Financial Services >> CEO Interviews >> May 17, 2010

Community Bank System, Inc. – Scott A. Kingsley

Scott A. Kingsley joined Commity Bank System, Inc., in August 2004. He serves as the company's Treasurer., and as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Community Bank, N.A., its principal banking subsidiary. Prior to his position with Community Bank, Mr. Kingsley was Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Carlisle Engineered Products, Inc., an Ohio-based subsidiary of the Carlisle Companies, Inc. Mr. Kingsley also worked for the Syracuse, N.Y., office of PricewaterhouseCoopers from 1986 to 1994, rising to the level of Senior Manager. Mr. Kingsley has a B.S. degree from Clarkson University, in Potsdam, N.Y., and is a Certified Public Accountant. Profile
TWST: Would you begin with a brief historical sketch of the company and a picture of the things you are doing at the present time?

Mr. Kingsley: Starting off, we are a $5.5 billion bank holding