Heather Bush has been promoted to the position of vice president of Human Resources at Pathfinder Bank, according to Edward Mervine, senior vice president/general counsel.
“We are extremely pleased to announce this promotion for Heather,” Mervine said.
“We consider our employees to be our competitive advantage. We are confident that Heather is the right choice to serve and continue to develop this important resource.”
Bush’s primary duties will be to administer corporate policies relating to compensation, benefits, employee relations, training, and health and safety programs.
Bush, an Oswego-native, has worked previously for Pathfinder Bank as an Education and Development Manager, and has more than 15 years of human relations experience. She earned a degree in Business with a concentration in Management Science from SUNY Oswego and is working towards a master’s degree in Human Resources Administration and Development.
Additionally, Bush earned certification as a Professional in Human Resources (PHR) last year. This certification signifies that she possesses the theoretical knowledge and practical experience in human resource management necessary to pass a rigorous examination demonstrating mastery in the field.
Pathfinder Bank is a New York State chartered savings bank headquartered in Oswego, whose deposits are insured by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. The Bank has eight full-service offices located in Oswego, Fulton, Mexico, Lacona, Central Square, and Cicero.