AUGUSTA — Kennebec Savings Bank recently announced it has hired Kevin Healey as vice president and chief human resources officer.

Healey has more than 30 years of experience in human resources and community relations, most recently at St. Mary’s Health System in Lewiston, according to the release. In 2012, Healey was named vice chair of the State Workforce Investment Board, which assists the governor in workforce development.

Andrew Silsby, executive vice president and chief operating officer for Kennebec Savings Bank, said in the announcement that the bank’s needs in its human resource department have increased with the growth of the bank over the last 10 years.

Healey, who lives with his wife, Robin, in Greene, will be based out of the bank’s main office in Augusta and will oversee all human resource activities. Healy earned a bachelor’s degree from North Central College in Illinois.

Kennebec Savings Bank is a $789 million state-chartered mutual savings bank with a team of 106 employees and full service banking offices in Augusta, Farmingdale, Waterville and Winthrop, and two free-standing 24-hour electronic banking centers in Augusta and Manchester, according to the release.