At the Bridgeway Capital Annual Event, The Farmers National Bank of Emlenton, was awarded the 2013 Impact Award.
Each year, the organization presents the award to an individual or company who helps further the mission of a thriving region for all. Partnering award recipients are selected based on the volume of support that is given which enhances the efficiency and effectiveness within the markets Bridgeway Capital serves.
Bridgeway Capital President and CEO, Mark Peterson, stated, “This new relationship helped to support our growth in lending in areas north of Pittsburgh. We became acquainted with the Bank last year, and their CEO and President, William Marsh, negotiated a loan to Bridgeway to use to finance non-bankable small businesses. Robert Vernick, Senior Vice President and Chief Lending Officer, and his team have referred a number of promising loans, many of which we were able to approve and close. Farmer’s referrals total over $2 million dollars.”
The 2013 Impact Award was presented to William C. Marsh, Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer of The Farmers National Bank of Emlenton, at the event held at Heinz Field East Club Lounge in Pittsburgh, PA.
Founded in 1990, Bridgeway Capital works to make western Pennsylvania a thriving region for all by promoting economic opportunity and community revitalization. Bridgeway Capital assists underserved populations by providing capital and education to ignite business and job growth, develop communities, support entrepreneurs and expand vital services that strengthen our region.
Please enjoy the following photos as we construct our fifteenth full-service banking office in Cranberry Township, Pennsylvania. We will be posting additional photos, so visit again soon.
The Farmers National Bank of Emlenton opening in 2014 at 20518 Route 19, Cranberry Township, PA 16066
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania – The Pennsylvania Bankers Association (PBA), today, announced that William C. Marsh, Chairman, President and CEO, The Farmers National Bank of Emlenton, Emlenton has been elected to the PBA’s Board of Directors. Mr. Marsh was nominated by his peers to fill the Board’s First Vice Chair vacancy. He will serve in this capacity through June 30, 2014, at which time he will be become PBA Chair for 2014-15.
As First Vice Chair, Mr. Marsh will serve on the PBA’s Personnel Committee, attend banking industry and State Bankers Association meetings throughout the United States and represent the Association at various events as called upon.
“We are pleased that Bill Marsh accepted the nomination to serve as an officer of the PBA. Bill’s experience, leadership and industry knowledge will greatly benefit the Association and its members,” said PBA President and CEO J. Duncan Campbell III.
Mr. Marsh noted, “I am delighted and honored to represent my bank, colleagues and our industry in a leadership capacity with the PBA. This Association is clearly one of the top trade
organizations in the country, and I am proud to be a part of moving this institution forward in the years to come.”
The Farmers National Bank of Emlenton is an independent, nationally chartered, FDIC-insured community commercial bank headquartered in Emlenton, Pennsylvania, operating fourteen
full service offices in Venango, Butler, Clarion, Clearfield, Crawford, Elk, Jefferson, and Mercer Counties, Pennsylvania. The Bank is a wholly owned subsidiary of Emclaire Financial Corp. (NASDAQ: “EMCF”).
The Pennsylvania Bankers Association, located in Harrisburg, is the state’s leading banking trade association representing an expansive and diverse membership. The Association offers
extensive continuing education programs, government relations representation on behalf of the industry, and provides numerous products and services for banks and their employees.
The Farmers National Bank of Emlenton announced that Kelli L. Allison has been named Branch Manager of the DuBois office.
In this position, Mrs. Allison will be responsible for developing and expanding new and existing customer relationships while overseeing the delivery of high quality customer service. Allison holds 20 years of combined client management and small business ownership experience. Allison is an active member of the DuBois and Brockway communities.
She resides in DuBois, Pennsylvania, with her family.
The Farmers National Bank of Emlenton announced that Brittany A. Basham has joined the organization as Human Resources Manager.
In this position, Ms. Basham will be responsible for managing all human resources functions, including staffing, compensation and benefits, and employee programs. With over 9 years of experience in the banking industry, she possesses a strong background in Human Resources and leadership.
Ms. Basham received her Professional in Human Resources Certification through the Human Resource Certification Institute in 2012. She is currently pursuing her Human Resource Management degree at Butler County Community College. Ms. Basham is active in the community dedicating time to the American Heart Association and the United Way Campaign and Days of Caring.
Ms. Basham resides with her husband in Butler County, Pennsylvania.
The Farmers National Bank of Emlenton announced that Stephanie Burford has been named Branch Manager of the Brookville office. Burford was most recently the Branch Manager of the Bank’s DuBois office.
In this position, Mrs. Burford will be responsible for maintaining existing customer relationships, as well as business development within this market. Burford has a strong financial background and is an active member of the Brookville community. Burford is a graduate of the Punxsutawney Area High School and received her Bachelor of Arts from The Pennsylvania State University.
Burford resides in Brookville with her husband and daughter.
The Farmers National Bank of Emlenton announced that it has opened its fourteenth full-service branch banking office and second office in Elk County, Pennsylvania in the City Hall Building of Saint Marys, Pennsylvania.
