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Travis Podolec


Orange Bank & Trust Co.



Bio :

Travis Podolec received a Bachelor’s Degree in Business & Economics from Plattsburgh State University in 2003. In May of 2018, Travis graduated with his MBA with a concentration in Finance from Empire State College. With his over 15 years’ experience in the financial service industry, Travis has broad knowledge of the banking industry. He has dedicated the last 9 years of his career to focusing on Business Banking and Commercial Lending. As a Vice President and Commercial Loan Officer for Orange Bank and Trust, Travis is a relationship manager and client advocate to help business owners in the Hudson Valley manage their finances, and reach their financial goals. By leading a team of dedicated professionals, he works to support businesses by providing credit and loan products, cash management services, and depository products. Travis’ main focus is providing the advice, tools, and capital to help local businesses grow; while saving them time, money, and helping to managing risk.
Travis resides in Sugar Loaf, NY with his wife Lauren, and their two young children. He is the father of a 6 year old son Alex, and a 3 year old daughter Madelyn. His wife Lauren, a dedicated educator for over 15 years, is a 1st grade school teacher in Bloomingdale, NJ. Besides work and family, Travis is also involved in many volunteer and community focused efforts. He is a baseball coach for the Warwick Little League, is an active member in the Warwick Valley Chamber of Commerce, and a member of the Warwick PTA. Travis is also a key member of the annual United Way Campaign fund raising efforts for Orange Bank and Trust Co. It is with great joy and excitement that Travis will now begin his journey to become a class of 2019 graduate of the Leadership Orange Program.

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