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Leaders Complete Training Courses Offered by the Pennsylvania Bankers Association

Indiana, PA (August 10) - Ten First Commonwealth Bank leaders completed various training opportunities offered through the Pennsylvania Bankers Association (PBA). 

“The Pennsylvania Bankers Association is a one of the best state-run banking trade industries in the country,” stated Joe Culos, Retail Banking Executive Vice President for First Commonwealth Bank. “Hundreds of our employees have become better bankers and leaders due to the programs offered by PBA and I thank and congratulate these individuals for their dedication.”

The specific training courses and graduates are as follows:

PA Bankers School of Commercial Lending-Ideal for individuals looking to attain well-rounded business development and/or commercial lending skills, the School of Commercial Lending allows students to dive into business development, credit structuring, the practical application of commercial lending knowledge, and client and internal communication. This school’s curriculum is similar to 200 and 300 level college course study.

  • Leslie Clukey-Lock Haven/Bellefonte office manager
  • Jon Boyd-Bloomfield office manager and small business banker
  • Scott Vidovich-Metro PA (Pittsburgh) business banker
  • Tim Evans-Northern Ohio business banker

PA Bankers School of Banking-Ideal for bankers beginning their careers, the School of Banking is similar to 100 level college course study and examines the four primary areas of banking: leadership, sales and marketing, bank environment and finance.

  • Toni Antoniono-Natrona Heights office manager
  • Anthony Jardina-Richland office manager
  • Jessica Suhan-DuBois Mall office manager
  • Caitlin Warren-Robinson Township office manager
  • Krys Weibling-Delaware Center (OH) office manager

PA Bankers Advanced School of Banking-A three-year program analogous to 200, 300 and 400 level college course study. A variety of learning techniques - including lectures, small group teamwork, computer simulations, online learning, case studies, peer presentations, independent study and home extension problems (HEP) - will be used, providing you with a full curriculum to help you enhance your skills and prepare for leadership within all levels of your institution.

  • Daniel Morrow-Community PA market leader

Group of Five Standing Next to PA Bankers Banner

The First Commonwealth Bank employees who recently completed the PA Bankers School of Banking are (from l to r) Toni Antoniono, Caitlin Warren, Anthony Jardina, Jessica Suhan and Krys Weibling.


Group of Adults Smiling at Camera

Daniel Morrow (seated) is joined by First Commonwealth Bank leaders and other employees who recently completed both the first and second year of PA Bankers Advanced School of Banking


About PA Bankers Association

PA Bankers has been bringing banks and bankers together for more than 125 years to learn, grow, serve and engage with their peers, communities and lawmakers. The association has built a strong reputation as a leading advocate for pro-banking policies at the state and federal levels, as well as the delivery of quality education, products and services for banks of all sizes and their employees.

About First Commonwealth Financial Corporation

First Commonwealth Financial Corporation (NYSE: FCF), headquartered in Indiana, Pennsylvania, is a financial services company with 126 community banking offices in 30 counties throughout Pennsylvania and Ohio, as well as business banking centers in Harrisburg and 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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