Katherine A. Dering, Vice-Chair
Katherine A. Dering brings to the Board over 27 years of accounting and finance experience, of which 17 years were dedicated to the banking industry. Ms. Dering has held numerous financial and accounting posts in community banking organizations, most recently as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Provident Bank. During her tenure at Provident, she was a key representative for its initial public offering and led strategic planning and growth plans. She left Provident in 2003. In addition to her tenure with Provident, Ms. Dering has also held senior executive positions with Great Country Bank in Connecticut and Dollar Dry Dock Bank in White Plains. Ms. Dering joined Debt Resolve Inc. in 2005 as Chief Financial Officer for a two-year period. In that position she helped the company complete its initial public offering and since 2007 has been in retirement. Ms. Dering, a resident of Bedford, holds a BA from Le Moyne College and an MBA in Accounting and Economics from the University of Minnesota.