CCB welcomes new VP/senior loan officer

LITTLE VALLEY – Cattaraugus County Bank employees welcome a new member to their management team. Kathy Kaus joined CCB in the position of Vice President, Senior Retail Loan Officer, working primarily at CCB’s main office in Little Valley.

Kaus has been in banking for over 27 years. She has an Accelerated Banking Certifi-cate from AIB and graduated from America’s Community Bankers National School of Banking in 2006.

Kaus lives in Silver Creek and is active in the community. She sits on the Board of Directors of the United Way of Northern Chautauqua County and the Chautauqua Home Rehabilitation and Improvement Corporation, in addition to committee membership for the Northern Community Foundation Grants Committee and Dunkirk Rotary. Kaus is a graduate member of the 1995 class of Chautauqua Leader-ship Network and was named in Business First’s Women of Influence list in 2003. Her three children and five grandchildren keep her busy as well.

“The Board of Directors and I are pleased Kathy has joined CCB’s management team,” Salvatore Marranca, CCB president and CEO, said. “Kathy’s long-term banking career will help CCB grow and develop in a newly structured retail lending area. Her knowledge of mortgage lending and consumer lending will benefit both CCB and our important customer base. She has many new, progressive ideas in those areas and I’m confident that Kathy’s proven track record and experience will result in CCB moving ahead as needed.”

CCB is a FDIC insured New York state chartered independent, community bank. It officially opened its doors on January 2, 1902. From those beginnings, CCB has established an unprecedented record of fiscal integrity and sound financial growth, which now totals $190 million in assets.

CCB maintains convenient ATMs and can be found on the web at CCB is an equal housing lender.

CCB’s main office is located in Little Valley, with seven branch offices in the southern tier.