Lapointe appointed

Lapointe JohanneBAR HARBOR — Johanne Lapointe has been hired by Bar Harbor Bank & Trust to be senior vice president – internal audit. Her office is in Ellsworth. Lapointe will ensure that the bank’s internal control, risk management and governance processes are effective, thereby protecting the assets, reputation and sustainability of the bank.

Lapointe has 16 years of experience in public and internal auditing, including financial, operational and regulatory auditing. She most recently worked for TD Bank. She also has worked for John Hancock Financial Services, Deloitte & Touche and Ernst & Young.

A native of Fredericton, New Brunswick, Lapointe earned her bachelor’s degree in accounting and economics from the University of New Brunswick. She is a chartered professional accountant, certified investments and derivatives auditor and certified internal auditor.

Lapointe and her husband, Michael, parents of four children, have relocated to Ellsworth from Nashua, N.H. She is looking forward to being involved in the local community, helping with bank-sponsored events and volunteering at her children’s school.

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