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SVP / Director of Residential Mortgage Lending
Stacey Sickler is the Director of Residential Mortgage Lending at C&N. Stacey has been in Mortgage Lending for 25 years including 21 with C&N. She is responsible for the mortgage lending line of business and does a limited amount of originating. Her office is in our Sayre Branch located at 1827 Elmira Street, Sayre, PA 18840.
She holds her B.S. Degree in Business Administration and Finance from Susquehanna University and is a graduate of the Advanced School of Banking at Bucknell University. She is also a graduate of the NY Penn Leadership Program. Stacey currently serves as Chairperson for the Bankers Settlement Services of Southwest PA and is serving on the advisory committee for the Mortgage Partnership Finance program with the Federal Home Loan of Pittsburgh. Active in her community, Stacey serves on the pension committee for Athens Township and is a past trustee of the Spalding Memorial Library, former member of the Choices Program, and active in her child’s school PTG.
Stacey and her husband, David, have two sons and live in the Athens area. Away from work, Stacey enjoys time with family, the outdoors and spending time in the Finger Lakes region.
"There is nothing more gratifying than helping people realize the dream of homeownership. It's an exciting time for them and I feel fortunate to have spent my career playing a role in that."
SVP / Regional Wealth Management Executive
Sam has been with C&N since 2011 and is currently the South Regional Manager of Financial Services. Prior to joining C&N, Sam was a Wealth Manager at Wienken Wealth Management in State College. Sam graduated with honors in business administration from the Whittemore School of Business and Economics at the University of New Hampshire. Sam holds a Series 7 and 66 securities license as well as his insurance license.
VP / Regional Personal Bank Manager
Elizabeth Johnson is a Regional Personal Bank Manager based in the Sayre branch. A native of the Troy area and graduate of Troy High School, Elizabeth has been in banking since 2008. Prior to coming to C&N, she held positions at Key Bank in Columbus, OH and Regions Bank in Anniston, AL.
VP / Mortgage Loan Originator
Kim Whiting is a Mortgage Loan Originator at C&N covering Cameron, Elk, Potter & McKean Counties. She has 27 years of banking experience with C&N. Kim's main office is located at 135 East Fourth Street, Emporium, PA 15834. Her satellite office is located at 10 N. Main Street, Coudersport, PA 16915.
Kim graduated from I.U.P. Academy of Culinary Arts and was also a Graduate of Pennsylvania Bankers Association School of Banking and Advanced School of Banking. She is currently the Vice President of the Cameron County Industrial Development Authority/Industrial Planning Corporation, sits on the North Central Regional Loan Review Committee and the North Central Audit and Finance Committee, along with being a board member of the Workforce Solutions for North Central PA. Kim is a member of the Emporium Rotary Club and serves as an Auditor for the County of Cameron.
AVP / Consumer Loan Underwriter
With over 28 years of experience in the finance industry, George Greeley brings a wealth of knowledge to C&N. Currently, he is the Consumer Loan Underwriter where he reviews credit reports and approves loans on a daily basis. In his time at C&N, he has also held the positions of Branch Lender and Business Development Officer. He is a graduate from the School of Banking, Advanced School of Banking and Commercial School of Banking. George maintains his superlative industry knowledge by taking courses offered through the American Institute of Banking, and by attending several educational seminars and conferences each year.
SVP / Director of Retail & Business Banking
Chrissi Hume is the Director of Retail & Business Banking at C&N. She has been with C&N since 2008, where she started as an Account Services Representative. As the leader of the Treasury Management Department, Chrissi works closely with business clients to understand their financial operations and make sure they have the appropriate banking services to fit their business needs. She is a Certified Treasury Professional (CTP) and an Accredited ACH Professional (AAP), and she received her degree in Business Administration from Penn State University.
Philip Prough, CFP®, CIMA®
SVP / Chief Investment Strategist
Philip is the Chief Investment Strategist and oversees the investment unit of the Trust and Financial Management Group. His responsibilities include the oversight of investment strategies, investment analysis and manager selections. Philip joined C&N in 2000. He was previously responsible for the delivery of C&N’s financial services, including the sales and service of Trust, Brokerage and Insurance services. He also retains administration duties for client accounts.
