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Paula M. Barron | Tompkins VIST Bank


Paula M. Barron

Senior Vice President, Chief Retail Banking Officer, Tompkins VIST Bank

Ms. Barron is Senior Vice President, Chief Retail Banking Officer for Tompkins VIST Bank.  In her current role, she is responsible for overseeing the branch offices and leading a team of 100 individuals to be the “community bank of choice” in the markets Tompkins VIST Bank serves. She also serves as a co-chair for the company’s Social Justice Working Group.

Prior to this role, Paula was responsible for marketing and communications for Tompkins Financial, at the time, in the areas of Insurance, Investments, and Internal Communications. She is active in her community and has recently served on the Board of Directors and Executive Committee for the United Way of Berks County, the Berks Encore Board of Directors, and the Caron Foundation Advisory Board. She was a founding member of Women2Women an organization geared to creating more women leaders in Berks County and a recipient of the Girl Scouts Take the Lead award.

She also served on the board for the Pennsylvania Americana, the marketing committee for John Paul II Learning Center, and the Pottstown YWCA serving as a tutor and studied ESL.

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