Mascoma Bank has served as a progressive and steady partner for businesses in Northern Vermont for the past three decades. Today, as a Certified B Corp, we use business as a force for good with three retail offices in the Burlington area and a complete team of banking specialists to better serve neighbors, businesses, nonprofits, and the community. As the only Certified B Corp bank serving Northern and Central Vermont, we are different by design, earmarking 10% of our pre-tax income for philanthropy, and making decisions locally so you know the person you talk to understands where you are coming from and is ready to help.
As a business person, you understand how important it is to know your customer and provide that special service that sets you apart from your competition. The business bankers at Mascoma Bank understand this. That’s why we take the time to get to know you and your business personally, and work with you to create a package of banking services that best helps your business grow and flourish.
Commercial Lending Team Members
Terry Johansson brings decades of experience in all facets of commercial lending in Northern Vermont to her role as a Senior Vice President and Commercial Lender at Mascoma Bank. Terry has a long track record of structuring complex transactions that help companies of all sizes grow and prosper. Learn more about Terry.
Peter Jones joined Mascoma Bank in 2014 as a Senior Vice President, Commercial Lending, at our Loan Production Office in Burlington. In addition to his responsibilities as a commercial lender, Peter is Mascoma’s Northern Vermont Market Leader, leading our three-member commercial team and assisting with the development and growth of our retail presence in the Burlington area. Learn more about Peter.
Cailin McMurdo-Minnich joined Mascoma Bank in 2019 as Vice President, Commercial Loan Officer in the Burlington, Vermont, area. Cailin has held numerous roles since beginning her banking career in 2009. She is passionate about helping Vermont businesses, brings a wealth of knowledge to the market, and has a broad understanding of commercial loans, real estate loans, and renewable energy loans. Learn more about Cailin.
For more than 120 years, Mascoma Bank has been meeting the mortgage needs of the people in New Hampshire and Vermont. We combine the latest technology with outstanding personal service. Your home is your most important investment. Be sure you finance it with local experts who know the community and are dedicated to your needs.
Christie Mitchell joined Mascoma Bank in 2020, serving Burlington, Vermont, and the surrounding Chittenden County area. She began her career in mortgage lending in 1984, after being honorably discharged from the U.S. Navy. As a Certified Mortgage Professional, Christie’s industry knowledge and broad understanding of products and guidelines allow her to provide the highest level of customer service to her clients.
Through nearly 40 years in the financial services industry, Pete has gained broad knowledge and understanding of mortgage products, programs, and guidelines that help tailor the right mortgage program to best fit a customer’s needs and goals. Nothing is more satisfying to Pete than helping people buy their first home or a move-up home, purchase an investment property, or refinance their existing mortgage to maneuver them into a better financial position.
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Easy to access, right on Shelburne Ave., our friendly staff is ready to help. And we have a fridge stuffed with “B Snacks” from some of our favorite local vendors. Stop by and say hello on your way home, to work, or when you are shopping.
Look for us in the Maltex building in the heart of the Arts District. Easy to access from most parts of the city, our branch office also offers two conference rooms that we make available to community groups who need a place to meet. And, of course, don’t forget to check the fridge for locally produced B Snacks.
Community Development Team
Whether they are helping you in one of our three local offices or out in the community, the members of our Community Development Team are committed to using business as a force for good and helping to make lives better for our customers and our community. Please feel free to reach out to them with any questions you may have.
Private Banking at Mascoma Bank starts with what we have always been known for: putting our customers first, understanding the big picture, and providing the right tools to meet every goal. Private Banking blends these ideals together with a level of expertise and coordination that helps today’s professionals navigate increasingly complex financial needs.
Throughout her career, Bethany has focused on delivering the highest-quality professional practice and personal banking services to clients in Chittenden County. With over 35 years of professional banking experience, Bethany was most recently Senior Private Banker, Senior Vice President at People’s United Bank. She provides advice, counsel, and personalized customer service tailored to meet the individual needs of her clients. Learn more about Bethany.
Karen has over 14 years’ of experience working with Private Banking clients. She is a member of Women In Leadership and has completed the Lead From Any Chair program. She has received several awards from her colleagues for her dedication and hard work in Private Banking. Karen lives in Charlotte, Vermont, with her husband and two cats. She enjoys exercising, exploring different types of food cultures, and spending time with family and friends. Learn more about Karen.
Since the beginning, it has been our commitment to give back to the cities and towns where we live and work. From municipalities to local not-for-profit organizations of every stripe, the Bank’s philanthropic efforts have always been geared towards strengthening our communities. Each year, the Bank and the Mascoma Bank Foundation donate more than $1 million to local organizations throughout Northern New England. Take a look at some of the places in Burlington that have benefitted from this commitment.