Prior to joining C&N, Philip’s experience at C&N, Prough Insurance Agency and Parente Randolph provided him with valuable skills and insight to lead his team to success at C&N. Philip’s driving philosophy is that “providing a deep, knowledgeable team gives our clients assurance that we have a sustainable support network to meet their changing financial needs. But it’s our personal service that demonstrates our clients will always be our primary focus.”
Philip is an honors graduate from Lycoming College, receiving his Bachelor's of Arts degree in Accounting. He received his Master of Business Administration from Colorado State University in 2012 and has held the designation of Certified Financial Planner® practitioner since 2003. He also holds various securities and insurance licenses.
Ben Howe, CTFA, MBA
VP / Regional Manager Financial Services Delivery
A lifelong resident of Elkland, PA, Ben joined C&N in 2012. With a focus on Retirement Planning, Estate Planning and Investment Management, he also provides Insurance and Financial Consultation and holds Series 7 and 63 securities registrations. Prior to joining C&N, Ben held positions at Unifirst Corp as a Sales Representative and District Service Manager. He was also a Marketing and Sales Associate at JT International. Throughout all of these roles and experiences, Ben has cultivated a unique skillset that focuses on building relationships with his clients. "Every client has different needs and objective, I enjoy the challenge and opportunity to find the right solutions for them."
Ben earned his Bachelor of Business Administration and his Master of Business Administration from St. Bonaventure University. He is an active volunteer for Relay for Live for the American Cancer Society and enjoys spending time in the outdoors.
SVP / Regional Commercial Lending Executive
Ryan J. Satalin is a Regional Commercial Lending Executive at C&N. Ryan has a wealth of experience in the financial arena, joining C&N in 2011. He previously spent four years with M&T Bank Corporation in Baltimore, MD, as a commercial relationship manager. He later moved to the M&T offices in Williamsport, PA, where he served as a business banking relationship manager.
He holds his BA degree from Johns Hopkins University and his MBA degree in finance from Iona College.
SVP / Director of Information Security
Pete Boergermann joined C&N in 1998. In his role as the Director of Information Security, he is responsible for managing the information security program at C&N, while also championing IT security to make it a critical part of C&N’s business operations. Pete has previously served as Information Technology Manager/Information Security Officer.
A United States Air Force Veteran, Pete graduated from the BAI Graduate School of Bank Operations through Vanderbilt Owen Graduate School of Management in 2006 and completed the Pennsylvania Bankers Association’s (PBA) School of Banking in 2009. He earned his credentials as a Certified Information Executive from USC Upstate Campus’s Institute for CIO Excellence in 2016. He also puts his expertise to valuable use as a member of the PBA IT Technology Committee and Chair of the PBA Cyber Sub-committee.
In his spare time, Pete serves as a School Board Member of New Covent Academy and as an Elder at the Church of the New Covent and volunteers for Susquehannock Trail Performance Rally and the Annual Laurel Classic Mountain Bike Challenge. He lives in Wellsboro with his wife, Cassie, and has three daughters, Alyssa, Joy and Mikaela.
VP / Regional Mortgage Loan Originator
Michelle Rae is a Regional Mortgage Loan Originator at C&N covering Bradford and Sullivan Counties as well as New York State. She had 19 years of experience in a similar capacity prior to joining C&N's Lending Team in 2012. In her role, Michelle is responsible for originating residential mortgages, including purchase, refinance, construction and land financing. Michelle's office is in our Sayre Branch located at 1827 Elmira Street, Sayre, PA 18840.
Michelle has her Bachelor's Degree in Business with Minors in Communications and Human Resources, and graduated from the NY Penn Leadership Program.. She is also very involved with C&N's Giving Back, Giving Together program, often volunteering and helping to raise funds to benefit her local community.
In her spare time, she enjoys camping, traveling and spending time with her family, including her three grandchildren.
"I'm a truly blessed to work for an organization that cares so much about their community, while having the ability to help our customers with the ultimate goal of becoming an homeowner."
