Welcome Newest Board Member Paula Silsby

Gorham Savings Bank is pleased to announce the appointment of Paula Silsby to the board of directors.


Paula D. Silsby (Portland) has joined the Gorham Savings Bank board of directors. Now retired, Silsby is active in the community, adjunct professor at University of Maine School of Law, and a corporator at Gorham Savings Bank. She spent her career handling civil and criminal cases in the United States Attorney’s Office for the District of Maine; serving as United States Attorney from 2001-2010, chief of the criminal division and senior litigation counsel. In addition to her work at the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Silsby co-founded Pine Grove Child Development Center in Falmouth. She is a graduate of University of Maine School of Law and Mount Holyoke College.


“We are very fortunate to have Paula join our board. Her strong passion for community stewardship is a perfect match with Gorham Savings Bank’s mission,” said Chris Emmons, president and CEO.



Gorham Savings Bank is a progressive, growing community bank based in Gorham, Maine with offices in Cumberland and York counties. The bank’s reputation for solid management and excellent customer service has made Gorham Savings Bank a premier banking organization for more than 140 years. Our tagline, a “Breath of Fresh Banking”, is a brand that you can see and feel whether you visit in person or online at www.gorhamsavingsbank.com. Gorham Savings Bank is a member of the FDIC.