First Commonwealth Bank Promotes Bovina, Dickson

INDIANA, Pa.―First Commonwealth Bank this week announced two staff appointments within its corporate banking leadership team.

Frank Bovina, who joined First Commonwealth in December 2022, was promoted to corporate banking group manager, while William Dickson, an experienced corporate banker in the Pittsburgh region, recently joined First Commonwealth as a senior corporate banker and team leader of the Sponsor Finance Group.

The two executives have compiled distinguished and extensive banking careers totaling nearly half a century.

“We are extremely fortunate to have such tremendous talent as Frank and Bill on our Metro PA team,” says Jon Kowalski, regional president for First Commonwealth’s Metro PA Region, which encompasses Allegheny, Beaver, Butler, Lawrence, Washington and portions of Armstrong and Westmoreland counties. “Not only have they built impressive careers in the banking industry, both have rich and deeply rooted experiences and relationships in western Pennsylvania. Their leadership skills and expertise will be outstanding assets as we continue to grow and enhance our market share in the Greater Pittsburgh market.”

Bovina has spent the past eight years in corporate banking senior leadership positions in the Pittsburgh region. Before joining First Commonwealth, he served as the senior vice president at S&T Bank. He also held a similar position at Bank of America and was a relationship manager and portfolio manager/senior credit analyst at Huntington Bank.

A certified public accountant, Bovina earned his bachelor of arts degree in accounting from Washington & Jefferson College.

Dickson, who has accumulated nearly 30 years in the community and corporate banking space, will oversee First Commonwealth’s Sponsor Finance Group. Holding senior leadership positions for nearly two decades, he most recently was a commercial banking senior relationship manager at S&T Bank. He also held similar positions at Northwest Bank and Fifth Third Bank.

He is graduate of Westminster College with a bachelor of arts degree in business administration.

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