People: Tompkins Financial Corp (TMP)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Thomas Rochon

61 2014 Chairman of the Board

Stephen Romaine

49 2007 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

James Fulmer

62 2007 Vice Chairman of the Board

Francis Fetsko

49 2013 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Stephen Angelis

53 2014 Executive Vice President

David Boyce

47 2004 Executive Vice President

Scott Gruber

57 2013 Executive Vice President

Gregory Hartz

53 2007 Executive Vice President

Gerald Klein

55 2007 Executive Vice President

Susan Valen

59 2012 Senior Vice President - Corporate Marketing

Rosemary Hyland

63 2012 Senior Vice President - Human Resources

James Hardie

71 2001 Director

Michael Spain

56 2000 Director

William Spain

62 2000 Director

John Alexander

61 1995 Independent Director

Paul Battaglia

62 2010 Independent Director

Daniel Fessenden

48 2010 Independent Director

Carl Haynes

68 2007 Independent Director

Susan Henry

67 2010 Independent Director

Patricia Johnson

58 2006 Independent Director

Frank Milewski

63 2012 Independent Director

Sandra Parker

65 2010 Independent Director

Alfred Weber

61 2012 Independent Director

Craig Yunker

63 2000 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Thomas Rochon

Dr. Thomas R. Rochon has been appointed as Chairman of the Board of Tompkins Financial Corporation effective May 2014. He is Director of Tompkins Trust Company since January 2009. In July, 2008, Dr. Rochon was appointed President of Ithaca College. Prior to his appointment, he served from 2003 to July, 2008 as the Executive Vice President and Chief Academic Officer for the University of St. Thomas in Minnesota, following a career as professor of political science on the faculties of Princeton University and Claremont Graduate University. From 2000 to 2003, he was the Executive Director of the Graduate Record Examinations program at the Educational Testing Service (ETS). He is on the board of directors of New York Campus Compact, an association of colleges and universities committed to community service, and is actively involved with several local charitable organizations.

Stephen Romaine

Mr. Stephen S. Romaine is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Tompkins Financial Corporation, since January 1, 2007. He had served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Tompkins Mahopac Bank from January 1, 2003 through December 31, 2006. Prior to this appointment, Mr. Romaine was Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer of Mahopac National Bank. In addition to the Company board, Mr. Romaine serves on the boards of each of its affiliates. Mr. Romaine currently serves on the board of the New York Bankers Association, where he chairs the Government Relations Council and was elected its Treasurer and Chairman of the New Century Fund in February 2014. He also serves on the board of the Listed Company Council of the NYSE MKT LLC. His civic involvement includes service as a member of the board of directors of the Ithaca Aviation Heritage Foundation, United Way of Tompkins County, and the TC3 Foundation. We believe Mr. Romaine’s qualifications to sit on our Board of Directors include his 25 years as an executive in the financial services industry, including his current position as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company.

James Fulmer

Mr. James W. Fulmer is Vice Chairman of the Board of Tompkins Financial Corporation, since January 1, 2007. He is Director of the Company since 2000. From 2000 through 2006 he served as President of the Company. He has served as a Director of The Bank of Castile since 1988 and as its Chairman since 1992. Effective December 18, 2002, he assumed the additional responsibilities of President and Chief Executive Officer of The Bank of Castile. Mr. Fulmer has served as a Director of Mahopac National Bank since 1999, and as Chairman of Tompkins Insurance Agencies since January 1, 2001. He served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Letchworth Independent Bancshares Corporation from 1991 until its merger with the Company in 1999. Mr. Fulmer also served as the Chief Executive Officer of The Bank of Castile from 1996 through April 2000. He was elected to the Board of the Federal Home Loan Bank in 2006, effective January 2007.

Francis Fetsko

Mr. Francis M. Fetsko is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of Tompkins Financial Corp. He has been employed by the Company since 1996, and has served as Chief Financial Officer since December 2000. In July 2003, he was promoted to Executive Vice President and he assumed the additional role of Chief Operating Officer in April 2012. Mr. Fetsko also serves as Chief Financial Officer of Tompkins Trust Company, The Bank of Castile, Mahopac National Bank, and VIST Bank.

