Heiple Named as Regional Banking Executive and Cross Functional Sales Leader

November 23, 2010

STATE COLLEGE, PA – November 23, 2010 – First National Bank of Pennsylvania, the largest subsidiary of F.N.B. Corporation (NYSE : FNB), has announced the recent addition of Robert J. Heiple as Regional Banking Executive and Cross Functional Sales Leader. In this role, he will be responsible for developing the overall business strategy for an eleven county region that includes key markets such as State College, Altoona, Hollidaysburg and Johnstown. In addition to providing Commercial Banking leadership, Heiple will direct sales strategies by coordinating teams from Commercial Banking, Retail Banking, Private Banking, Wealth Management, Investments and Insurance.

Vincent J. Delie, Jr., President of First National Bank and Executive Vice President and Chief Revenue Officer of F.N.B. Corporation comments, “We take time to understand our client’s needs, and then we partner across all lines of business to provide total financial solutions. Bob’s role will be to capitalize on the full range of our organization’s resources to accomplish this objective.”

Heiple will be based in State College, PA, and will report to Frank Krieder, Executive Vice President of Commercial Banking. Krieder comments, “Because of our reputation as a financial institution, we have been able to attract banking experts like Bob Heiple, and he has the experience to understand Pennsylvania businesses.” Heiple was raised in Johnstown, and he lived and worked in western Pennsylvania for more than twenty years. During that time, he served in Commercial Banking management roles for Integra Financial Corporation, Equibank and Mellon Bank.

Most recently, Heiple served in multiple roles with Fifth Third Bank in Lexington, Kentucky, including Commercial Banking Executive, Regional Credit Officer and Director of Special Asset Resolution. Previously, he was an Executive Vice President in Corporate Commercial Banking for Bank One.

Heiple earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics from Lafayette College in Easton, PA, as well as a Master of Business Administration in Finance from the University of Michigan’s Graduate School of Business. He maintains a very active role in community leadership, serving on the Board of Directors for numerous educational, cultural and family welfare organizations.

About First National Bank of Pennsylvania
First National Bank of Pennsylvania, the largest subsidiary of F.N.B. Corporation (NYSE: FNB), has over 220 full-service locations in Pennsylvania and Ohio, and loan production offices in Florida.

About F.N.B. Corporation
F.N.B. Corporation, headquartered in Hermitage, PA, is a diversified financial services company with total assets of $9.0 billion as of September 30, 2010. F.N.B. Corporation is a leading provider of commercial and retail banking, leasing, wealth management, insurance, merchant banking and consumer finance services in Pennsylvania and Ohio, where it owns and operates First National Bank of Pennsylvania, First National Trust Company, First National Investment Services Company, LLC, F.N.B. Investment Advisors, Inc., First National Insurance Agency, LLC, F.N.B. Capital Corporation, LLC, Regency Finance Company and F.N.B. Commercial Leasing. It also operates consumer finance offices in Tennessee and loan production offices in Pennsylvania and Florida.

The common stock of F.N.B. Corporation trades on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “FNB”. Investor information is available on F.N.B. Corporation’s Web site at www.fnbcorporation.com.


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