February 17, 2013

Business briefs: Feb. 17, 2013

New bank officer

PLATTSBURGH — Glens Falls National Bank and Trust Co. has promoted Branch Services Division head Katherine M. Dier to senior vice president.

Dier joined the bank in 1986 as a teller and has held various roles within Branch Services during her 27-year career, including branch manager for multiple offices, Saratoga branch banking manager and branch division manager.

In her current role as Branch Services Division head, she oversees management and operations of all of the banking offices.

Dier is a graduate of North Warren Central School, Adirondack Community College and the Adirondack Regional Chamber of Commerce Leadership Adirondack program. She also completed the American Bankers Association Consumer Lending, Commercial Lending and General Banking courses, and was twice awarded the company’s High Performer Award.

Active in the community, Dier is a member of the Lake George Association and a volunteer with the Helpers Fund in Chestertown and the South Glens Falls Holiday Parade. She is a past member of the Hudson Falls Rotary Club. She resides in Bolton Landing.

Enhanced speed

PLATTSBURGH — Through ongoing investment in the mobile Internet network serving Clinton County, AT&T is delivering fast 4G speeds for local customers and businesses in Plattsburgh. Speed makes a difference connecting to the mobile Internet to access the web, social media and apps through smartphones and other networked devices. 

AT&T has the nation’s largest 4G network, covering more than 285 million people.

“AT&T’s history of and commitment to network upgrades in Clinton County means we can deliver 4G speeds that competitors’ 3G networks can’t match, which is very important to mobile Internet customers,” said Marissa Shorenstein, president of New York AT&T. “With the rapid growth of mobile devices and wireless data usage, 4G speeds are essential for customers who want and need their apps and information faster.”

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