Evans Bank announces senior vice presidents

HAMBURG – Evans Bank, parent company Evans Bancorp, Inc., is pleased to announce the promotions of Mary D. Philbin and John S. Eagleton to senior vice president.

Mary D. Philbin, BSA, CRA, compliance and loan review officer for Evans Bank, has been with Evans since 1998, serving various roles, including Bank Secrecy Act officer, Community Reinvestment Act officer, compliance officer and loan review manager.

“Mary has been instrumental in holding Evans to the highest compliance standards,” stated Gary Kajtoch, chief financial officer. “She continues to provide leadership for loan review and all regulatory monitoring for the organization.”

Philbin holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in business management from Canisius College. A former Parent’s Guild treasurer at Immaculata Academy, she is also an active parishioner at St. Peter and Paul Parish in Hamburg and she routinely assists to organize and distribute food baskets to hundreds of needy families during the holidays. Philbin resides in Hamburg with her husband and three children.

John S. Eagleton, chief commercial lending officer for Evans Bank, possesses over two decades of credit underwriting and loan origination experience with small, mid-market, developers, and large corporate clients. Prior to Evans, Eagleton served as vice president and senior account executive for the equity division of GE Capital in Buffalo.

“Since John was named chief commercial lending officer, Evans has achieved record loan originations, an improvement in credit quality, and has become one of our region’s leading SBA lenders,” stated Robert Miller, Jr., executive vice president. “As we further diversify our loan portfolios, John’s leadership will be invaluable to Evans maintaining our position as Western New York’s only full service Community Bank.”

Eagleton is a graduate of Canisius College, where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in marketing. He earned his Masters of Business Administration in finance from Duquesne University and resides in Orchard Park with his family.

About Evans Bancorp, Inc.

Evans Bancorp, Inc. is a financial holding company and the parent company of Evans Bank, N.A., a commercial bank, with $810 million in assets and $679 million in deposits at Dec. 31. Evans is a full-service community bank with 13 branches, providing comprehensive financial services to consumer, business and municipal customers throughout Western New York. Evans Bancorp’s wholly-owned insurance subsidiary, The Evans Agency, LLC. provides property and casualty insurance through 7 insurance offices in the Western New York region. Evans Investment Services provides non-deposit investment products such as annuities and mutual funds. Evans Bancorp, Inc. and Evans Bank routinely post news and other important information on their web sites at www.evansbancorp.com and www.evansbank.com.