Resolution J4383-2013

Honoring Terry Saturno upon the occasion of her retirement after 43 years of distinguished service to Orange County Trust

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  • Apr 29, 2014: ADOPTED
  • Apr 29, 2014: REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • Apr 2, 2014: REFERRED TO FINANCE

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LEGISLATIVE  RESOLUTION  honoring Terry Saturno upon the occasion of her
retirement after 43 years of  distinguished  service  to  Orange  County
Trust

WHEREAS,  This  Legislative  Body seeks to acknowledge those individuals
whose professional lives and civic endeavors serve to enhance the  stat-
ure of the State of New York; and
  WHEREAS,  This Legislative Body is justly proud to honor Terry Saturno
upon the occasion of her retirement  after  43  years  of  distinguished
service to Orange County Trust on Wednesday, April 30, 2014; and
  WHEREAS, A Middletown, New York native, Terry Saturno is a graduate of
the Stonier Graduate School of Retail Banking and Orange County Communi-
ty College (SUNY Orange); and
  WHEREAS,  For  the  past  43  years,  Terry Saturno rendered faithful,
conscientious and valuable service to Orange County Trust,  earning  the
admiration, esteem and affection of her colleagues; and
  WHEREAS, Terry Saturno began working for Orange County Trust more than
four  decades  ago  when she joined the North Street branch as a Teller;
shortly after, she became Head Teller  and  throughout  her  illustrious
career, she was continuously promoted throughout the company; and
  WHEREAS,  In  1996,  Terry  Saturno became Orange County Trust's first
Chief Operating Officer, during which time she was deeply involved  with
every aspect of the bank; and
  WHEREAS,  Terry  Saturno  became Chief Executive Officer (CEO) in 2006
and led Orange County Trust through the Great Recession, a time when the
government bailed out struggling big banks and seized  small  ones  that
had collapsed; and
  WHEREAS,  One  of  the  first  female  bank CEO's in the Region, Terry
Saturno has served in this esteemed position  for  eight  years,  during
which time she has doubled the bank's assets and opened four new branch-
es; and
  WHEREAS,  In  her  capacity as CEO, Terry Saturno served with loyalty,
honor and distinction, and was governed by a  keen  sense  of  duty  and
always showed a unique grasp of human problems in her official acts; and
  WHEREAS, Active within her community, Terry Saturno is a member of the
Orange  Regional Medical Center Foundation Board, as well as the Founda-
tion's  Investment  and  Finance  Committee  which  oversees   financial
matters; and
  WHEREAS,  In  addition,  she  is past President of the Kiwanis Club of
Middletown, serves on the Middletown Salvation Army Advisory Board,  and
is  a  member  of  both the New York State Bankers Association Education
Committee and the SUNY Orange Educational Foundation Board; and
  WHEREAS, Rare indeed is the occurrence of such a compassionate  blend-
ing  of  strength,  leadership, intellect, and commitment as that demon-
strated by Terry Saturno over a lifetime of sacrifice and dedication  to
others; and
  WHEREAS,  It  is the sense of this Legislative Body that when individ-
uals of such noble aims and accomplishments are brought  to  our  atten-
tion,  they  should  be celebrated and recognized by all the citizens of
the great State of New York; now, therefore, be it
  RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause  in  its  deliberations  to
honor  Terry  Saturno upon the occasion of her retirement after 43 years
of distinguished service to Orange County Trust; and be it further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Terry Saturno.

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