M&T Bank picks Shelley Drake as region president

One of the longest-tenured employees at M&T Bank has been promoted to Western New York regional president.  Commercial banker Shelley Drake, who joined M&T (NYSE: MTB) in 1972, will oversee middle market banking at 77 retail branches in eight counties: Erie, Niagara, Allegany, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Genesee, Orleans and Wyoming. Drake will continue to serve as president of the M&T Charitable Foundation, which provides more than $20 million in grants annually to more than 3,000 nonprofits hroughout…