Sciara Joins Premier as Chief Credit Officer

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Premier Bank has announced the addition of Craig Sciara as executive vice president, chief credit officer.

“Craig is an accomplished senior-level credit risk professional with extensive experience. He brings with him an exceptionally strong credit background, including experience in credit administration, credit adjudication and credit risk management,” says Gary Small, president and CEO of Premier Bank. “

Sciara brings with him 34 years of commercial and corporate banking, leadership and finance experience. He joins Premier from Heartland Financial USA, a large regional bank with a community banking focus, where he served as senior vice president, regional credit officer.

Sciara earned his BA in liberal arts, graduating magna cum laude from the University of Missouri-Kansas City.

“I am excited to be a part of a dynamic, successful and growth-oriented organization,” he says. “Premier Bank’s commitment to its clients and the communities it operates within is impressive. I am looking forward to taking on this important leadership role at Premier Bank and contributing to its future successes.”

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