Karen Burchell SVP, Chief Credit Officer
Karen joined Rondout Savings Bank in 2001 as one of the three founding members of the Business Banking Department. Throughout the years, Karen has held various leadership positions and has helped drive the success of Rondout Savings Bank’s Commercial Lending Department. Karen is responsible for overseeing all credit, servicing, and collections for the lending division of the bank.
Karen is committed to the community and is currently a Board Member for the Hudson Valley Heart Association and a past Board Member and Finance Committee Member for the Mental Health Association.
Karen holds a degree from Union college and is a 2021 graduate of the Stonier Graduate School of Banking and has successfully completed the Wharton Leadership Program. She is a lifelong resident of Ulster County and resides in Rosendale, NY with her husband and son.