William C. Marsh, Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer of The Farmers National Bank of Emlenton, has been elected Chairman of the Pennsylvania Bankers Association (PBA). As Chairman, Marsh will lead Pennsylvania’s largest banking trade association for a one-year term beginning July 1.
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 and government relations representation on behalf of the industry, and provides numerous products and services for banks and their employees.
William C. Marsh, Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer of Farmers National Bank noted, “The mission statement of the Association supports our Bank’s goals. Our Bank has been a member of the PBA for decades and has a tradition of collaboration with the Association and its efforts. Our employees regularly realize the benefits of their training programs and seminars. We have been active on the Board of Directors of the Association, with committee service, banking schools, training, and with Group 8 activities. This is a big honor for Farmers National Bank, and I look forward to serving the PBA throughout the year.”
Mr. Marsh has served as Chairman of the Board, President, and Chief Executive Officer of The Farmers National Bank of Emlenton and its parent holding company, Emclaire Financial Corp., since June of 2009. He began working at the Bank in 2001 as Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer before serving as the President and Chief Executive Officer in June of 2007. Prior to this, Mr. Marsh served in similar finance executive positions with publicly traded community banks in western Pennsylvania and Maryland, and served as a manager in the financial services audit practice of KPMG, LLP in Pittsburgh, PA. Mr. Marsh is a graduate of Clarion University of Pennsylvania and a certified public accountant licensed in Pennsylvania.
The Farmers National Bank of Emlenton is an independent, nationally chartered, FDIC-insured community commercial bank headquartered in Emlenton, Pennsylvania, operating fifteen 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”).