Home Savings Hires Exec for Cleveland Market

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Thomas R. Poe has joined the Home Savings and Loan Company as senior vice president and market president, Northeast Ohio commercial banking.

Home Savings, a subsidiary of United Community Financial Corp., has assets of $1.8 billion and operates 32 banking offices and nine loan production offices throughout Ohio and western Pennsylvania

In his new role, Poe will be responsible for managing commercial banking activity in the Cleveland market.

“We are very pleased to welcome Tom to Home Savings,” Gary Small, president and CEO, said. “He joins the bank at an important time as we have begun executing our strategies to grow, particularly in commercial and small business lending. His leadership, business development skills and knowledge of the Cleveland market will greatly enhance our ability to serve more customers.”

Poe, of Rocky River, began his banking career at National City Bank, now PNC Bank, where he rose through the ranks for 17 years and was president and CEO of National City Commercial Finance, its asset-based lending group. He also has served as managing director for GMAC Commercial Finance, vice president and regional sales manager for MidCap Business Credit, and most recently executive vice president and senior lender for a community bank in Ohio.

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