Premier Bank Welcomes Kempe as Commercial Loan Manager

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Premier Bank is pleased to announce the addition of Robert H. Kempe as senior vice president, commercial loan manager serving the Mahoning Valley.

Kempe brings with him 33 years of commercial lending experience. He most recently served as a senior vice president, commercial loan group manager for a regional bank headquartered in Detroit. In his new role, Kempe will guide and coach his team of commercial bankers while focusing on the development and growth of the bank’s commercial loan portfolio.

“It’s a pleasure to be able to join the Premier Bank team,” says Kempe. “The bank’s core values, associates and the fact Premier Bank is a community bank made this opportunity ideal for me because it will allow me to serve my neighbors in a community that I am deeply invested in.”

Kempe, who earned a B.S.B.A. in finance from The Ohio State University, is an active member of the community. He serves on the board of the Better Business Bureau of Mahoning Valley and the Paragon Housing Development Corp. He participates in Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) tax prep program for the United Way of Youngstown and the Mahoning Valley.

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