Bank of New Hampshire new Senior Vice President – Senior Retail Banking Officer - 260

LACONIA — Ann Nichols has been promoted to senior vice president – senior retail banking officer at Bank of New Hampshire.
Nichols joined the bank in June of 2007 with 33 years in the banking industry. Her experience has been concentrated in retail branch management, product development and implementation, sales management and business banking development. In her new role, Nichols will direct and manage the deposit operations, branch administration and sales performance for the bank’s retail branch banking division.
Nichols is a 2012 graduate of the ABA Stonier Graduate School of Banking at the University of Pennsylvania and will receive her Leadership Certificate from the Wharton Business School in June 2013, is a 2007 graduate of the New England School for Financial Studies at Babson College and a 2004 graduate of Leadership Lakes Region. She currently serves on the Finance Committee for Genesis Behavioral Health and was awarded the 2011 Helen Holbrook Leadership and Service Award in recognition for her contributions toward advancing mental health awareness in the community.
Nichols also serves as an incorporator for the Belknap Economic Development Council, serves on the Granite United Way Community Impact Committee for the Lakes Region, serves on the Board of Directors for the Pemigewasset Choral Society and is a member of the New Hampshire Music Festival Symphonic Chorus. Her interests include travel, music and the performing arts, hiking, kayaking, horseback riding and she is an avid outdoor sports enthusiast. 
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CAPTION — Ann Nichols, Senior Vice President – Senior Retail Banking Officer for the Bank of New Hampshire. (Courtesy photo)