VP / Regional Mortgage Loan Originator
Linda Gordner is a Regional Mortgage Loan Originator at C&N. Linda is responsible for originating residential mortgages, including purchases, refinance, new construction and land loans in the Lycoming and surrounding counties. She has over 48 years of banking experience, including 21 years with C&N. Linda has a wealth of knowledge in the mortgage industry and enjoys helping her clients with their financing needs. Linda’s office is in our Muncy Branch located at 3461 State Rt. 405, Muncy, PA 17756.
Linda is a graduate of Central Atlantic School of Banking, Central Atlantic Advanced School of Banking and Commercial Lending at Bucknell University.
Active in her community, Linda continues to serve as the secretary for Pine Township, Columbia County and has done so for the past 38 years. She also is active in GBGT events held at C&N to help support local charities.
Linda enjoys golfing, trips to Myrtle Beach, spending time with her family and especially time with her grandchildren.
VP / Mortgage Loan Originator
Andee Bryan is a Mortgage Loan Originator at C&N covering Tioga County and surrounding areas to include our NY market. She earned her Bachelor's of Science degree in Business Administration and Finance from Mansfield University in 2004. Andee has a professional background in Real Estate, beginning with her time at a local law firm where she worked on title searches and closing documentation. Prior to joining C&N in 2016, she worked at two local financial institutions. Shortly after starting her journey with C&N, Andee became a mortgage lender focusing on purchase, refinance and construction mortgages. Her customer focus, organization and attention to detail has excelled her knowledge and excellence in the mortgage arena.
Andee takes pride in helping the community both in and out of work. She credits her strong work ethic to being raised in a family who took gratification from their work and valued a positive outcome. “Our family's drive to go the extra mile has always spoken volumes to our integrity, determination and accountability, and I wouldn’t want it any other way," says Andee. She worked at her family's business at a young age and often spent time helping her community prosper. She plans to draw on these values to help customers turn their dreams into reality.
In her spare time Andee enjoys spending time with her children and husband doing various activities, such as camping, vacationing, crafting, and working on their family farm raising vegetables, beef, chickens and more. She also coaches softball and volunteers her time with the local 4-H chapter.
VP / Regional Mortgage Loan Originator
Rachel Brill is a Regional Mortgage Loan Originator at C&N covering Tioga and Potter Counties. She joined C&N in May of 2013, transitioning to her current position in February of 2021. Rachel’s drive and ambition has given her several opportunities to garner success at her position. She earned her B.S. in Business Management and a Minor in Information Systems Management from Pennsylvania State University in 2013. She joined C&N upon graduating and went through the C&N Credit Trainee Program where she spent time learning all aspects of lending, giving her valuable industry experience.
Very active in her community, she is a member of the Rotary Club and a board member for Wellsboro Area Chamber of Commerce.
SVP / Director of Retail Operations
Cassie began her banking career in 2001 as an Account Services Representative with Citizens Trust Company in Coudersport, PA where she worked for five years. In 2006, she left the industry temporarily to go to college full time at Mansfield University to pursue a degree in Business Administration. In 2008, Cassie was presented with an opportunity to work full time for Citizens & Northern Bank in Wellsboro, PA in their Deposit Operations Department. Since becoming an employee of Citizens & Northern Bank, Cassie managed their Overdraft Program for three years and then became the IRA Administrator and CD Specialist where she earned the national designation of Certified IRA Services Professional from The Institute of Certified Bankers in 2013. She was chosen to represent Citizens & Northern Bank at the Pennsylvania Bankers Association, Advanced School of Banking in 2013. In May 2015, Cassie was promoted to AVP/Branch Operations Coordinator where her responsibilities included effective management of branch staffing and scheduling models for all branch offices as well as implementation of operating policies and procedures.
Cassie graduated from the PBA Advanced School of Banking in July 2015 where she received the Dr. Philip O. Benham, Jr., Leadership Award, given to the top honor student. In January 2016, she was entrusted with the role of Regional Community Office Manager in addition to her Branch Operations Coordinator duties. She currently oversees two branch regions which include seven branch offices. Cassie has been with C&N for eleven years.
SVP / Controller