Skowhegan Savings appoints Ben Marcus as new chairman of the board

June 10, 2024
Rick Anzelc retires from the board after 28 years
SKOWHEGAN, MAINE Skowhegan Savings announced that Ben Marcus, a Portland based attorney, has been appointed the new chairman of the bank’s board; Rick Anzelc, current board chairman, retires after 28 years of service.
“Rick has played an integral part in Skowhegan Savings Bank’s success for 28 years as a corporator, board member and chairman of the board,” said David Cyr, president and CEO of Skowhegan Savings. “His years of service on our board has been instrumental to our growth and his leadership steadfast in his commitment to our customers and employees.”
Anzelc, former owner of Hi-Tech Software in Skowhegan, became a corporator of the bank in 1996, was appointed to the bank’s board in 1998 and became the chair of the Skowhegan Savings board in 2017.
He is a member of the Bloomfield Academy of Trustees, the Skowhegan Rotary, the Skowhegan State Fair and is a graduate of Colby.
“It has been a pleasure to be a part of Skowhegan Savings,” said Anzelc. “The bank is made up of a strong team of dedicated individuals who are focused on providing their customers and communities with the utmost in personalized service from a financial institution. I have full confidence that Ben will continue to uphold the bank’s mission and success during his tenure.”
Marcus was elected to the bank’s board of directors in 2019. He has over 33 years of experience practicing law in Maine, specializing in corporate and commercial law. He has been recognized by New England Super Lawyers, Best Lawyers USA and Chambers USA for being top in his field in the areas of mergers, acquisitions, bankruptcy and creditor debtor rights. Marcus is a graduate of Bates College and Cornell Law School.
“I am honored to be serving in this important role as chairman of the bank,” said Marcus. “I look forward to continuing to partner with my fellow board members, senior management and bank employees to support the 155-year legacy of Skowhegan Savings. We exist to make our communities a better place to live and work, by providing a banking experience that puts our customers first.”