Earlier this year the Bank announced that it had signed a lease with the City of Saint Marys for the space. The office opened at 9 am and a ribbon cutting ceremony was held later in the morning with representatives from the Bank’s board, executive team and staff as well as local community dignitaries.
William C. Marsh, Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer of Farmers National Bank noted, “The Saint Marys’ community is a perfect match for our brand of local community banking and we are excited about this natural expansion of our franchise.”
The new banking office will be managed and staffed by five local employees. The Farmers
National Bank, headquartered in Emlenton, is 113 years old with approximately 120 employees.
The Farmers National Bank of Emlenton is an independent, nationally chartered, FDIC-insured community commercial bank headquartered in Emlenton, Pennsylvania, operating fourteen full-service offices in Venango, Butler, Clarion, Clearfield, Crawford, Elk, Jefferson, and Mercer Counties, Pennsylvania. The Bank is a wholly owned subsidiary of Emclaire Financial Corp. (NASDAQ: “EMCF”).
For more information about Farmers National Bank, please visit the website at www.farmersnb.com or call 877-862-9270.
The Farmers National Bank of Emlenton announced that Craig R. Carrow has
joined the Bank as Assistant Manager of the St. Marys and Ridgway offices.
In this position, Mr. Carrow will be responsible for overseeing daily operations in the full-service banking offices, developing customer relationships and tending to customer service needs. Mr. Carrow will be assisting Heather Serafini, Assistant Vice President, Branch Manager of the Ridgway and St. Marys banking offices.
Mr. Carrow received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Slippery Rock University and has previous experience as a Finance Manager for Jones Township in Wilcox, Pennsylvania.
Carrow resides in Wilcox, Pennsylvania, with his family.
Board members and executives from The Farmers National Bank of Emlenton recently hosted a groundbreaking ceremony attended by local officials at the site of the new Farmers National Bank facility in Cranberry Township, PA. The new full-service retail banking office is scheduled to open in early 2014.
The Bank broke ground for their new 7,400 square foot facility located at the intersection of Route 19 and Ogleview Road. Those in attendance included Bill McCarrier and Dale Pinkerton, Butler County Commissioners; Jerry Andree, Cranberry Township Manager; Rebecca Martin, President and CEO, The Chamber Inc.; Brett Ligo, Principal, Ligo Architects; and Brent Thomas, President, W.K. Thomas and Associates; among other local community members and business owners.
Jennifer Roxbury, Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer presided over the
groundbreaking ceremonies. Other Bank officials present included, George Freeman, Robert Hunter and James Crooks, directors. Also representing the Bank’s management was Raymond Lawton, Senior Vice President and Chief Credit Officer; Matthew Lucco, Senior Vice President
and Chief Financial Officer; Robert Vernick, Senior Vice President and Chief Lending and Business Development Officer; and Jeffrey Tonini, Senior Vice President and Director of Wealth Management.
“Along with the Board of Directors, officers and staff at the Bank, I am delighted to be opening a full service office in Cranberry Township. A banking office in the fast growing southern Butler County area is a perfect complement to our existing banking network and business opportunities in this market will support our growth strategies,” noted William C. Marsh, Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Bank.
This new full-service banking office will offer comprehensive consumer, commercial, wealth management and advisory financial products and services. This location will mark the Bank’s fourth office in Butler County. The Bank currently has offices at Bon Aire Plaza and Meridian Road in the City of Butler and in Eau Claire in northern Butler County.
The Farmers National Bank of Emlenton is an independent, nationally chartered, FDIC-insured community commercial bank headquartered in Emlenton, Pennsylvania, operating thirteen full service offices in Venango, Butler, Clarion, Clearfield, Crawford, Elk, Jefferson, and Mercer Counties, Pennsylvania. The Bank is a wholly owned subsidiary of Emclaire Financial Corp. (NASDAQ: “EMCF”).
For more information about Farmers National Bank, please visit the website at www.farmersnb.com or call 877-862-9270.
The Farmers National Bank of Emlenton announced that Jeffrey S. Tonini has joined the Bank as Senior Vice President and Director of Wealth Management of Farmers National Financial Services. Partnering with Investment Professionals, Inc. (“IPI”), Farmers National Financial Services is the wealth management and financial advisory division of Farmers National Bank.
In this position, Mr. Tonini will be responsible for the oversight, growth and development of the Bank’s financial services line of business. In this capacity he will lead the division and assist customers with financial planning, retirement planning, investment strategies and overall wealth management.
William C. Marsh, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Bank stated, “the Board of Directors and I are extremely pleased to have Jeff as part of our team as we look to expand our financial services and wealth management division. We have identified advisory services as a key need for our customers and look forward to the growth prospects of this business line. We are proud that a professional of Jeff’s caliber has joined our bank.”
Mr. Tonini holds a Masters Degree in Mathematics Education and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mathematics and Statistics, both from the University of Pittsburgh. He has twenty years of investment management and risk-analysis experience. Mr. Tonini holds his FINRA Series 7, Series66, and insurance licenses as well as Accredited Domestic Partner Analyst, Certified Portfolio Analyst and is a Chartered Retirement Planning Specialist certifications.
Mr. Tonini resides with his family in Butler, PA.
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