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First National Bank Names Amon Head of SBA Lending

PITTSBURGH, Pa. – First National Bank has hired Michael Amon to be its managing director of Small Business Administration lending.

In that position, Amon will be responsible for overseeing the bank’s new loan originations, portfolio management, credit and servicing of SBA 7(a) and 504 loans.

“Our SBA lending group plays an important role in supporting our middle market clients,” said Bryant Mitchell, vice president of capital markets and specialty finance businesses, in a release. “Mike’s past experience in SBA makes him an excellent leader who will continue to grow FNB’s SBA business throughout the Bank’s footprint and into new markets.”

Amon has been in banking nearly 30 years and was most recently vice president and group executive for SBA line of business at Regions Financial Corp. in Birmingham, Ala. He holds a baccalaureate in finance from Ohio State University and graduated with honors from the university’s Stonier Graduate School of Banking. He is a member of the National Association of Government Guaranteed Lenders.

Published by The Business Journal, Youngstown, Ohio.