Stephen Angelis

Mr. Stephen M. Angelis is Executive Vice President of Tompkins Financial Corp. He is also and President of Tompkins Financial Advisors. Prior to joining Tompkins, he spent 25 years at various financial institutions, most recently at GAN Investments in Columbus, Ohio. From 2010-2011, he served as Senior Vice President of Sales & Marketing for Equity Trust Company, and from 2006-2009, as Vice President, National Sales Manager, Nationwide Retirement Solutions, at Nationwide Financial Corp.

David Boyce

Mr. David S. Boyce is Executive Vice President of Tompkins Financial Corp., since April 2004. He has been employed by the Company since January 2001. He was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of Tompkins Insurance Agencies in 2002. He has been employed by Tompkins Insurance Agencies and a predecessor company to Tompkins Insurance Agencies for 23 years.

Scott Gruber

Mr. Scott L. Gruber is Executive Vice President of Tompkins Financial Corp. He was appointed President & COO of VIST Bank and Executive Vice President of the Company effective April 30, 2013.

Gregory Hartz

Mr. Gregory J. Hartz is an Executive Vice President of Tompkins Financial Corp., since January 1, 2007. He has been employed by the Company since 2002 and was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of Tompkins Trust Company. He is also the President of TFA Management, Inc. Previously, he was Senior Vice President of Tompkins Trust Company, with responsibility for Tompkins Investment Services. Mr. Hartz serves on the Board of Independent Bankers Association of New York State, currently serving as Treasurer.

Gerald Klein

Mr. Gerald J. Klein, Jr., is Executive Vice President of Tompkins Financial Corp., since January 1, 2007. He has been employed by the Company since 2000 and was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of Mahopac National Bank. Previously, he was Executive Vice President of Mahopac National Bank, responsible for all lending and credit functions at the Bank.

Susan Valen

Ms. Susan M. Valenti is Senior Vice President - Corporate Marketing of Tompkins Financial Corp., since March 2012. Prior to joining the Company, Susan spent 23 years at JPMorgan Chase working in a variety of marketing roles.

Rosemary Hyland

Ms. Rosemary G. Hyland is Senior Vice President - Human Resources of Tompkins Financial Corp. She has been employed by the Company since May 2000. She currently serves as Senior Vice President, Director of Human Resources which also includes the Company's Learning & Development function. Prior to this assignment she served in several other roles as SVP, Learning & Development, Administrative Services Division Manager and Human Resources Director for Mahopac National Bank.

James Hardie

Mr. James R. Hardie is Director of Tompkins Financial Corporation, since February 2001. Mr. Hardie has been Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of Tompkins Insurance Agencies (“TIA”), a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company, since August 1, 2002. He was President of Austin, Hardie, Wise Agency, Inc. from 1974 until January 1, 2001, when he became President, Chief Executive Officer and a Director of TIA. Effective January 1, 2003, Mr. Hardie ceased serving as President and Chief Executive Officer of TIA. He continues to be employed by TIA as a producer. Mr. Hardie is the managing member of Bennington Farms, LLC, a property leasing company, and also currently serves as Secretary/Treasurer and Director of the Schooner Bay Homeowners Assoc., a condominium community in Sarasota, Florida. His community service includes serving as a Director of the Wyoming County Hospital Foundation, as well as service on the Wyoming County Chamber Legislative Committee.

Michael Spain

Mr. Michael H. Spain is Director of Tompkins Financial Corporation, since September 2000. He is Director of Mahopac Bank since 1992. Mr. Spain owns and serves as the President of the Spain Agency, an insurance agency located in Mahopac, New York. Mr. Spain is also a General Partner in W. D. Spain & Sons, LLP, a family limited partnership that owns common stock of the Company; President of Sleeping Indian, LLC, and Trail Properties, Inc, real estate holding companies; and President of Wind River, LLC and Indian Paintbrush, LLC, companies engaged in real estate development, and President of Risk Mitigation Advisors, LLC, a company engaged in loss control risk management. His brother, William D. Spain, Jr., is also a Director of the Company. He has demonstrated civic leadership through service on the boards of several charitable organizations in the Hudson Valley, including past President of Mahopac Rotary, The Putnam Alliance, Putnam Independent Insurance Agencies, and has served on the Hudson Valley Hospital Board and Foundation, along with over 20 years of service as a Tompkins Mahopac Bank director.

William Spain

Mr. William D. Spain, Jr., is Director of Tompkins Financial Corporation, since January 2000. He is Director of Mahopac National Bank since 1991, and as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Mahopac National Bank since 1999. He has been the Managing Partner of Spain & Spain, PC, a law firm in Mahopac, New York, since 1983. Mr. Spain is also a General Partner in W. D. Spain & Sons, LLP, a family limited partnership that owns Common Stock of the Company. Mr. Spain is a member of the Mahopac Volunteer Fire Department, among other community organizations.

