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First Commonwealth names Reggie Thomas as Regional CRA Officer for Ohio

Columbus, OH (March 23, 2022) –First Commonwealth Bank has announced that Reggie Thomas has recently been hired as the Regional Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) Officer for Ohio.  Reggie joins First Commonwealth with more than two decades of community development experience in Central Ohio with Huntington Bank.  

As the Regional CRA Officer for Ohio, Reggie will lead the execution and delivery of First Commonwealth’s Community Development Banking strategy and product offerings in Central Ohio, Northern Ohio, and Cincinnati. This includes working with developers, not-for-profits, community organizations, real estate professionals, and the faith community to leverage critical resources to support affordable housing, economic development, and neighborhood revitalization throughout the bank’s Ohio markets. 

“We are excited to welcome Reggie and his leadership in the community development space to First Commonwealth Bank,” stated Evan Zuverink, CRA Officer for First Commonwealth. “We are very proud of the work we do in making our communities great places to live and work and bringing Reggie on board will help us in continuing that upward trajectory.”

Reggie graduated from Mount Union College with a Business Administration degree and minor in Sociology and has an MBA from DeVry University. He is the Chairman of CompDrug’s Board of Directors and also is a Board Emeritus and Treasurer of the Economic Community Development Institute.  Reggie is also involved with the Franklin County Save our Homes Taskforce, Junior Achievement of Central Ohio, and both the Boy and Girl Scouts of America. Reggie has received numerous awards over his career, namely a graduate of Leadership Ohio Class IV and the United Way’s Project Diversity Class XI and also recognized by Who’s Who Columbus and a Columbus Business First “40 under 40” awardee. Reggie resides in Blacklick with his family.


About First Commonwealth Financial Corporation

First Commonwealth Financial Corporation (NYSE: FCF), headquartered in Indiana, Pennsylvania, is a financial services company with 118 community banking offices in western and central Pennsylvania and throughout Ohio, as well as business banking centers in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and Canton, Cincinnati, 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 www.fcbanking.com.


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