Ronald Seiffert was named president and chief operating officer of Northwest Bank and its holding company, Northwest Bancshares, both of Warren, Pa. He joins the bank November 13.Read more
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FDIC Chairman Martin Gruenberg addressed bankers and regulators at the “Day with the Secretary,” hosted by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation and the Conference of State Bank Supervisors, in Springfield, Ill.Read more
Jack Strother, Sr., of the Commercial Bank of Grayson, Ky., turned 105 on October 8. He still comes in most days to the bank, which is now led by his grandson.Read more
American, with assets of $294 million, has five offices in Ohio and one in South Shore, Ky. Peoples has $3.6 billion in assets and 67 full-service branches.Read more
Wooster, Ohio-based Wayne Savings Bancshares, Inc., is delisting its common stock from the NASDAQ Capital Market and withdrawing the registration of its common stock with the SEC.Read more
First State Bank of Eastpoint, Mich., was faced with some tough decisions in 2007, but the bank's conservative balance sheet and customer loyalty helped the bank make it to 100 years.Read more