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Bank President and Suffolk Grad Kevin O'Connor to be Honored by Suffolk Foundation at Annual Golf Classic, Proceeds to Aid Students
Kevin M. O’Connor, president and chief executive officer of The Bridgehampton National Bank (BNB) and a Suffolk County Community College graduate will be honored at the Suffolk Community College Foundation’s 33rd Annual Golf Classic.
This year’s golf classic will be played on Monday, August 22, 2016 at the Hamlet Golf and Country Club in Commack. Registration includes 18 holes of golf, access to the driving range and putting green, golf cart, lunch, a cocktail reception and awards dinner.
The proceeds from the Golf Classic support need and merit-based scholarships, emergency student loans and quality academic enrichment programs for Suffolk County Community College students.
“Kevin O’Connor is committed to making a difference in our students’ lives,” said Suffolk County Community College President Dr. Shaun L. McKay. “As a Suffolk graduate, Kevin has gone from the classroom to the boardroom and nurtured a culture of purpose and commitment to the community at large. We thank Kevin for helping the college’s foundation and our students.”
“We are delighted to honor a distinguished alumnus – Kevin O’Connor – who as president of the Bridgehampton National Bank personifies the great success of Suffolk’s students," said Sylvia A. Diaz, Ph.D., LMSW, executive director of the Suffolk Community College Foundation. “His leadership of the Bridgehampton National Bank, one of Long Island’s fastest growing financial institutions, inspires our current students to reach higher, study harder and recognize the wealth of career opportunities available to Suffolk’s students.”
“Early Birdie” registration is only $300 per golfer, $1,100 per foursome with payment received by July 25, 2016. Registration is $325 per golfer and $1,200 for a foursome after July 25.
Register for the Golf Classic at the Foundation’s website at www.sunysuffolk.edu/golf.
Questions? Call the Suffolk Community College Foundation office at (631) 451-4458; or via e-mail at Golf@sunysuffolk.edu .
About Kevin M. O’Connor
President and CEO
Bridgehampton National Bank (BNB)
Kevin M. O’Connor is president and chief executive officer of Bridge Bancorp and its wholly owned subsidiary, The Bridgehampton National Bank (BNB). The bank operates 40 branches across Long Island including one in Manhattan and Queens, as well as lending offices in New York City and Riverhead.
Kevin earned an associate degree in accounting from Suffolk County Community College and a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Adelphi University. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the NYS Society of Certified Public Accountants and sits on the board of the New York State Bankers Association.
Committed to community involvement, he is a 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 was recently appointed to the American Red Cross on Long Island Board of Directors. He is a former chair of the executive committee of the American Heart Association Heart of the Hamptons Gala.
Kevin was recently named one of Long Island's top CEOs by Long Island Business News and has 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.
Kevin has three sons and resides in both Patchogue and Southold.