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First Commonwealth Bank Names New Operations Leader

Indiana, PA (July 9) – First Commonwealth Bank recently named Shelly Hammond, Senior Vice President, as the Financial Solutions Branch Operations Leader. Shelly will be tasked with analyzing and improving the current performance standards of First Commonwealth’s branch operations, managing risks and refining policies and procedures in an ever-changing marketplace.

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Shelly Hammond

Shelly joins First Commonwealth after more than two decades of service at PNC, most recently as a Customer Care Center Group Lead for several teams covering Consumer and Business Service and Business Banking Sales and Lending. Additionally, Shelly served for two years as the Executive Director of the Urban Youth Action in Pittsburgh and also served in the military as a Captain, Logistics and Readiness Officer with the United States Air Force.

Joe Culos, Executive Vice President and Financial Solutions leader for First Commonwealth spoke of Shelly’s appointment to the position. “Shelly has been brought on to help lead us forward in our ongoing commitment to being operationally sound, efficient and effective in our delivery. With her tremendous track record both in banking and in service to our country with the United States Air Force, First Commonwealth is ecstatic to have Shelly join our team.”

Shelly resides in Sewickley. She has a daughter, Brianne. Shelly has her bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Marketing and Advertising from Temple University and a master’s degree in Human Resource Management from Golden Gate University.


About First Commonwealth Financial Corporation

First Commonwealth Financial Corporation (NYSE: FCF), headquartered in Indiana, Pennsylvania, is a financial services company with 133 community banking offices in 22 counties throughout western and central Pennsylvania and throughout Ohio, as well as corporate banking centers in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and Cleveland and Columbus, Ohio. The company also operates mortgage offices in Wexford, Pennsylvania, as well as Hudson and Dublin, Ohio. First Commonwealth provides a full range of commercial banking, consumer banking, mortgage, wealth management and insurance products and services through its subsidiaries First Commonwealth Bank and First Commonwealth Insurance Agency. For more information about First Commonwealth or to open an account today, please visit


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