John Butera

VP Commercial Lender

Angel Quick

"Maine's small businesses are an integral part of what makes our communities great places to live and work. I've spent the last 20 plus years working with Maine businesses and that's why I love what we do at the bank - we're not just "bankers", we're helping grow and improve our comm unities."






Get to know John

John has over 30 years of experience in helping businesses grow and prosper. He has an extensive background in economic and business development. John previously worked in the LePage administration, serving as the Governor's Senior Economic Advisor and the Commissioner of the Deportment of Labor. John has a strong desire to help grow Maine's economy and is proud to have played a role in helping recruit some notable businesses to Maine, such as T-Mobile and Wayfair, and assisting existing Maine businesses grow and expand, such as The Jackson Lab and St. Croix Tissue.

Community Involvement 
  • Maine School of Science & Mathematics, Foundation Board of Directors & Parent's Association Executive Committee
  • Mid-Maine Chamber of Commerce, Public Policy Committee
  • Northern Light Health, Corporator
What John does on the weekends

In his spare time, John enjoys traveling to unique places with his family and following hockey, international soccer and The Who. He resides in Waterville with his wife, son and their border terrier.




Mobile: 207-431-1079

Office: 207-858-2609


92 Main Street Fairfield, ME 04937

Jbutera@skowhegansavings.com





"John assisted us with navigating through the complexities of disaster relief and the Paycheck Protection Program. During the Covid-19 pandemic we had several questions and John was quick to return our calls making sure all the time sensitive issues were completed on schedule. He takes a personal interest in our business, having visited our facility on several occasions to better understand our business model. We look forward to our continued relationship with John and the bank."

-  John Goodine, Elm City Photo

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