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James McKenna

Community Advisor

James is a marketing and communications professional, currently serving as marketing communications business partner for Tompkins Financial Corporation. In this role, he is responsible for overseeing the marketing efforts in the Hudson Valley region and supporting the Tompkins Mahopac Bank's 14 branches. Previously, James worked in a variety of marketing roles within the hospitality and travel industries. James received his Bachelor of Science degree from SUNY Plattsburgh and his Master of Arts in Integrated Marketing Communication from Marist College. He is a lifelong resident of the Hudson Valley, and currently resides in Poughkeepsie. 

James McKenna's Contributions

  1. Send Us Your Snow Photos, Dutchess

    Send Us Your Snow Photos, Dutchess

    DUTCHESS COUNTY, N.Y. -- Dutchess County residents woke up to snow covered backyards Tuesday morning.A blizzard warning remains in effect until midnight for Dutchess County.  Snow, which arrived in the pre-dawn hours, will become heavy at times, with snowfall rates of up to 2 to 3 inches per hour possible during the late morning and early afternoon. It will continue through the evening ...

  2. Send Us Your Snowstorm Photos, Dutchess

    Send Us Your Snowstorm Photos, Dutchess

    The Hudson Valley felt the wrath of Old Man Winter on Thursday and residents are showing off their covered backyards. The storm, which will impact the area for about 12 hours Thursday, prompted schools and school districts to announce closures Wednesday evening.Snowfall rates of 2 to 4 inches per hour are possible through noon Thursday, according to the National Weather Service.Snow ...

  3. Cortlandt Manor Woman Defies Odds In Rise To Prominent Banking Position

    Cortlandt Manor Woman Defies Odds In Rise To Prominent Banking Position

    CORTLANDT, N.Y. -- Rebecca Polanco faced overwhelming odds to make it in the banking business. The fact that the Cortlandt Manor woman has done so, working for more than three decades as an Hispanic woman in an industry that had been primarily the domain of white businessmen, is a testament to her industriousness passion, skill and resolve.“My parents gave me a good base,’’ said ...

  4. Poughquag Woman Makes Big Career Move To Smaller Bank

    Poughquag Woman Makes Big Career Move To Smaller Bank

    POUGHQUAG, N.Y. -- Maria Lopez heard the customers’ complaints loud and clear. The Poughquag woman spent a dozen years working for one of the region’s largest banks, and clients voiced concern about the impersonal service and loss of community contact.Lopez, who had spent her entire career working for larger banks, finally relented. Earlier this year, she joined Tompkins Mahopac Bank as ...

  5. Sleepy Hollow Resident Helps Small Businesses Get Started

    Sleepy Hollow Resident Helps Small Businesses Get Started

    BREWSTER, N.Y. -- Business owners at any stage of their operation may find loans at Tompkins Mahopac Bank in Brewster.The bank recently appointed Sleepy Hollow resident Gary Solomon as its Vice President, Small Business Lending.A former manager at the bank's Sleepy Hollow branch, in the new role, he works with the bank's decision process, handling small business credit requests from ...

  6. Julie's Jungle In Voting Contest For Tompkins Mahopac Bank Prize

    Julie's Jungle In Voting Contest For Tompkins Mahopac Bank Prize

    A social media contest to benefit a local nonprofit needs the public's input.A final/third round of voting will begin Wednesday in the Tompkins Mahopac Bank’s Community Minute Challenge which gives a gift of $2,000.The voters will select their favorite one-minute video by a group of Hudson Valley non-profits, as posted on Tompkins Mahopac Bank’s Facebook page.The organization that earns ...

  7. Stony Point's William Winters Named 'Five Star Wealth Manager'

    Stony Point's William Winters Named 'Five Star Wealth Manager'

    STONY POINT, N.Y. -- William D. Winters, senior vice president and managing director of Tompkins Wealth Advisors in the Hudson Valley region, has been named a Westchester Five Star Wealth Manager by Westchester Magazine and Five Star Professional. The 2016 acknowledgment marks the second consecutive year Winters, who lives in Stony Point, has been selected for the honor.The award is ...

  8. Briarcliff Charity Wins $2,000 From Tompkins Mahopac Bank

    Briarcliff Charity Wins $2,000 From Tompkins Mahopac Bank

    BRIARCLIFF, N.Y. -- Gullotta House, a local non-profit that helps those with financial or other hardships, will be able to help a little more as the recent winner of $2,000 from Tompkins Mahopac Bank.The organization won the money as part of the bank's second Community Minute Challenge. Through the social media contest, the public voted for select not-for-profits in Dutchess, Putnam and ...

  9. Three Tompkins Mahopac Bank Employees Honored By Rotary Clubs

    Three Tompkins Mahopac Bank Employees Honored By Rotary Clubs

    HOPEWELL JUNCTION, N.Y. -- Tompkins Mahopac Bank, with locations in Dutchess, Putnam and Westchester counties, recently announced that three of its employees have been recognized by area Rotary Clubs. Beth Lewis, vice president and branch manager of Tompkins Mahopac Bank in Mahopac, and Patricia Roden, branch manager and assistant vice president of Tompkins Mahopac Bank in Hopewell ...

  10. Tompkins Mahopac Bank Announces Second Round Of Community Minute Challenge

    Tompkins Mahopac Bank Announces Second Round Of Community Minute Challenge

    BREWSTER, N.Y. -- One minute can change a life.Tompkins Mahopac Bank is kicking-off its second Community Minute Challenge, a contest that invites participants to vote on the bank’s Facebook page and rewards one local not-for-profit with $2,000 in much-needed funds.From August 17 through August 31, the public is invited to watch one-minute videos produced by participating non-profits in ...

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