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Welcoming Katie Whysong to Corporate Banking Team

INDIANA, PA (February 12, 2024) - Katie Whysong, a 16-year banking professional, has joined First Commonwealth Bank’s corporate banking staff in our Community PA region.

Katie has spent the past 11 years in corporate banking and has extensive experience in the Bedford and Blair County communities. In her role, she will focus on middle-market (C&I) relationships throughout FCB’s Community PA footprint, especially those in Bedford, Blair and Centre counties. Prior to joining First Commonwealth, Katie served as a commercial banking officer at a national bank from 2016. She also held positions at First Commonwealth (2013-2016) and a Johnstown-based bank holding company (2008-2013). She will be based out of the Meadows Office in Altoona. 

“We are excited to welcome back Katie to the FCB family and our Community PA Regional corporate banking team,” said Jamie Straub, corporate banking group manager for the Community PA Region. “She is an experienced banking professional with deep roots in Blair and Bedford counties and will be a key contributor to our mission of improving the financial lives of our neighbors and their businesses.”

Katie is actively involved in her community. She serves as treasurer for Friends of Shawnee & Blue Knob State Parks and the Chestnut Ridge Baseball League, is a mentor for the Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!) and is involved in the Healing Patch and Blair County Youth organizations.

A University of Pittsburgh graduate with a bachelor’s degree in finance, Katie also received accreditations from the Bedford County (2014) and Blair County Leadership (2022) programs. She resides in Bedford, PA with her son, Lemuel. Outside of work, Katie enjoys spending time outdoors and traveling.

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 western and central Pennsylvania and throughout Ohio, as well as business banking centers in Pittsburgh and Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, and Cleveland, Canton, Cincinnati 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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