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Thomas O. Barnes

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Thomas O. Barnes, Chairman of the Board

Mr. Barnes is Chairman of the Board of Directors and chairs the Executive Committee. He has served as a director
of New England Bank Shares, Inc. as well as Valley Bank. Mr. Barnes' qualifications to be a member of our Board of
Directors include his experience in the fields of distribution, manufacturing, finance and governance with
numerous organizations throughout his career, including the Company's distribution business. In addition, Mr.
Barnes has owned and managed several businesses and has experience in the commercial lending field. He has
served on the Board of Directors of the Company since 1978, has served as Chairman of the Board since 1995, and
has served as chairman, trustee or director for over 20 non-profit organizations.