Kevin M. O'Connor, President and Chief Executive Officer of Bridge Bancorp and its wholly owned subsidiary, The Bridgehampton National Bank (BNB), recently joined the board of directors of the American Red Cross on Long Island.
The Long Island Red Cross board of directors consists of 35 business and community leaders who volunteer their time to help oversee the organization’s mission on Long Island. The Long Island Red Cross responds to approximately 200 disasters a year and serves more than 2.8 million residents.
“Kevin is a perfect fit for our Board,” said John Miller, CEO of the American Red Cross on Long Island. “His professional experience and community spirit will be tremendous assets to help further our humanitarian mission on Long Island.”
“I am honored to join an organization that has done so much for so many, and I look forward to working with John and the board on continuing the mission," said Kevin M O'Connor.
Kevin M. O’Connor is President and Chief Executive Officer of Bridge Bancorp and its wholly owned subsidiary, The Bridgehampton National Bank (BNB). Assuming the role in 2008, he has led the company through an extraordinary growth cycle bringing the total number of branches from 14 in 2007 to 40, stretching from Montauk to Manhattan.
Most recently, O’Connor was named one of Long Island's top CEO's by Long Island Business News reflecting the dramatic growth and strong performance of BNB.
Committed to community involvement, O’Connor is the chairman of the Principals Advisory Board of McGann Mercy High School in Riverhead and is a past president and board member of Suffolk County Council of the Boy Scouts of America. He is a former chair of the executive committee of the American Heart Association Heart of the Hamptons Gala. He has also been honored for his proactive role in helping the non-profit community by McGann Mercy High School, Eastern Long Island Hospital and Suffolk Community College, among others.
O’Connor resides in Southold.
About the American Red Cross:
The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies about 40 percent of the nation's blood; teaches skills that save lives; provides international humanitarian aid; and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a not-for-profit organization that depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission. For more information, please visit redcross.org/LI or visit us on Twitter, @LIRedCross.