Pratt promoted

Pratt, JoeBAR HARBOR — Joseph M. Pratt has been promoted to the position of president of Bar Harbor Trust Services. Pratt maintains offices in both Bangor and Ellsworth, leading a team of talented financial professionals who provide a full complement of services to high net worth individuals and nonprofits.

For the past 10 years, Pratt has been leading a team of 15 high performing sales and service professionals at Bar Harbor Trust Services, a subsidiary of Bar Harbor Bank & Trust. Before joining Bar Harbor Trust Services, he was a senior trust officer at Peoples Heritage Trust & Investment Group and a trust officer with Key Trust Company of Maine, having begun his financial services career with American Express Financial Advisors.

Pratt is a graduate of Bangor High school and earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Maine at Orono. In 1986, he entered the U.S. Air Force as a commissioned 2nd lieutenant and left active duty in 1992 as captain, serving in the U.S. Air Force Reserves until 2005.

Pratt is active in the community, serving as board vice-chair for the United Way of Eastern Maine, a trustee of the Bangor Public Library and a board member of Bangor Breakfast Rotary Charities. He was the founding president of the Maine Planned Giving Council and previously served on the board and as treasurer of the Maine Philanthropy Center as well as the Bangor YMCA.

In his spare time, Pratt enjoys fly fishing and white-water canoeing. He resides in Bangor with his wife, Becky. They have two adult daughters.

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