Kathleen Pless SVP, Chief Lending & Retail Officer

Portrait of Kathleen Pless
(845) 334-4036
(845) 901-0078
(845) 331-6818

As Senior Vice President, Chief Lending & Retail Officer, Kathleen Pless is responsible for growth of the lending & retail divisions of the bank and will continue Rondout’s longstanding tradition of serving the community through volunteer efforts. Kathleen has worked in both community and regional bank environments and is highly skilled at business development and client management. As a seasoned banking professional, she brings more than 20 years of experience in the areas of Commercial Lending, Construction Lending, CRE, Multi- Family Lending, Credit Analysis and Risk Management. Kathleen is passionate about company branding and bringing technology to the forefront of community banking.

Kathleen serves as a member on the ABA’s Mortgage Markets Committee and Women of Stonier Committee, the Kiwanis Club of Kingston, Rebuilding Together Dutchess County Board, Rotary Club of Kingston, RUPCO, and RYAN House.

Kathleen holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Rutgers University. She is a graduate of the American Bankers Association Stonier Graduate School of Banking and has completed the Leadership Certificate Program at The Wharton School and Commercial Lending School at Southern Methodist University. She resides in Kingston.