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Mike McCuen Joins First Commonwealth Bank to Lead Corporate Banking

Indiana, PA (September 11, 2023) – First Commonwealth Bank has announced an addition to its executive leadership team with the hiring of Mike McCuen as Corporate Banking Executive.

At First Commonwealth, McCuen will lead all commercial banking teams and initiatives, inclusive of Commercial and Investment Lending, Commercial Real Estate, Treasury Management and Portfolio Management. He will focus on growing full banking relationships across each of the bank’s regions of commercial activity in Cincinnati, Cleveland, Canton and Columbus, Ohio; and Pittsburgh, Indiana, Harrisburg and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  

McCuen was market president and commercial sales leader for Key Bank’s Cincinnati area since 2017, with previous roles at Key Bank in credit, wealth management and corporate banking. He had leadership positions at National City, including Cincinnati market president. He joined PNC Bank in 2009, where he led corporate banking in their Midwest territory.

According to McCuen, First Commonwealth’s culture, values and growth potential are amongst what make this the right fit for him.

“There is a healthy mix of newer talent alongside many career employees who have built such a great culture,” McCuen said. “The Bank has been successful while sticking to its values and helping customers, communities and employees achieve financial success. I’m excited to help make First Commonwealth the ‘best bank for business.’ In this moment of industry change, the Bank has a ripe opportunity to grow the commercial business.”

First Commonwealth President and Chief Revenue Officer Jane Grebenc is thrilled with the addition of Mike to their leadership team.

“Mike is going to be transformative in helping us grow our commercially led regional business model to make it scalable and fully integrated with other business lines,” Grebenc said. “Besides a terrific background in both C&I Lending and Commercial Real Estate, Mike is exceptionally versed in attracting and developing high caliber talent, bank integrations, risk management and credit. He’s a terrific, mission-driven leader.”

Mike earned his BS in Economics from John Carroll University and his MBA from the University of Michigan. 

Mike, his wife Megan and family reside in Montgomery, Ohio, and are very active in the community. They have six children and have been supporters of the foster care system having adopted their son, Jay.

Mike is active in the community having served on a number of boards, including Pro-Kids, The Zoo, Ursuline Academy, the Minority Business Accelerator at the Chamber and the Marvin Lewis Community Fund. He is also a member of the Cincinnati Archdiocese Finance Council and the Cincinnati Regional Business Committee.  

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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