NBT Bank has promoted JONATHAN SPILKA to business banking regional manager. He is based at NBT’s Syracuse Financial Center, located in the AXA Building. In his new role, Spilka oversees a team of business bankers across the CNY region, including Syracuse, the Mohawk Valley, and the Southern Tier. He has nearly 20 years of experience in the financial-services industry. Prior to his promotion, Spilka served as a commercial banking relationship manager. He also has experience in credit analysis and branch management. Spilka earned his bachelor’s degree in business and public management from SUNY Polytechnic Institute.
NBT Bank has also named DEBORAH HAIRSTON branch manager of its New Hartford office. She has more than 25 years of experience in the financial services industry. Prior to joining NBT Bank, she was a branch manager for the New Hartford office of KeyBank. Hairston earned her associate degree in advertising and design from Mohawk Valley Community College. She has completed several certification courses through the American Bankers Association and is a 2007 graduate of Leadership Mohawk Valley civic-leadership training program.