Stephen S. Romaine has served as a Director of the Company since
January 1, 2007. Pursuant to the management succession plan adopted by the
Company’s Board of Directors (the “Succession Plan”), Mr. Romaine was appointed
President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company effective January 1, 2007.
He had served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Tompkins Mahopac Bank
from January 1, 2003 through December 31, 2006. Prior to this appointment, Mr.
Romaine was Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer of Tompkins Mahopac Bank. In addition to the Company board, Mr. Romaine serves on the
boards of each of its affiliates. Mr.
Romaine currently serves on the boards of the New York Bankers Association, and
on the Listed Company Council of the NYSE MKT LLC. His civic involvement
includes service as a member of the board of directors of the Ithaca Aviation
Heritage Foundation, Food Bank of the Southern Tier and the TC3
Foundation. We believe Mr. Romaine’s
qualifications to sit on our Board of Directors include his 25 years as an
executive in the financial services industry, including his current position as
President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company.