Kate Wolfe was recently appointed to a seat on Liberty Foundation’s Board of Directors. Ms. Wolfe is president and chief executive officer of Patriot Federal Bank. She is a founding officer of the Bank and served as chief operating officer prior to becoming president and chief executive officer in December 2012.

“Kate’s appointment solidifies her commitment to Liberty through Patriot Federal’s continued support of the agency with their numerous volunteer efforts,” said Liberty CEO Jennifer Saunders. “I truly believe with Kate’s dedication to our organization and commitment to her community she’ll play an invaluable role on the Liberty Foundation board. We are very pleased to have her serve alongside of us.”

“I am honored and pleased to have been asked to serve as a Liberty Foundation board member. I have watched Liberty in our communities for many years and have always been impressed by their services and what they give back to our community,” said Ms. Wolfe. “To have a small part in helping to ensure that those services continue is truly a privilege. I look forward to the challenges and rewards of being a part of this vital organization.”

Ms. Wolfe is involved in numerous local civic and charitable organizations. She participates in the Fulton-Montgomery County CEO Roundtable and serves as a board member for Mountain Valley Hospice.   She is a lifetime resident of Montgomery County and lives with her husband in Fort Plain.

Founded in 1993, Liberty Foundation supports the mission of Liberty, the Montgomery County Chapter of NYSARC, Inc, a not-for-profit organization serving over 550 individuals with developmental and other disabilities. Liberty offers vocational, day & family support and residential services in Montgomery County. The organization also operates New Dimensions in Health Care, providing dental and medical services at 40 Wall Street, Amsterdam and Liberty Fresh Market a bulk-food store and training program aimed at equipping the individuals Liberty supports with skills necessary to obtain, maintain or advance in competitive employment or self-employment.