NORWAY — Norway Savings Bank announces the recent promotion of five employees.

They are Dan Walsh to executive vice president, commercial banking; Janice deLima to vice president, community reinvestment officer; Ian Pullen to vice president, commercial lending; Elysia Avery to assistant vice president and Gray branch manager; and Donny Hinkley, assistant vice president, commercial lending.

Walsh joined Coastal Bank in 1997. It merged with Norway Savings Bank in 2001. He was promoted to senior vice president, commercial banking in 2011, when he assumed overall leadership responsibilities for the commercial area of the bank. He has been a member of the senior management team since 2011, when he joined various bank committees.

DeLima joined Norway Savings Bank in 2014 and transitioned to community reinvestment officer in April 2015 after being a member of the commercial team. She is active in her community and serves on the advisory council of New Ventures Maine.

Pullen joined Norway Savings Bank in 2013 and has focused his efforts on growing the commercial loan portfolio in Western Maine, as well as helping the bank’s market penetration in the Lewiston/Auburn metropolitan area. Pullen is an active member in the community, serving on various nonprofit boards, finance committees and economic development organizations.

Avery joined Norway Savings Bank as manager of the Gray branch in November 2014. She is active in the Sebago Lakes Region Chamber of Commerce and serves as president of the Gray Optimist Club. She has worked with administration and educators of the Gray-New Gloucester schools by providing financial literacy education to a variety of students.

Hinkley joined the Commercial Lending Department at Norway Savings Bank in September 2015, serving the Norway-South Paris and Lewiston-Auburn regions. He serves as the chairman of Trinity Jubilee Center.

Founded in 1866, Norway Savings Bank has 24 branch locations and operates divisions in asset management, personal banking and business banking. In 2016, Norway Savings Bank was honored as one of the Best Banks to Work For by American Banker and Best Companies Group as well as one of the Best Places to Work in Maine. For more information, visit

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