Leanne Spees, Senior Vice President for International Finance at The Provident Bank, has over 30 years of experience delivering international products and services to exporters located in the U.S. Spees completed the credit training program at Irving Trust Company in New York City, then worked for Bank of New York and Bank Boston in their International Corporate Finance units. Most recently, Spees worked for Goss International, a manufacturing company in Durham, NH, to arrange customer financing for equipment purchasers in Asia, Europe, and Latin America. Fluent in French, Portuguese, and Spanish, Spees leads a team at The Provident that structures creative solutions, often involving Ex-Im Bank and SBA support, to meet the international needs of bank clients.
Spees received her Bachelor’s Degree in Anthropology from Pomona College in Claremont, CA, and her Master’s Degree in International Finance from Columbia University in NY, NY.
SVP, International Finance
Nathan Baker, International Lending Coordinator, has been a part of The Provident Bank for over two years. Baker received his Bachelor's degree in Accounting from the University of Southern New Hampshire. He started at the bank by developing customer relationships as a Senior Relationship Specialist at The Provident Bank's Hampton branch. Along with his financial background, Baker now assists our International Lending team deliver unique international services and trade finance products to a wider customer base.
International Lending Coordinator