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Evans Bancorp Inc (EVBN.N)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Lee Wortham

60 2018 Chairman of the Board

David Nasca

58 2015 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

John Connerton

48 2015 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President

Nicholas Snyder

2019 Executive Vice President of Retail Distribution and Corporate Operations

Michael Battle

2016 Director

Robert Miller

60 2019 Director

David Pfalzgraf

45 2014 Director

James Biddle

53 2001 Independent Director

Michael Rogers

56 2011 Independent Director

Nora Sullivan

58 2013 Independent Director

Thomas Waring

57 1998 Independent Director

Michelle Baumgarden

IR Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Lee Wortham

Mr. Lee C. Wortham has been appointed Chairman of the Board of the Company effective April 1, 2018. Mr. Wortham has been a director of the Company since 2011 and has held the position of Vice Chairman since April 2012. He is a Partner in Barrantys LLC, where he manages key client relationships focused on developing and implementing investment, estate and tax planning strategies. He has more than three decades of financial services experience, including holding key positions such as Executive Vice President of First Niagara Financial Group, where his responsibilities included wealth management, risk management, and corporate marketing; Managing Director of the Global Private Bank at JP Morgan Chase; and Executive Vice President of Global Private Client Services at The Bank of New York. He began his career at M&T Bank in retail banking in 1980.

David Nasca

Mr. David J. Nasca is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Evans Bancorp, Inc., a financial holding company and the parent company of Evans Bank, N.A.. He was Principal Financial Officer of Evans Bancorp, Inc, a financial holding company and the parent company of Evans Bank, N.A. He serves as President, Chief Executive Officer of Evans Bank, N.A., a subsidiary of the company. Mr. Nasca also serves as the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company and as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Bank. He has held the position of President of the Company and the Bank since 2006, and Chief Executive Officer of the Company and the Bank since 2007. Mr. Nasca served as Chief Operating Officer of LifeStage, LLC, a health care services startup company, from October 2005 to August 2006. From June 2004 to July 2005, Mr. Nasca served as Executive Vice President of Strategic Initiatives of First Niagara Financial Group. Mr. Nasca held the position of Executive Vice President, Consumer Banking Group, Central New York Regional Executive of First Niagara Financial Group from June 2002 through June 2004. From October 2000 to June 2002, Mr. Nasca served as President and CEO of Iroquois Financial, Inc. and Cayuga Bank which were wholly owned by First Niagara Financial Group. Mr. Nasca serves as President and CEO of the Company and the Bank pursuant to an employment agreement with the Company and the Bank. As President and CEO, Mr. Nasca provides our Board with information gained from hands-on management of our operations, identifying our near-term and long-term challenges and opportunities.

John Connerton

Mr. John B. Connerton is Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President of Evans Bancorp, Inc., a financial holding company and the parent company of Evans Bank, N.A. Prior to Evans, Mr. Connerton was a Senior Auditor specializing in auditing and consulting for banking, healthcare and manufacturing clients at Deloitte. He is a Certified Public Accountant and a graduate of Canisius College, with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in accounting.

Nicholas Snyder

Mr. Nicholas J. Snyder is re designated as Executive Vice President of Retail Distribution and Corporate Operations of the company effective January 1, 2019. He is no longer Senior Vice President, Principal Accounting Officer, Controller of the Company effective January 1, 2019. Mr. Snyder serve as Senior Vice President and Controller of the Company. In this capacity, Mr. Snyder will serve as the Company’s principal accounting officer. Mr. Snyder rejoins the Company after serving as Vice President and Financial Manager in the corporate reporting department of M&T Bank from May 2013 through November 2015. Mr. Snyder had previously served as Vice President and Controller of [the Company][the Bank] from August 2010 through May 2013, and as Assistant Vice President and Assistant Controller of [the Company][the Bank] from March 2007 through August 2010. Mr. Snyder served as the Company’s principal accounting officer from August 2010 through May 2013.

Michael Battle

Mr. Michael A. Battle is Director of the Company. Mr. Battle has extensive legal experience in both public service and private practice. As a director of the Executive Office for United States Attorneys, he provided administrative oversight for all 93 U.S. Attorneys and served as a liaison between the Department of Justice and other federal agencies. As a U.S. Attorney for the Western District of New York, Mr. Battle was the chief federal law enforcement officer for 17 counties in Western New York and participated in the Attorney General’s subcommittee on civil rights, U.S. sentencing guidelines, and white collar fraud. He also served as a judge for Erie County Family Court in Buffalo, N.Y. Mr. Battle holds a Juris Doctor degree from the State University of New York at Buffalo Law School and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Ithaca College. He is admitted to practice law in the state of New York, District of Columbia, United States Supreme Court, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, and the United States District Courts for Western and Southern New York.

