Bridgehampton National Bank (BNB) has welcomed Susan Hughes as the Vice President, Branch Manager of the Smithtown branch – located at 180 East Main Street.
“We’re pleased to welcome Susan to BNB,” said Director of Branch and Private Banking, Steve Sheridan. “She is an experienced banking professional with an excellent reputation in the local Smithtown community. We are confident that she will have a positive impact on the growth of our business in Smithtown.”
Her responsibilities as Vice President, Branch Manager will include sales and business development, customer service, branch management, budgeting and staff training. Hughes attended Suffolk Community College and serves on the Board of the Greater Smithtown Chamber of Commerce as well as a Public Relations Chairperson for the Smithtown Industry Advisory Board.
She is also very active in her community. Hughes volunteers at the Salvation Army Angel Tree Program which provides gifts to children in need during the holidays. Hughes received Smithtown High School’s Honorary PH D Aware in 2010.
Hughes has a long history in banking, with over 40 years of experience. She began banking during her high school years as a part-time bookkeeper at Franklin National Bank. Hughes has also worked for European American Bank (EAB) and Citibank, before accepting a position with Suffolk County National Bank in 2003.
Hughes resides in Smithtown with her husband John and has two adult children, a son who is a signalman for the LIRR and another son who is a retired Captain in the US Marine Corp.
BNB was established in 1910 and has approximately $3.9 billion in assets. It operates 40 retail branch locations serving Long Island and the greater New York metropolitan area. They also operate two loan production offices: one in Manhattan and one in Riverhead. BNB is recognized as one of the top community banks in the country. It has a rich tradition of involvement in the community, supporting programs and initiatives that promote local business, the environment, healthcare, social services, and the arts.
For more information, call 631-486-1610 or visit www.bridgenb.com.