September 6, 2022

Granite VNA Welcomes New Trustees

Granite VNA has appointed Steven Whitley, Esquire, of Drummond Woodsum, and Natalya Pearl, Certified Financial Planner (CFP) and Certified Trust and Fiduciary Advisor (CTFA), of Bangor Savings Bank, to its Board of Trustees.

“We are honored to have Steven and Natalya join the Granite VNA Board of Trustees,” said Beth Slepian, MBA, PT, president and CEO, Granite VNA. “Both are strong and qualified leaders who bring a deep commitment to our mission and the communities we serve. We are thrilled to work alongside them as we strive to provide the best possible care and support for our patients, and families.” 

Whitley holds a Juris Doctor degree from Vermont Law School in South Royalton, Vermont and joined the Drummond Woodsum law firm in 2019. He advises clients on land use and conservation, municipal law, and public finance issues, and counsels New Hampshire municipalities, counties, and school districts on a range of issues including zoning and land use matters, public utilities, town governance, annual town meetings, Right to Know law, and public finance. 

Whitley resides in Hopkinton, New Hampshire where he serves on the Select Board and Economic Development Committee.

Pearl joined Bangor Savings Bank in 2020 and serves as vice president and senior relationship manager. She is responsible for sales strategy of investment management, fiduciary, and planning services. Prior to joining Bangor Savings Bank, Pearl served in various roles with NHTrust Financial Advisors and Merrimack County Savings Bank. Pearl is currently enrolled in the American Bankers Association Certified Trust and Fiduciary Advisor Program, and she is a graduate of the Boston University Financial Management Certificate Program. Pearl resides in Loudon and has served on Granite VNA’s investment committee since 2014.