Kennebunk Savings is pleased to announce Steven Hughes has joined its team as vice president and chief technology officer. Hughes has an extensive 20-year background in information technology (IT). Most recently, Hughes was director of IT for Vigilant Wealth Management in Portland, where he was responsible for all information technology processes and support and was the lead information technology security resource.

Hughes’ background includes leadership positions at Ellucian, working with the University of New England, DXC Technology/General Dynamics Bath Iron Works, Maine Health, and Maine Employers Mutual Insurance Company (MEMIC), among other Maine companies.

“Through his work history, Steven has gained valuable expertise that will complement the work we’re doing at the Bank,” said Adam Mumm, Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer. “He brings a wealth of knowledge in all IT-related areas, particularly data privacy and protection, security controls, and data center management. We’re excited to have him on the team.”

In his new role, Hughes will oversee and direct management of the company’s daily IT operations, provide strategic direction for the development of processes and systems within Information Systems environment, and manage network policies and procedures for the protection of information stored on the Bank’s network.

Hughes is a US Navy veteran and graduate of Southern New Hampshire University.