OSWEGO, NY, July 06 10, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Pathfinder Bancorp, Inc. has announced that Meghan Crawford-Hamlin and Eric Allyn have been elected to its board of directors, according to Chris Burritt, chairman of the board.
The election took effect on May 13, 2022 at the annual meeting of Pathfinder Bancorp, Inc.
Crawford-Hamlin is President of Institutional Sales at BHG Financial, where she oversees BHG’s sales strategy across bank partnerships and strategic partners. Crawford-Hamlin leads a national sales team focused on growing premium revenue and improving the customer experience while driving strategic sales partnerships. Since joining BHG in 2015, she has generated and nurtured relationships with hundreds of community banks nationwide, personally managing the sale of hundreds of millions of dollars in financing for highly skilled professionals to institutional buyers. .
Hamlin is very active in the banking industry, being a member of numerous national and state banking associations such as the American Bankers Association, as well as the Independent Community Bankers Association. While holding a Bachelor of Arts from Bucknell University, Crawford-Hamlin is also an active member of New York Cares, the American Cancer Society, and the CNY Autism Society of America.
Allyn is the former Chairman of the Board of Welch Allyn, Inc, which was sold to Hill Rom in 2015. Today, Allyn is a Managing Member and Chief Investment Officer of 50 State LLC and serves as a Trustee of more than 76 family trusts. In addition, Allyn is the founder and managing partner of two private equity funds, which he has managed since 2011. He also sits on the board of Health Care Originals; serves as an LP advisor for Armory Square Ventures; serves on the Board of Upstate Medical University; board member of the Allyn Family Foundation, where he has chaired the investment committee since 2008, and several other organizations past and present.
Allyn is a frequent speaker nationally and internationally on the topics of family business governance, family businesses, philanthropy and investment management. He graduated from Dartmouth College and received his MBA from the University of Virginia (Darden School).
“We are honored to welcome Eric and Meghan to the Board of Directors. Eric’s experience in leadership, mergers and acquisitions and capital markets, as well as his notoriety and philanthropic work in the financial market center of New York, will provide diverse experience, knowledge and opportunities for the company’s governance, business insights and capital markets reach,” Burritt said.
“Meghan will bring diverse perspectives on generational knowledge, marketing and sales. She has deep banking experience, direct lending experience and transformational knowledge in the development and implementation of digital banking platforms. She will play a key role in developing executive strategies in new lending opportunities and growing our digital bank,” Burritt added.
“Meghan and Eric are both dynamic and experienced leaders. Their collective expertise in driving vital growth, innovation and development will prove an invaluable addition to the Board, our senior management team and the bank’s strategic initiatives and overall success going forward.” , concluded Burritt.
About Pathfinder Bancorp, Inc.
Pathfinder Bank is a New York State chartered commercial bank headquartered in Oswego, with deposits insured by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. The Bank is a wholly owned subsidiary of Pathfinder Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ Capital Market; symbol: PBHC). The Bank has ten full-service offices located in its market areas comprising Oswego and Onondaga County and one limited-use office in Oneida County.
Chris R. Burritt, Chairman of the Board – (315) 529-0258
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