Stephen J. Tall Named President and CEO of Acadia Trust

Aug 29, 2011, 11:32 ET from Camden National Corporation

PORTLAND, Maine, Aug. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Gregory A. Dufour, president and chief executive officer of Camden National Corporation, announced that Stephen J. Tall has been named president and chief executive officer of Acadia Trust, N.A., Camden National Corporation's wealth management subsidiary. Tall will be based at Acadia Trust's Portland headquarters and will coordinate all of Acadia Trust's investment and trust services throughout the state.

"Stephen has a strong personal connection to Maine and is uniquely qualified to lead Acadia Trust," said Dufour. "His experience ranges from managing the investments of affluent individuals to serving as a senior executive of a large international money management firm."

Tall has recently served as a strategic consultant to several investment firms across the country and was formerly an executive with the Burnett Companies in Fort Worth, Texas. Prior to that, he served Fiduciary Trust International in New York City as both executive vice president for the high net worth division of the organization and executive vice president of strategic projects and risk management.

"Before accepting this opportunity, I conducted extensive research on the Maine market and Acadia's market position," said Tall. "Acadia Trust's investment philosophy and fiduciary capabilities delivered through multiple offices are unique in Maine. I am extremely eager to join the Acadia team and work to build the premier investment management and trust company in the region."

Tall studied economics at the University of East Anglia in Norfolk, UK, and received his bachelor's degree in economics from Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut. He is married with four children, and has relocated from Fort Worth to Maine.

"My family and I are thrilled to move to Maine," said Tall. "Since starting our family 20 years ago, we spent some part of every year living Downeast so our children could enjoy the unique Maine lifestyle and natural beauty we all cherish."

Acadia Trust, N.A. provides comprehensive wealth management, trust, and retirement plan services for individuals, families, non-profit organizations, and companies throughout Maine and New England. With offices in Portland, Bangor, and Ellsworth, Acadia Trust is a federally chartered, non-deposit trust company and a subsidiary of Camden National Corporation.

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SOURCE Camden National Corporation