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Welcoming Ben Forquer to Corporate Banking Team in Columbus

Columbus, OH (January 25, 2023) – Ben Forquer has recently been hired at First Commonwealth Bank as a Senior Corporate Banker. Ben joins First Commonwealth after a nearly two-decade career with GBQ Partners, most recently serving as a Director in the Assurance & Business Advisory Services practice.

Ben, who is a licensed CPA and also holds a certification from the CPA Manufacturing Services Association, will work with commercial and industrial companies across central Ohio assisting them with their financial needs. He will be based out of First Commonwealth’s Columbus Business Center at 200 Civic Center Drive, Suite 825, Columbus, OH 43215.

“First Commonwealth continues to excel in serving central Ohio’s business customers and Ben’s arrival will allow us to make additional gains with middle market companies,” offered Jason Baker, First Commonwealth’s Central Ohio Region President. “His experience, knowledge and leadership will be a wonderful addition to our team.”

Ben earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting and minor in Economics from Ohio University. During his college career he also was a Fellowship Intern in the Ohio State Auditor’s Office.  He resides in Hilliard with his wife and two children and is a board member of the Columbus Speech & Hearing Center where he also serves as the organization’s Treasurer.


About First Commonwealth Financial Corporation

First Commonwealth Financial Corporation (NYSE: FCF), headquartered in Indiana, Pennsylvania, is a financial services company with 119 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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