Bar Harbor Bank & Trust recently welcomed Gary E. Jones, VP/chief credit officer, to the company. Jones’ office is located in the Bar Harbor branch at 82 Main St.
Having more than 25 years of lending experience with financial institutions throughout the Southeastern United States, Jones is part of Bar Harbor Bank & Trust’s Enterprise Risk Management Team. He is responsible for maintaining the credit culture and managing sound lending practices.
Prior to joining Bar Harbor Bank & Trust, Jones was managing member of Risk Advisory Services for R&G Consulting Group, LLC and risk advisory services manager for Financial Institutions with McGladrey, LLP, both located in Orlando, Fla.
Jones is versed in risk analysis, loan portfolio review, due diligence assessment, SBA lending and commercial loan underwriting.
A native of Virginia, Jones holds a bachelor’s degree from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.