Farmers Names Smail, Paull to Leadership of Board

CANFIELD, Ohio – Farmers National Bancorp Corp. has named James R. Smail as the new chairman of its board of directors and David. Z. Paull as vice chairman.

Smail joined Farmers, the parent company of Farmers National Bank, Farmers Trust Co. and Farmers National Insurance, in 2015 following the company’s merger with First National Bank of Orrville. Since January 2017, Smail has served as chairman of the board of directors for Farmers Trust.

He previously served as board chairman for First National Bank of Orrville, Monitor Banc Corp. from 1972 to 2017, J.R. Smail Inc. since 1975 and Monitor Ranch Inc. since 1992.

Paull is the retired vice president of RTI International Metals Inc. and previously held several positions at the company, including in human resources, labor relations, safety and administration.

He also serves on the enterprise risk management committee of the Farmers board and will be chairman of the compensation and executive committees for Farmers National Bank Corp.

Pictured: James Smail and David Paull

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