John Alexander

Mr. John E. Alexander is Independent Director of Tompkins Financial Corporation. He is Director of Tompkins Trust Company since 1993. Mr. Alexander was a principal shareholder and served as President and Chief Executive Officer of The CBORD Group, Inc. (“CBORD”), a computer software company which Mr. Alexander founded in 1975, until July 1, 2004. Mr. Alexander served as Chairman of the Board of CBORD through February 2008. Prior to CBORD, Mr. Alexander was a Vice President in the Money Market Division of Bankers Trust Company. He currently serves on the board of the United Way of Tompkins County and the Food Bank of the Southern Tier, as well as serving as a Trustee Emeritus of Cornell University.

Paul Battaglia

Mr. Paul Battaglia is Independent Director of Tompkins Financial Corporation. He was a Director of TFA Management, Inc. f/k/a AM&M Financial Services, Inc. from April-December 2010. He has served as a Director for The Bank of Castile since January 2011. He became Chairman of the Audit Committee in May 2011. Mr. Battaglia is a Managing Director of Freed Maxick & Battaglia, P.C., a 285-person public accounting firm headquartered in Western New York. As a Managing Director, Mr. Battaglia consults on various transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, design and implementation of financing plans, estate planning and business succession planning. Among his other professional qualifications, he is a Certified Public Accountant and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He also serves on the Firm’s Executive and Compensation Committee, as well as a trustee for the Firms’ retirement plan. Mr. Battaglia currently serves as a Commissioner of the Rochester Genesee Regional Transportation Authority and is on the Board of Trustees of Catholic Charities of Western New York and the Board of Directors of the Genesee Business Education Alliance. He also serves as the Chairman of the Audit Committee for Catholic Charities of Western New York. Mr. Battaglia has served as a director or volunteer for over thirty not-for-profit or educational organizations. In 2010, Mr. Battaglia received the “Distinguished Citizen” award from the Boy Scouts of America (Iroquois Trail Council), and has received numerous other community recognitions.

Daniel Fessenden

Mr. Daniel J. Fessenden is Independent Director of Tompkins Financial Corporation. He was elected as a Director of Tompkins Trust Company effective January 2009. Mr. Fessenden served as a member of the New York State Assembly from 1993 to 1999. He currently serves as the Executive Director of the Fred L. Emerson Foundation, a fourth-generation family foundation located in Auburn, New York. From 2004 to 2006 he served as the founding Executive Director of the Cornell Agriculture & Food Technology Park, Geneva, New York. Prior to 2004, Mr. Fessenden served as a key member of the government relations team for the Carrier Corporation, Syracuse, New York. Mr. Fessenden has been actively engaged with various business, civic and educational organizations throughout the Central New York region for more than 25 years. In addition to serving as a director of Midstate Mutual Insurance Company, he also serves on the board of Seward House Museum, Wells College, American Agriculturist Foundation and several other charitable organizations.

Carl Haynes

Dr. Carl E. Haynes is Independent Director of Tompkins Financial Corporation. He served as a Director of the Company from 1996 until 2000 and was re-appointed on February 20, 2007. He has served as a Director of Tompkins Trust Company since 1996. Dr. Haynes has been President of Tompkins Cortland Community College since 1995, and he served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Cayuga Medical Center until May 2007. He also serves on the Board of Directors of the TC3 Foundation, Therm, Inc., CNY Regional Alliance, Cortland County Business Development Corporation, Cayuga-Cortland Workforce Investment Board, Tompkins County Area Development Corporation, Tompkins County Community Advisory Panel and Tompkins County Workforce Investment Board, among others.

Susan Henry

Dr. Susan A. Henry, Ph.D., is Independent Director of Tompkins Financial Corporation, since May 2010. She is Director of Tompkins Trust Company since April 2010. Dr. Henry is the Ronald P. Lynch Dean emerita, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Cornell University, where she is a Professor of Molecular Biology and Genetics. Prior to her appointment at Cornell, Dr. Henry was Dean of Science of the Mellon College of Science at Carnegie Mellon University. Dr. Henry is a member of the Board of Directors of Seneca Foods Corporation, where she serves on the Compensation and Nominating Committee, and she is also a member of the Board of Directors of Agrium, Inc., where she serves on the Governance Committee, and the Human Resources and Compensation Committee.

