Banking & Finance

Toot, Dougherty and Howard Join Home Savings Team

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Home Savings Bank is expanding its commercial lending team with the hiring of three professionals: Josh Toot, Kevin Dougherty and Dave Howard.

They will focus on developing the bank’s commercial loan portfolio in the Mahoning Valley by providing customized solutions for businesses and creating new relationships. All have experience in the market and are committed to the growth of the region.

Toot joins as senior vice president of commercial banking. He specializes in commercial and retail banking. Toot earned a bachelor’s degree from Hiram College in business/communication. He serves on the board of directors of Junior Achievement of Mahoning Valley. He also volunteers at the Second Harvest Food Bank of the Mahoning Valley, Pelotonia, the Rescue Mission of the Mahoning Valley and Habitat for Humanity.

Dougherty joins as vice president, commercial relationship manager. His experience is in providing solutions to enhance  cash flow and create efficiencies for business customers. He earned a degree in business administration from Youngstown State University, and is actively involved in Amazing Grace, a nonprofit that raises donations for local families battling cancer.

Howard joins as vice president, commercial relationship manager. His expertise is in commercial lending and treasury management. He is the treasurer of the Struthers School Foundation for Educational Excellence and has been awarded the Mahoning Valley Economic Development Corp.’s Lender of the Year award three times.

SOURCE: Home Savings Bank

Published by The Business Journal, Youngstown, Ohio.