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
As a Senior Vice President and Commercial Lender at Mascoma Bank, Terry brings decades of experience in all facets of commercial lending in Northern Vermont. Terry has a long track record of structuring complex transactions that help companies of all sizes to grow and prosper. She has worked with commercial real estate developers, manufacturers, medical practices, and myriad business construction and capital expenditure projects. She looks forward to helping local businesses succeed in Chittenden County and beyond. Learn more about Terry.
Peter joined Mascoma Bank in 2014 as a Senior Vice President, Commercial Lending, at our Loan Production Office in Burlington. A native of Chittenden County, Peter began his banking career in 1989 after graduating from Johnson State College. Peter is also a graduate of the American Bankers Association Stonier Graduate School of Banking. Peter lives with his family in Morrisville. Learn more about Peter.
Cailin joined Mascoma Bank in 2019 as Vice President, Commercial Loan Officer in the Burlington, Vermont, area. Cailin is passionate about helping Vermont businesses and has a broad understanding of commercial and industrial loans, as well as real estate loans. She also supports the community she lives in by actively volunteering and serving on the board for the Boys & Girls Club of Burlington. She has spent extensive time in the Vermont School Districts teaching financial literacy to students of all ages. 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 began her career in the mortgage lending industry in 1984, after being honorably discharged from the U.S. Navy. She joined Mascoma Bank in 2020, serving Burlington, Vermont, and the surrounding Chittenden County area. Her industry knowledge and broad understanding of products and guidelines allows her to provide the highest level of customer service to her clients.
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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.
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.