Meet Our People
Private Banking Relationship Manager
Timothy Draper joined Ledyard National Bank in 2013 as Mortgage Loan Originator. In that capacity he offered a wide range of mortgage financing solutions to clients throughout the Upper Valley.
As a Private Banker, Tim manages a portfolio of banking and financial relationships for professional clients and their families. Tim utilizes a consultative approach in delivering Ledyard’s full array of products while providing service that is tailored to meet each of his clients' unique needs. Tim continues to provide mortgage banking solutions specifically to his Private Banking clients. As a Private Banking Relationship Manager, he is able to draw upon his experience to develop a comprehensive understanding of his clients' objectives and aspirations. With this understanding, Tim provides financial and banking solutions that meet Private Banking clients, immediate, emerging and long term goals.
In the year prior to joining Ledyard, Tim held the position of Branch Manager II at Lake Sunapee Bank. For the three years prior to his tenure at Lake Sunapee Bank, Tim managed client needs as a Personal Banker with Bank of America.
Tim graduated from Plymouth State University with a degree in business management. Tim is a 2013 graduate of Leadership Upper Valley, and he currently sits on the Board of Directors for the Business Advisory Council of Project Search. Tim is also on the Hanover Area Chamber of Commerce Golf Committee and has served on the Granite United Way Corporate Division.
Private Banking Administrator
Kate Sims joined Ledyard National Bank in 2010 as a Client Services Representative at its Main Street office in Hanover, NH. In 2011 Kate was promoted to Branch Supervisor for the Hanover Drive-up office. During this time, she completed numerous banking, compliance and management training courses and created new training manuals for the Retail Banking Group.
In 2014, Kate joined the Ledyard Private Banking Group as its Private Banking Administrator. Kate oversees the daily operation of the Private Banking Group while acting as its clients’ first point of contact in addressing their current and emerging banking and financial needs. Kate is responsible for opening a variety of accounts for the Private Banking clientele, while administrating the delivery of other financial products and services.
Prior to joining Ledyard, Kate amassed eight years of client services and supervisory experience.
Private Banking Officer
Rob has worked in the banking and financial services industry for more than 26 years, most recently in the Retail Division of Ledyard National Bank. Prior to joining Ledyard in 2009, Rob was the Private Banking Officer at U.S. Trust – Bank of America Private Wealth Management in Hanover, NH. He also served in the Retail, Quality Assurance, and Banking Operations divisions during his many years at Bank of America.
Rob lives in Bradford, Vermont. He is an active member of his community and serves on several boards and committees.
Rob attended Manchester Community Technical College and Central Connecticut State University.
Ledyard Private Banking is a division of Ledyard National Bank