FNB Hires Cooper as Manager of Diversity and Inclusion

PITTSBURGH – F.N.B. Corporation and its banking subsidiary, First National Bank, this week announced the hiring of Cassandra Cooper as manager of diversity and inclusion.

In this role, Cooper works closely with FNB’s leadership team, its diversity council and lines of business on the strategic development and execution of the company’s internal, customer and community diversity and inclusion efforts.

In addition, Cooper serves as an adviser in the development of bank products, services, initiatives and programs. She reports to Brent Semachko, who recently was promoted to director of corporate responsibility.

“To best serve our customers, communities and team members, it is critical that we continue finding new and innovative ways to advance our long-standing commitment to diversity and inclusion within our company and in the regions where we operate,” says Vincent J. Delie Jr., chairman, president and CEO.

Cooper brings nearly two decades of experience to her new role, having most recently served as manager of the center for engagement and inclusion at UPMC. She has held positions with several financial institutions as well. Cooper earned her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Duquesne University, where she has been teaching business and leadership courses as an adjunct faculty member since 2007. She is a certified strategic human resources business partner and speaks on the topic of diversity and inclusion at national and regional levels.

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