Four Community Office Managers from Canandaigua National Bank & Trust Receive Promotions

Canandaigua National Bank & Trust (CNB) is pleased to announce the following promotions: Steven Benz, Rick Pratt, Louis Nau, and Samantha Johnson to Vice President, Community Office Manager.

Steven Benz has over 15 years of experience in the banking industry, five of which are with Canandaigua National Bank & Trust as Community Office Manager in Honeoye Falls. Steven’s responsibilities include fostering financial relationships with individuals and small businesses, working with loans and mortgages and managing the office’s sales and service team. Steven is also actively involved with the Mendon Chamber of Commerce.

Richard Pratt has 25 years of managerial experience and serves as Community Office Manager in Penfield. CNB benefits from Richard’s specialized expertise in the cultivation of client partnerships leading to long-term, multiple account relationships. Richard is Treasurer for Canalside Trailblazers Networking, Inc. and a member of the Penfield Business Association.

Louis Nau joined CNB in 2005 and has 35 years of cumulative banking experience. Louis has been Community Office Manager in Rochester for the last 13 years. As manager of the Downtown Rochester Office, Louis manages financial relationships of individuals, small businesses, law firms, and not for profits. Louis is a board member of the Huther Doyle Memorial Institute, Inc. and the Landmark Society of Western New York, as well as a committee member of the City of Rochester’s Downtown Enhancement District.

Samantha Johnson has been with CNB for 10 years and is the Victor Community Office Manager. Samantha is committed to customer service and issues related to community involvement. She supports the Victor Chamber of Commerce (having served in roles of Chair, Co-Chair, and Treasurer), is a Victor Farmington Kiwanis Club member and is Volunteer Director for the Victor Farmington United Way Campaign.

Founded in 1887, Canandaigua National Bank and Trust is the region’s only locally owned, full-service community bank, with 24 branches in Ontario and Monroe counties, as well as a Financial Services Center located in Bushnell’s Basin. Together they offer a full range of financial services for individuals, businesses, municipalities and not-for-profit organizations. For more information, visit



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