SBSI Announces New Hires and Promotion

As we settle into 2024, Saco & Biddeford Savings (SBSI) is continuing to expand employment and promote from within to fulfill roles in multiple departments at the bank. 

Gillian Ballute has accepted the position of Vice President, Compliance Manager. Ballute has most recently been employed as a Compliance Manager at Stone Coast Fund Services.

John Ruppert has accepted the position of Vice President, Information Security Officer. Ruppert has an extensive background in IT and Information Security, and has most recently been employed at Bath Savings Institution as Assistant Vice President Network Security.

Sarah Gonneville has been promoted to Assistant Vice President, Retail Operations Manager. Gonneville joined the South Portland Team in 2012 as a Teller. In 2014, she received two promotions; the first was to a Customer Relationship Associate and the other was to a Customer Relationship Officer. In 2016, Gonneville was promoted to an Assistant Branch Manager. Another promotion came in 2019, when she became an Assistant Vice President.

Shane Arnold has been hired as a Compliance Specialist. Arnold is a graduate of the University of Maine with Bachelor’s Degrees in Finance and Political Science. Most recently, Arnold had been employed as a Consultant for Risk and Financial Advisory at Deloitte and Touche LLP.

Jackson Cust has been hired as a Customer Relationship Officer in the Scarborough Branch. Cust has most recently been employed as a Financial Advisor at Means Wealth Management.

Jeannie Stanhope has been hired as the Executive Assistant to the CEO & President. Stanhope previously held the role of Executive Assistant within the insurance industry, and has been in the banking field for the past five years. Most recently, Stanhope had been employed at Bangor Savings Bank as a Consumer Bank Branch Manager.

About Saco & Biddeford Savings

Founded in 1827, Saco & Biddeford Savings is Maine’s oldest bank. For 197 years, SBSI has continued to meet the ever-changing needs of the customers and communities it serves. Fulfilling its commitment to mutuality, SBSI, in conjunction with Paquin & Carroll Insurance, has contributed more than $5.2 million to area organizations over the last 10 years.

For more information, visit, Instagram at @SBSavings, Facebook at @sacobiddefordsavings, or visit one of their locations in Saco, Biddeford, Old Orchard Beach, Portland, Scarborough, South Portland or Westbrook. Member FDIC and an Equal Housing Lender.