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First Commonwealth Names Three New Mortgage Loan Originators for
Northeast Ohio and Northwest Pennsylvania

Indiana, PA (December 3) – Jennifer Hanigosky, Jeff Grdic and Denise Baker have recently been added to the mortgage loan team at First Commonwealth Bank. Their geographic area will include Northeast Ohio and Northwest Pennsylvania.

Hanigosky will serve as Area Mortgage Sales Manager and has more than 20 years of experience in the new construction and home-buying process. Jennifer is a graduate of Boardman High School and Youngstown State University. She is actively involved in the Salvation Army Community Meals program, the United Way-Day of Caring Food Distribution and is a committee member of the Youngstown Columbiana Association of Realtors. 

Grdic, Senior Mortgage Loan Originator, is a 5th generation Ohio-based mortgage loan banker, with more than 20 years of building expertise in customer-focused lending. Jeff graduated from Boardman High School and earned his Juris Doctorate degree from Case Western Reserve University School of Law. He serves on the finance committee of the Canfield Presbyterian Church and has previously served on the board of directors for both the Boys & Girls Club of Youngstown, and the Mahoning Valley Historical Society. He also has served a multitude of roles with the United Way and is a previous recipient of the Mahoning Valley Young Professionals “40 under 40” award. Jeff resides in Canfield with his wife Liz and daughters Lilly and Kate.

Baker, Senior Mortgage Loan Originator, has worked in the mortgage industry for 25 years, covering Ohio, West Virginia and Pennsylvania and is well-versed in Conventional, Portfolio, FHA, USDA, VA and Construction loans. Denise graduated from East Palestine High School and Duffs Business Institute of Pittsburgh. She is a resident of Columbiana County and is a member of Leadership of Columbiana County and involved with the Rescue Mission of Mahoning County.

“We are excited to welcome Jennifer, Jeff and Denise to our First Commonwealth Bank team, and look forward to assisting the community’s mortgage customers with their lending needs,” stated Tom Sullivan, Senior Vice President of Mortgage Lending. “Their years of mortgage experience will be a great asset to the area and surrounding communities.”

About First Commonwealth Financial Corporation

First Commonwealth Financial Corporation (NYSE: FCF), headquartered in Indiana, Pennsylvania, is a financial services company with 147 community banking offices in 28 counties throughout western and central Pennsylvania and throughout Ohio, as well as business banking centers in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and Canton, Cleveland and Columbus, Ohio. The company also operates mortgage offices in Wexford, Pennsylvania, as well as Hudson and Lewis Center, 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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