving her diploma as a Certified Trust & Financial Advisor in 2005, has been named Vice President. Her role is to guide families with a hands-on approach to the administrative and estate planning services of the department.
Before joining Piscataqua’s Trust & Investment Department, Donovan served as a Trust & Estate Paralegal with two distinguished Portsmouth law firms: McLane, Graf, Raulerson & Middleton PA and Robinson, Boesche & Sennott PA.
“What we do is a complex and sometimes confusing area for people. At Piscataqua, we’re able to provide highly personalized attention to the families we serve. It’s a place where people can come to get answers to all their questions regarding tax, investment, estate and long-term financial planning issues in a comfortable environment. I really value being able to offer that level of service to our clients.”
Donovan lives in Plaistow, New Hampshire with her husband.
Antone Cabral who began with Piscataqua Savings Bank in 2001 as their Information Technology Coordinator, has been named Assistant Vice President/IT Officer. His role is focused on the administration and maintenance of the bank’s entire computer system as well as oversight of all other IT needs. “The best thing about working here is the camaraderie among all the employees. This really is a family environment and that’s hard to find in a work setting,” said Cabral.
Prior to working with Piscataqua, Mr. Cabral was a computer consultant. He lives in Dover with his wife and two children.
Piscataqua Savings Bank is dedicated to serving local individuals and families and has been a cornerstone of the Portsmouth community since 1877.