First National Bank Hires Commercial Banking Team Leader in Williamsport

January 05, 2012

First National Bank Hires Commercial Banking Team Leader in Williamsport

Williamsport, PA – January 5, 2012 – First National Bank of Pennsylvania, the largest subsidiary of F.N.B. Corporation (NYSE: FNB), has announced the recent hiring of Peter Bower as Senior Vice President and Commercial Banking Team Leader for the Bank’s Commercial Banking unit in the Capital Region. He will be based in Williamsport and will be responsible for developing and managing new relationships for small to middle market companies throughout the Susquehanna Valley and Lycoming markets. He will report to Charles Wasson, Senior Vice President and Commercial Banking Regional Manager.

Bower joins First National Bank with nearly 25 years of commercial banking experience. Most recently, he served as Regional Vice President at Northwest Savings Bank in Williamsport. . Previously, he served as Vice President, Commercial Lending, for Sovereign Bank, also in Williamsport. He earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Indiana University of Pennsylvania, and he is a graduate of the Pennsylvania Bankers Association’s Central Atlantic Advanced School of Banking.

Bower is active in the community, serving as Treasurer for Boy Scouts of America in Oval, PA. He is a member of the Citizens Allocation Committee for the United Way of Williamsport as well as the Revolving Loan Committee for the Williamsport Chamber of Commerce. He was a founding member and director of Sertoma in Lebanon, PA. Additionally, he served for 22 years as a member of the Pennsylvania National Guard, retiring as Sergeant First Class E-7. He resides in Jersey Shore, PA, with his wife Shelly and their three children.

About First National Bank of Pennsylvania
First National Bank of Pennsylvania, the largest subsidiary of F.N.B. Corporation (NYSE: FNB), has over 230 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 $9.9 billion. 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 Kentucky and Tennessee.

The common stock of F.N.B. Corporation trades on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “FNB” and is included in Standard & Poor’s SmallCap 600 Index with the Global Industry Classification Standard (GICS) Regional Banks Sub-Industry Index. Investor information is available on F.N.B. Corporation’s Web site at www.fnbcorporation.com.


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