Robert Miller

Mr. Robert G. Miller, Jr., is Director of Evans Bancorp Inc. He is no longer serves President of The Evans Agency, LLC, Executive Vice President of Evans Bank, N.A. effective March 29, 2019. He has served as the President of The Evans Agency, LLC (“TEA”), an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company, since 2000 and as Executive Vice President of the Bank, since December 2009. He also has served as the President of Evans National Financial Services, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Bank, since May 2002. Mr. Miller serves as President of TEA pursuant to an employment agreement with the Company and TEA. Mr. Miller’s substantial experience in the financial services industry gives him a solid foundation from which to advise the Board with respect to financial service acquisition opportunities, and his experience overseeing a financial sales force provides him with a practical background on matters such as developing strategies to succeed in a highly competitive marketplace.

David Pfalzgraf

Mr. David R. Pfalzgraf, Jr., is Director of the Company. Mr. Pfalzgraf is the Managing Partner of Rupp, Baase, Pfalzgraf, Cunningham & Coppola, LLC and leads the firm’s corporate practice group. He works primarily with private business enterprises, ranging from closely-held family businesses to multi-national corporations. Mr. Pfalzgraf assists clients with all corporate needs including business formations, restructurings, mergers and acquisitions, financing and investment matters, labor and employment issues, and commercial transactions. After graduating from Miami University of Ohio, Mr. Pfalzgraf served as an officer in the United States Navy and subsequently received a J.D. from the State University of New York at Buffalo Law School. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Kaleida Health Foundation, Buffalo Renaissance Foundation, Ferguson Electric Construction Company, Inc. and The Buffalo Club, as well as serving as the Secretary of the Board of Trustees of Nichols School..

James Biddle

Mr. James E. Biddle Jr. is Independent Director of Evans Bancorp Inc. He serves as the Chairman and Treasurer of Mader Construction Co., Inc., and has held that position since 2001. Mr. Biddle serves as the Chief Financial Officer of Bullis Investors, LLC, and has held that position since 2007. In addition, Mr. Biddle serves as the Vice President and Treasurer of Arric Corp., an environmental remediation company. Mr. Biddle has extensive experience in the construction sector, an attribute that enables him to assist the Board in understanding the opportunities and risks of a large component of our loan portfolio. In addition, his experience as a treasurer provides the Board with skills in assessing risk and exercising diligence, which are functions relevant to his service on the Audit Committee, as well as the Governance and Nominating Committees. We believe that Mr. Biddle’s work in the construction industry, his continuing executive experience, and his proven financial acumen make him a very valuable member of our Board and its Audit, Governance and Nominating Committees..

Michael Rogers

Mr. Michael J. Rogers is Independent Director of Evans Bancorp, Inc. Mr. Rogers has been a director of the Company since 2011. He is a certified public accountant in New York State and the managing member of a real estate development company, Oakgrove Development, LLC, a position he has held since 2009. Mr. Rogers was the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Great Lakes Bancorp, Inc., the parent company of Greater Buffalo Savings Bank, from 2006 to 2008. From 2004 to 2006, Mr. Rogers worked as an independent consultant, principally on Sarbanes-Oxley initiatives and business rationalization reviews. Mr. Rogers worked at KPMG LLP, a leading accounting firm, from 1984 to 2004, serving as an audit partner from 1995 to 2004. In his role as an auditor at KPMG LLP, Mr. Rogers worked on several engagements for financial institutions, particularly banks. His many years of experience have provided Mr. Rogers with a very strong knowledge base on the banking industry..

Nora Sullivan

Ms. Nora B. Sullivan is Independent Director of Evans Bancorp, Inc., effective August 28, 2013. She is President of Sullivan Capital Partners, LLC, a financial services company providing investment banking and consulting services to closely-held private businesses. Ms. Sullivan focuses on strategic planning, mergers and acquisitions, and governance matters. Prior to founding Sullivan Capital Partners in 2004, Ms. Sullivan worked for Citigroup Private Bank from 2000 to 2004, providing wealth management and private equity services to high net worth clients. From 1995 to 1999, Ms. Sullivan was Executive Vice President of Rand Capital Corporation (NASDAQ: RAND), a publicly traded closed-end investment management company providing capital and managerial expertise to small and mid-size businesses. Ms. Sullivan began her career in the legal profession where she held various positions with significant legal responsibility and acquired a solid foundation in corporate related matters and business transactions. She is currently and has been a member of the board of directors of several privately held businesses, working closely with fellow board members, management and ownership on strategic planning initiatives, developing exit strategies and implementing sound governance practices. .

Thomas Waring

Mr. Thomas H. Waring, Jr. is Independent Director of Evans Bancorp Inc. He has owned and managed Waring Financial Group, a financial planning, insurance and financial services and sales firm, since 1996. He has also been the managing member of Family & Business Directions, LLC, a fee-based consulting business serving family-held and closely-held business owners, their families, and key executives, since 2010. Mr. Waring’s financial services experience provides the Board with a deeper understanding of the products and services which the Company needs to provide in the marketplace to remain competitive, as well as the delivery of those products and services. Mr. Waring frequently advises high net worth individuals, family business owners and closely-held business owners. He is experienced in providing strategic planning and development advice, including designing and implementing executive and key employee benefits..

Michelle Baumgarden