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Three Leaders Appointed to Statewide Advisory Committee

Indiana, PA (August 28) – First Commonwealth Bank is proud to have three area leaders appointed to committees with the Pennsylvania Bankers Association (PA Bankers):  

  • Melissa Burba, SVP/Sr. Product Group Manager, is serving on the PA Bankers’ School of Banking Committee. The School of Banking focuses on four primary areas of banking: leadership, sales and marketing, bank environment and finance and is designed for bankers beginning their careers, those looking to “take the next step” in advancing their careers and skilled professionals who are new to the banking industry. Members of the committee act as liaison between member banks and the School, approve curriculum, monitor the program on-site and aid in direct marketing of the program.

  • Kris Levan, SVP/Marketing & Communication Manager, is serving on the PA Bankers’ Women in Banking Advisory Committee. The committee is charged with developing and coordinating offerings to provide expanded, focused resources to the women of Pennsylvania’s banking industry in the areas of professional development, networking, recognition, mentoring and volunteerism. Members of the committee also help plan the Association’s annual Women in Banking Conference each March.

  • Carrie Riggle, EVP/Human Resources Manager, is serving on the Emerging Leaders Advisory Committee. The committee is charged with launching and further developing the PA Bankers’ Emerging Leaders initiative, with the goal of continually identifying, training and offering ongoing support to emerging leaders who aspire to greater levels of responsibility in financial services. Members of the committee also help plan the association’s annual Emerging Leaders Conference, which is held each September.

“I’m proud of these three leaders as they step up and offer their time, talents and expertise to the PA Bankers Association,” offered First Commonwealth Financial Corporation CEO, Mike Price. “The PBA has an enviable record of advocacy and the helping make Pennsylvania’s banks better.” he added.

Price recently completed his one-year term as President of the PA Bankers Board of Directors and will continue to serve in an ex-officio role through June 30, 2021.

All three will serve a three-year term, which began on July 1, 2020.


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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Jonathan Longwill