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President of Bangor Savings Bank to Deliver Keynote Address at Husson University – Southern Maine Commencement

Published on: May 15, 2015

BANGOR, MAINE - Bangor Savings Bank President and CEO Robert Montgomery-Rice will be delivering the keynote address at Husson University – Southern Maine’s Commencement Exercise at Woodfords Congregational Church in Portland, Maine on Saturday, May 16, 2015 at 11 a.m.

“It’s a privilege to have the leader of one of Maine’s oldest and most prestigious financial institutions address our students,” says Husson University President Robert A. Clark, Ph.D. “
“Bob’s leadership and dedication to serving the financial needs of our community give him a unique perspective on the important core values graduates need to become successful professionals.”

More Information About Robert Montgomery-Rice 

Montgomery-Rice is from Hampden, Maine. He began his career working at both large financial services companies and in community banking. Organizations where he held senior and executive roles include BankBoston, Cambridgeport Bank and Fidelity Investments. 

He joined Bangor Savings Bank in 2004. Prior to his current position, he served in a variety of executive leadership roles at Bangor Savings Bank including chief operating officer. He also has experience supervising the financial institution’s consumer banking, information technology, human resources, real estate management, and operations departments.

In 2015, Montgomery-Rice became the President and CEO of Bangor Savings Bank. That same year he joined the Board of Trustees of Bangor Bancorp, MHC.

Commencement 2015

More than 60 individuals will be receiving their degrees as part of this celebration of educational achievements. This year, the Husson University – Southern Maine Commencement Exercises will take place at Woodfords Congregational Church at 202 Woodford Street in Portland, Maine. The ceremony begins at 11 a.m. and takes approximately 90 minutes to complete. 
Guests are encouraged to arrive early to avoid traffic congestion and obtain choice seating. Tickets are not required. Those who arrive first, get to choose their seats first. Individuals with special needs should call (207) 941-7129 or email so Husson University can make the appropriate arrangements.

Bangor Savings Bank, with more than $3 billion in assets, offers retail banking and investment management services to Maine consumers as well as comprehensive commercial, corporate, payroll administration, merchant services, insurance, and small business banking services to Maine businesses and organizations. The Bank, founded in 1852, is in its 163nd year of service to the people of Maine, with 56 branches and on the Web at The Bangor Savings Bank Foundation was created in 1997. Together the Bank and its Foundation invest more than $1 million per year in the form of community sponsorships, nonprofit grants, and partnership initiatives.

For more than 100 years, Husson University has prepared future leaders to handle the challenges of tomorrow through innovative undergraduate and graduate degrees. With a commitment to delivering affordable classroom, online and experiential learning opportunities, Husson University has come to represent superior value in higher education. Our Bangor campus and off-campus satellite education centers in Southern Maine, Wells and Northern Maine provide advanced knowledge in business; health and education; pharmacy studies; science and humanities; as well as communication. In addition, Husson University has a robust adult learning program. For more information about educational opportunities that can lead to personal and professional success, visit

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