Meet Our People


Shawn Bard

Shawn Bard

Assistant Vice President & Banking Office Manager, Lebanon

NMLS #922099

Shawn Bard joined Ledyard in 2012 as Assistant Vice President and Banking Office Manager with three years of banking experience and several additional years in management and sales positions at other companies. His responsibilities have included managing all aspects of the business and developing future growth plans in the region. He played an integral role in managing one of the largest bank branches in New Hampshire.

Prior to joining our team, Shawn was Assistant Banking Center Manager at Bank of America in Hanover, New Hampshire. He has received several awards for performance and merit issued by his superiors.

Shawn earned his Bachelor’s degree in Business Marketing from the University of Maine.

Gail M. Broughton

Gail M. Broughton

Vice President & Banking Office Manager, West Lebanon

NMLS #430068

Gail Broughton joined Ledyard National Bank as one of the original team members in 1991. She has over 30 years of banking experience. Prior to joining Ledyard, Gail was the Assistant Vice President at Dartmouth Savings Bank in Hanover, where she was in charge of the Retail Division.

Gail is a graduate of the Northern New England School of Banking at the University of New Hampshire.

In addition to her responsibilities at Ledyard, she has served on several boards of civic & charitable organizations in the Upper Valley including the United Way and is currently a member of the Norwich Business Council.

Gail M. Broughton

Kevin M. De Rosa

Assistant Vice President & Banking Office Manager, Norwich, Vermont

NMLS #1022838 


Kevin De Rosa joined Ledyard in 2012 as Assistant Vice President and Banking Office Manager. He has two years of banking experience and three additional years in retail management. His responsibilities include operations management, sales planning, and building partnerships and business relationships in the community.

Prior to joining Ledyard, Kevin was the manager of Bank of America’s Hanover, New Hampshire branch. In this role, he was able to bring the branch from a low performer to one of the top performers in New England in sales, operations and customer satisfaction.

Kevin is an MBA graduate of the University of New Hampshire, where he also earned his BS in Finance & Accounting Analysis.

Kevin is Treasurer for the Board of Directors of the Claremont Chamber of Commerce.

Cara Dyke

Cara Dyke

Assistant Vice President & Banking Office Manager, Lyme

NMLS #819140

Cara Dyke has over 11 years of retail banking experience. She began her career at Ledyard in 1999 as a teller in the bank's Norwich, Vermont branch. She further developed her banking knowledge and skill set in our Lyme, New Hampshire branch from 2001 to 2002. Soon thereafter, Cara was promoted into a leadership position at our Lebanon, New Hampshire branch, including Branch Supervisor as well as Personal Banking Officer/Assistant Manager.

In July 2010, Cara returned to the Lyme branch as its Banking Office Manager. She was promoted to Assistant Vice President in 2013.

During Cara's 11 years in the financial services industry, she has completed numerous banking, professional management, and information technology courses.

Neal Meagher

Neal Meagher

Banking Office Manager, New London

NMLS #1049365

Neal Meagher joined Ledyard National Bank in 2013 as Banking Office Manager. He brings over 20 years of business management experience to our Ledyard team. Prior to joining Ledyard, Neal was an Assistant Banking Center Manager at Bank of America in Hanover. Before his banking career, he worked in retail store management, winning numerous awards.With a degree in Business Administration from Hesser College, Neal provides a depth of business knowledge that further enhances our commitment to help clients make the best decisions for their financial needs. Neal is a longtime resident of the region. He and his family reside in Enfield.