Jere was elected as a Corporator of the Bank in May 2013, and later in August 2014, was elected to the Bank’s Board of Directors. He became Vice Chair in 2018.
Jere is the President, Chief Operating Officer & Chief Financial Officer of Libra Foundation. In addition to his oversight responsibility for all financial aspects of the Foundation’s interests, Jere oversees select investment operations at Pineland, a 5,000 acre complex, located in New Gloucester and Gray.
Prior to joining Libra Foundation in October of 2001, Jere was a member of the management group at Baker Newman Noyes, LLC serving in the firm’s corporate tax department. After earning a bachelor’s degree cum laude in accounting at the University of Southern Maine, Jere went on to Thomas College where he received his master’s degree summa cum laude in taxation. Jere is Chairman of the Board of Trustees at Maine Medical Center and also serves on the Board of Trustees at MaineHealth. He serves on the Military Service Academy Selection Committee through appointment from Senator Susan Collins and is also a board member of Pineland Farms Natural Meats, Inc. and Pineland Farms Dairy Company, Inc.
Jere and his wife, Jennifer, have two children and live in Scarborough.