Meet Our People

Shawn Bard

Shawn Bard

Assistant Vice President & Branch Manager, Hanover

NMLS #922099

As the Branch Manager and Business Banking Specialist of the Hanover Branch, Shawn provides trusted and experienced customer service to new and existing business and consumer bank relationships. Shawn earned his B.A. in Business Marketing from the University of Maine and then went on to develop his sales and management skills in numerous industries before making a career in banking. Shawn is also an active member of the Hanover Chamber of Commerce and volunteers on the board of the Upper Valley Housing Coalition to assist with workforce housing projects in Lebanon, Hanover, Hartford and neighboring towns.

Shawn Bard

Karolina Ejmont

Assistant Branch Manager, Hanover

NMLS #1022837

Karolina joined the Ledyard team in 2006, honing her extensive client relationship skills as she quickly progressed through the organization. In her current role as Assistant Branch Manager at the Main Street branch in Hanover, N.H., Karolina oversees a team of 7 employees, ensuring efficiency and accuracy, while providing exceptional client service.

Karolina earned her B.A. in Management from Franklin Pierce University in 2012. She is currently working toward her MBA, with a focus in Accounting, at Plymouth State University. In addition, she is studying to earn her Securities License, Series 6.

Karolina is actively involved with several organizations in the Upper Valley. Most notably, she serves as a board member for the Norwich Child Care Center in Norwich, VT. She is also a member of the Ledyard Leading Women committee, attending meetings and participating in charity events.


Gail M. Broughton

Gail M. Broughton

Vice President & Branch Manager, West Lebanon

NMLS #430068

Gail brings over thirty years of banking experience to her position as Branch Manager of the West Lebanon Branch of Ledyard National Bank. She takes great pride in providing responsive and trusted customer services to all of her clients. Gail also volunteers on the Norwich Scholarship Committee and her family hosts the annual Bill Broughton Golf Tournament to benefit the Post 22 baseball program and the William Broughton Memorial Scholarship Fund.

Gail M. Broughton

Kevin M. De Rosa

Assistant Vice President & Branch Manager, Norwich, Vermont

NMLS #1022838 

Kevin provides a truly focused client approach to the Norwich customers and community.   With a Bachelor Degree in Finance and Accounting, along with an MBA from the University of New Hampshire, and years of customer service and management experience, Kevin consistently delivers on Ledyard’s promise to provide a trusted and knowledgeable client experience.

Kevin is also an active member of the Norwich Business Council, an adjunct professor at the River Valley Community College, and the Treasurer/Executive Board Member of the Claremont Chamber of Commerce.  


Cara Dyke

Cara Dyke

Assistant Vice President & Branch Manager, Lyme

NMLS #819140

Cara began her career at Ledyard National Bank in 1999 and has advanced to Assistant Vice President, Branch Manager of our Lyme New Hampshire Branch. During her years at Ledyard, Cara has completed numerous banking, professional management, and information technology courses. She also volunteers for Neighbors Unite, an organization who raises funds for local families in crisis and local food pantries; she is the treasurer of the Orford Free Library while also organizing events for the Orford Photo Club.

Cara Dyke

Debra W. Johnson

Vice President, Branch Manager, New London

NMLS #430078

Deb proudly serves Ledyard Bank clients and the New London Community with over two decades of banking experience and volunteer efforts including her role on the Board of Trustees of the Lake Sunapee Region VNA and Hospice and participation on the Advisory Board for Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) at Colby-Sawyer College . Deb is also a graduate of New Hampshire’s Whittemore School of Business and Economics with a BS in Business Administration, and she attended the School of Commercial Lending at Southern Methodist University.

In her role as Branch Manager and Business Banking Specialist, Deb provides trusted and experienced customer service to business and consumer clients.


Neal Meagher

Neal Meagher

Branch Manager, Lebanon

NMLS #1049365

With deep roots in the Lebanon Area, Neal brings a strong understanding of the local community to the Route 120 Lebanon Branch of Ledyard National Bank. Before starting 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 and superior customer service that further enhances Ledyard’s commitment to help clients make the best decisions for their financial needs.