Patricia Johnson

Ms. Patricia A. Johnson is Independent Director of Tompkins Financial Corporation, since 2006. She is Director of Tompkins Trust Company since 2002. Ms Johnson began with Cornell University as the Assistant Treasurer in 1995 and has been Treasurer since March 1999. In 2007, Ms. Johnson was appointed Associate Vice President & Treasurer. Ms. Johnson currently serves as Treasurer of the Cornell Research Foundation and Cornell Club of New York and as Chair of the Finance Committee of the Tompkins Cortland Community College Foundation. Ms. Johnson serves on the finance committee of Planned Parenthood of the Southern Finger Lakes, and is a Director of the Legacy Foundation, the Social Service League, and the Tompkins County Public Library Foundation, currently serving as the Chair of the Finance Committee. She was also a member of the NACUBO Accounting Principles Council and the Association for Financial Professionals.

Frank Milewski

Mr. Frank C. Milewski is Independent Director of Tompkins Financial Corporation, since August 2012. Mr. Milewski served as Vice Chairman of the Board of VIST Financial Corporation (“VIST”) from 2007 to 2012, where he served as a director from 2002 until its acquisition by the Company in August, 2012. Mr. Milewski served as a director of Merchants Bank from 1985 until VIST acquired Merchants in 1999. He has served as a director on the Board of Directors of VIST Bank since 1999. Mr. Milewski is Regional President of Providence Service Corporation, a publicly traded company which provides services in the human services field. Formerly, he was the founder, President and Chief Executive Officer of The ReDCo Group, prior to its acquisition by Providence Service Corporation in 2004. Mr. Milewski is responsible for oversight and direction of six separate operating companies in five states. Mr. Milewski currently serves as a member of the Schuylkill Economic Development Corporation (SEDCO’s) Board of Directors and as such is involved in fostering economic growth, development, and job creation in the greater Schuylkill County region. Previously he served on a number of community-oriented not-for-profit boards.

Sandra Parker

Ms. Sandra A. Parker is Independent Director of Tompkins Financial Corporation. She is Director of The Bank of Castile since April 2010. Ms. Parker is the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Rochester Business Alliance, where she has served in various capacities since 2003. Previously, Ms. Parker was the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Industrial Management Council (Rochester, New York). She is a founder of Unshackle Upstate, and serves on the Committee to Save New York. Ms. Parker serves on numerous local boards of directors, including the Monroe Community College Foundation, and the Center for Governmental Research, among others. She is also a Trustee at Rochester Institute of Technology. Her involvement with local civic organizations includes service on the boards of Directors of the Rochester Area Community Foundation and the YMCA of Greater Rochester.

Alfred Weber

Mr. Alfred J. Weber is Independent Director of Tompkins Financial Corporation. He is president of Tweed-Weber, Inc., a management consulting firm, and has been a member of the Board of Directors since August 2012 when he was appointed by the Board to fill a vacancy following the VIST Acquisition. Mr. Weber served as Chairman of the Board of VIST from 2005 to 2012, where he served as a Director from 1995 until its acquisition by the Company in August, 2012. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of VIST Bank, and has served as its Chairman since 2005. He has been in the consulting industry since 1974 and has been president of his own business since 1984. The fundamental focus of his work is to help clients build and implement strategies to gain and sustain competitive advantage in their marketplace. He has worked with hundreds of businesses, not-for-profit organizations, health and home care agencies, and associations across the country. Mr. Weber currently serves on the boards of Alvernia University, Berks County Community Foundation, and Boscov’s LLC. He previously served on the boards of the United Way of Berks County, the Berks County Chamber of Commerce, the Berks County Workforce Investment Board, the Greater Berks Development Fund, and the Burn Prevention Foundation.

Craig Yunker

Mr. Craig Yunker is Independent Director of Tompkins Financial Corporation, since January 2000. He is Director of The Bank of Castile since 1991. He is the Managing Member of CY Farms, LLC, CY Properties, LLC, CY Heifer Farm, LLC, and Batavia Turf, LLC, companies engaged in farming. Since 2001, he has served as a Trustee of Cornell University. Mr. Yunker is closely involved with the Western and Central New York business community, and he currently serves in leadership roles on both state and national agricultural organizations, including the New York State Agriculture Society, and the Farm Foundation Roundtable.
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