2021 SUNY New Paltz Women's Leadership Summit

Clarissa M. Goins ’94

Clarissa M. Goins ’94Vice President, Compliance Officer

Bank of Millbrook

Majors: Business Administration/Finance


Clarissa Goins is a 1994 graduate of SUNY New Paltz with a dual Bachelor of Science degree in business administration and finance. Clarissa’s banking career began the day after her graduation from SUNY New Paltz. Over the past 24 years, she has worked at several banks in the Hudson Valley, including Pawling Savings Bank, Rhinebeck Bank, Riverside Bank and Bank of Millbrook. Clarissa completed her master’s in business administration and management in 2007 from Mount Saint Mary College in Newburgh, N.Y. Currently, she is in the final stages of completing her doctorate in business administration from Walden University. Clarissa is driven by her passion to learn and to help others.

Her passion for helping others is fulfilled by her church affiliation and membership on several community organizations. She is a member of the Poughkeepsie, N.Y. chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. and the Hyde Park, N.Y. Parent Teacher Association, and is entering her third year as a member of the SUNY New Paltz Business Advisory Committee. She resides in Poughkeepsie with her husband and children.