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Christopher Walkley Promoted to Senior Vice President


Laconia, New Hampshire – August 23, 2022 – Bank of New Hampshire is proud to announce the promotion of Christopher Walkley to Senior Vice President – Commercial Banker/Team Leader.

Chris joined Bank of New Hampshire in October, 2011 as a Junior Credit Analyst. In a short time, Chris progressed to the role of Credit Analyst and gained valuable experience prior to becoming a Commercial Banking Officer.

In this role, Chris will be responsible for managing a sizable loan portfolio and for supervising designated Commercial Bankers, providing existing/prospective customers with detailed information regarding the benefits of BNH commercial loan products and services, and building strong, professional relationships with existing and prospective customers through providing quality service and becoming a trusted resource for customers.

Chris holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Union College, an MBA from William and Mary College and is a graduate of the American Bankers Association National Commercial Lending School, Massachusetts Commercial Lending School and the Northern New England School for Financial Studies. He is a recent graduate of Leadership Lakes Region and is currently serving on the board of directors for Belknap Economic Development Corporation and as the treasurer for the Lakes Region Boys and Girls Club Endowment Board.

 “Chris has been an integral part of the Commercial Banking Team at BNH for many years. His dedication to his clients, community, and the bank is unsurpassed. I look forward him continuing to make an outsized contribution to our success in this new leadership role,” said Ross Bartlett, Executive Vice President, Chief Commercial Banking & Risk Officer for Bank of New Hampshire.

Chris can be reached in the Laconia office located at 62 Pleasant St., via phone at 603.527.3257 or by e-mail at [email protected].

Bank of New Hampshire is excited to have Chris in this role on our team as we aspire to remain an independent mutual financial institution, delivering innovative solutions and exceptional service, while assisting our employees, customers and communities to build brighter futures.

Bank of New Hampshire, founded in 1831 provides deposit, lending and wealth management products and services to families and businesses throughout New Hampshire and southern Maine. With 21 banking offices and assets exceeding $2 billion, Bank of New Hampshire is the oldest and one of the largest independent banks in the state. Bank of New Hampshire is a mutual organization, focused on the success of the bank’s customers, communities and employees, rather than stockholders.  For more information, call 1.800.832.0912 or visit

Photo Caption: Christopher Walkley, Senior Vice President, Commercial Banker/Team Leader for Bank of New Hampshire.