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Board of Directors

Optima Bank & Trust has a prominent group of Directors, many of whom are local residents with close ties to the business community in Portsmouth and the surrounding area. They include:

Robert A. Brown

Chief Executive Officer of Global Relief Technologies. He previously served as CEO of Goss International, headquartered in Dover, New Hampshire. Mr. Brown is a resident of North Hampton, New Hampshire.

Michael S. Daigle

Principal of DataRisk LLC, a boutique risk management consulting and brokerage firm in Portsmouth that serves the sophisticated risk management and business insurance marketplace. Mr. Daigle is a resident of Stratham, New Hampshire.

Erik S. Dodier

Co-founder, President and CEO of PixelMEDIA.   PixelMEDIA, based in Portsmouth, NH, helps lifestyle brands launch, manage and grow their e-commerce revenue.  Mr. Dodier is a resident of North Hampton, New Hampshire.

Jaye E. Morency

Co-founder and principal of The Arch Group, LLC, a financial and management consulting firm. Ms. Morency is a resident of York Harbor, Maine.

Daniel R. Morrison

Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer of the Bank. Mr. Morrison is a resident of York, Maine.

Pamela A. Morrison

Executive Vice President & Chief Administrative Officer of the Bank. Ms. Morrison is a resident of York, Maine.

Coleen M. Penacho

Attorney with Cook, Little, Rosenblatt & Manson, p.l.l.c., specializing in commercial, employment and intellectual property litigation. Ms. Penacho is a resident of Greenland, New Hampshire.

Leonard S. Rishkofski

President and CEO of Snowden Associates, a human resource consulting and career development firm located in Portsmouth. Mr. Rishkofski is a resident of Hampton, New Hampshire.

Jagat S. Sisodia

President and CEO of Degree Controls, Inc., a privately owned company in Milford, NH engaged in providing complete solutions for thermal and airflow management to the telecom, medical and biotech industries. Mr. Sisodia is a resident of Nashua, New Hampshire.

David E. Speltz

Managing Director of Wheat Ventures, LLC. Mr. Speltz is a resident of Portsmouth, New Hampshire.

James G. Sununu

Managing Director of Sununu Enterprises LLC, a strategic consulting firm. Mr. Sununu is a resident of North Hampton, New Hampshire.

Michael C. Sununu

Affiliated with JHS Associates, Ltd. and Sununu Enterprises LLC, strategic consulting groups based in New Hampshire and Washington, DC and a Director of BW Realty Advisors, a real estate financing company. Mr. Sununu is a resident of Newfields, New Hampshire.

William D. Young

Director and Executive Vice President & Chief Lending Officer of the Bank. Mr. Young is a resident of Stratham, New Hampshire.

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