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Orange Bank & Trust Promotes Chief Lending Officer to Executive Vice President

Middletown, NY – March 6, 2019 – The Board of Directors and CEO Michael Gilfeather of Orange Bank & Trust Company are pleased to announce the promotion of Michael Coulter to the role of Executive Vice President.

Coulter is being recognized for his leadership in growing the Bank’s loan outstandings to an all-time high in the Mid-Hudson Valley marketplace as well as the overall bank.     Coulter joined Orange Bank & Trust in April 2017 as Senior Vice President and Chief Lending Officer, overseeing all aspects of loan strategy, product and policy.

“Mike has played an integral role in the Bank’s ongoing success, with meaningful contributions to management and development of the commercial lending department as well as the Bank’s overall strategic goals,” noted President and CEO, Michael Gilfeather. “Mike’s promotion is well-deserved and we are fortunate to have an executive of his expertise at the Bank.”

Coulter has over 25 years of industry knowledge. He was previously Chief Lending Officer of Metropolitan Bank in Manhattan.  

About Orange Bank & Trust Company

An independent bank beginning with a dream of 14 founders over 125 years ago, Orange Bank &Trust, through conservative banking practices, innovation and commitment to its community, now has assets of over $1 billion. In recent years, Orange Bank & Trust has added six branches in Rockland and Westchester Counties and acquired Hudson Valley Investment Advisors, a wealth management company. While growing, Orange Bank & Trust has continued to focus on providing premier banking services, based on personal relationships, for businesses, organizations and individuals.