Bangor Savings Bank partners with Husson University

January 15, 2019

Bangor Savings Bank partnered with Husson University on a unique course offering that enabled 24 bank employees to earn their MBA degree. On January 3rd, the Bank held a celebratory event to congratulate the recent graduates.

The program was structured to bring Husson instructors to the Bank to teach the thoughtfully constructed and rigorous course work, making it easier for the students to balance full-time jobs and families.

“Husson is proud to provide advanced business education through our MBA program to the hard-working professionals at Bangor Savings Bank,” said Marie Hansen, Ph.D., Dean of the College of Business at Husson University. “Our goal, as Maine’s largest College of Business, is to provide students with the opportunity to achieve career success as they lead their organizations through change and growth.”

Bangor Savings Bank President and CEO Bob Montgomery-Rice commented, “We were so pleased to offer our employees the opportunity to earn their advanced degree at no cost to them. We understand the importance of a highly skilled workforce and the positive impact these business leaders will have on our organization, our customers, and the region.”

With a clear focus on employee and customer experience, the Bank has been recognized as a Best Places to Work in Maine Company for each of the last 10 years and ranked “Highest in Customer Satisfaction with Retail Banking in New England” by J.D. Power for three out of the last four years.

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About Husson University

For more than 100 years, Husson University has prepared future leaders to handle the challenges of tomorrow through innovative undergraduate and graduate degrees. With a commitment to delivering affordable classroom, online and experiential learning opportunities, Husson University has come to represent superior value in higher education. Our Bangor campus and off-campus satellite education centers in Southern Maine, Wells, and Northern Maine provide advanced knowledge in business; health and education; pharmacy studies; science and humanities; as well as communication. In addition, Husson University has a robust adult learning program. According to a recent analysis by U.S. News & World Report, Husson University is the most affordable private college in New England. For more information about educational opportunities that can lead to personal and professional success, visit

About Bangor Savings Bank

Bangor Savings Bank, with more than $4 billion in assets, offers retail banking to consumers as well as comprehensive commercial, corporate, payroll administration, merchant services, and small business banking services to businesses. The Bank, founded in 1852, currently has 59 branches across Maine and New Hampshire and can be found on the Web at The Bangor Savings Bank Foundation was created in 1997. In 2017, the Bank and its Foundation invested nearly $2.1 million into New England communities in the form of nonprofit sponsorships, grants and partnership initiatives. Bangor Savings Bank is an equal opportunity employer.

Bangor Savings Bank received the highest score in New England in the J.D. Power 2015, 2016, and 2018 U.S. Retail Banking Satisfaction Studies of customers’ satisfaction with their own retail bank. Visit