In The News

The Community Bank is an active part of the communities which we serve and call "home".


Media Contact & Inquiries

Please direct all media inquiries as follows:

Jessica Bowers, VP/Marketing Manager

Phone: 740-454-1600

Email: jbowers@thecombank.com


July 2015 - Meghan Burnett Joins The Community Bank

We are pleased to announce that Meghan Burnett has joined The Community Bank as an Assistant Office Manager of The Community Bank's South Zanesville Office. With her experience in retail banking, Meghan will be an exceptional asset for The Community Bank and our customers.


July 2015 - Shandon Gingerich is Promoted at The Community Bank

Shandon Gingerich has been promoted to Vice President/ Cambridge Southgate Office Manager of The Community Bank. Shandon's background in retail banking coupled with her outstanding leadership and excellent customer service will be well accepted in our Cambridge market.


July 2015 - Melissa Toth Promoted at The Community Bank

Melissa Toth has been promoted to South Zanesville Office Manager of The Community Bank. Melissa is a valuable member of The Community Bank team and her involvement in the community is an excellent example of how The Community Bank is committed to the communities in which we do business.


May 2015 - Felicia Goins is promoted at The Community Bank

Felecia Goins has been promoted to Assistant Vice President/Credit Administration/Loan Compliance Manager of The Community Bank and is working from our Downtown Zanesville Office.


May 2015 - Kyle Greulich is Promoted at The Community Bank

Kyle Greulich has been promoted to Assistant Vice President/Information Technology Manager/Network Administrator/ATM Coordinator of The Community Bank and is working from our Downtown Zanesville Office.


May 2015 - Brianna Baker is Promoted at the Community Bank

Brianna Baker has been promoted to Vice President/Human Resources Manager of The Community Bank and is working from our Downtown Zanesville Office.


May 2015 - Jessica Bowers is Promoted at The Community Bank

Jessica Bowers has been promoted to Vice President/Marketing Manager of The Community Bank and is working from our Downtown Zanesville Office.


May 2015 - Ganelle McFarland Graduates from OBL's Bank Leadership Program

Ganelle McFarland, Senior Vice President/Chief Administration Officer at The Community Bank, recently graduated from the 2014-2015 Bank Leadership Institute (BLI) at the Ohio Bankers League (OBL).


April 2015 - The Community Bank Announces Acquisition of Two Community Savings Offices in Cambridge

The Community Bank is excited to announce our expansion with our newest full service Banking Offices in Cambridge. The Community Bank based in Zanesville, Ohio has entered into a purchase agreement for the two Cambridge Offices of Community Savings of Caldwell, Ohio.


March 2015 - Lisa Karling is Promoted at The Community Bank

Lisa Karling has been promoted to Mortgage Loan Specialist of The Community Bank. Her excellent customer service skills and lending background will help our customers with any mortgage lending need.


March 2015 - Free Community Shred Day

The Community Bank is looking to help in the fight against Identity Theft and fraud by sponsoring a Free Community Shred Day that allows our community members to safely dispose of sensitive documents.


January 2015 - Brady Neal Earns Compliance Officer Certification

The Community Bank proudly announces Brady Neal, Vice President/Risk, Security and Safety Officer, successfully completed the Certified Community Bank Compliance Officer Program


January 2015 - The Community Bank Welcomes Haley Taylor

We are pleased to announce that Haley Taylor has joined The Community Bank as Senior Mortgage Loan Specialist, working at the Heath Lending Center located at 1102 Hebron Road.


January 2015 - The Community Bank's President Presented with Banker of the Year Award

Michael R. Steen, President and CEO of the Community Bank, was recently presented with the Ohio Bankers League's (OBL) 2014 BankPac Shining Star-Banker of the Year award.


January 2015 - Katie Crabtree Joins Community Financial Advisors

We are pleased to announce Katie Crabtree joined Community Financial Advisors (CFA), a division of The Community Bank, as Client Services Coordinator.


December 2014 — The Community Bank Welcomes Newest Board Members

Terry L. Goss, Chairman of the Board of The Community Bank, is pleased to announce the appointment of its two newest Board Members, Dr. Paul Brown and Ms. Monica Martinelli


September 2014 - Cindy Jackson is promoted at The Community Bank

Cindy Jackson has been promoted to Vice President/Downtown Office Manager of The Community Bank. Cindy's loyalty, dedication and hard work has awarded her this much deserved promotion.


September 2014 — The Community Bank Announces Three Promotions

Blair Barclay, Natalie Gidcumb, and Abby Murphy have all distinguished themselves as talented leaders within our Company.


August 2014 — Ginger (Boetcher) Hamilton is Promoted at The Community Bank

Ginger (Boetcher) Hamilton has been promoted to Vice President/Business Services Officer of The Community Bank


June 2014 — Jeni Huber is Promoted at The Community Bank

Jeni Huber has been promoted to Executive Assistant/Training Coordinator of The Community Bank and is working from our Downtown Zanesville Office.


May 2014 — Brianna Baker is Promoted at The Community Bank

Brianna Baker has been promoted to Assistant Vice President/Human Resources Manager of The Community Bank and is working from our Downtown Zanesville Office.


May 2014 — Adele Gall Graduates from OBL's Bank Leadership Program

Adele Gall, Vice President/Accounting Officer at The Community Bank, recently graduated from the 2013-2014 Bank Leadership Institute (BLI) at the Ohio Bankers League (OBL).


May 2014 — Dave George joins The Community Bank

Dave George has joined The Community Bank as Vice President/Community Banker, working at the Heath Lending Center located at 1102 Hebron Road.


May 2014 — Michael Steen Selected by Ohio Bankers League

Michael Steen Selected by the Ohio Bankers League as Ohio's Traditional Community Banking Representative


May 2014 — Jessica Bowers is Promoted at The Community Bank

Jessica Bowers has been promoted to Assistant Vice President/Marketing Manager of The Community Bank.


May 2014 — The Community Bank Now Offers iHELP Private Student Loans

The Community Bank now offers Private Student Loans for financing College and Graduate School.


September 2013 — Chris Olney Graduates from Graduate School of Banking

Chris Olney, Senior Vice President/Chief Credit Officer, at The Community Bank recently graduated from Graduate School of Banking at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.


August 2013 — The Community Bank Named Community Lender of the Year

The U.S. Small Business Administration recognizes The Community Bank's outstanding SBA lender performance during the Great Lakes Lenders Conference held in August.


July 2013 —Jessica Bowers Graduates from ABA School

Jessica Bowers, Marketing Manager at The Community Bank, recently graduated from the American Bankers Association School of Bank Marketing


May 2013 — Derrick Gingerich is promoted at The Community Bank

Derrick Gingerich has been promoted to Vice President/New Concord Office Manager of The Community Bank


May 2013 — Tiffany Tilton is promoted at The Community Bank

Tiffany Tilton has been promoted to Vice President/Office Administrator of The Community Bank and is working from our Downtown Zanesville Office


May 2013 — Kyle Greulich is promoted at The Community Bank

Kyle Greulich has been promoted to Information Technology Manager of The Community Bank and is working from our Downtown Zanesville Office


May 2013 — Ganelle McFarland is promoted at The Community Bank

Ganelle McFarland has been promoted to Sr. Vice President/Chief Administration Officer of The Community Bank and is working from our Downtown Zanesville Office


May 2013 — Chris Olney is promoted at The Community Bank

Chris Olney has been promoted to Sr. Vice President/Chief Credit Officer of The Community Bank and is working from our Downtown Zanesville Office


May 2013 — Allison Weeks is promoted at The Community Bank

Allison Weeks has been promoted to Vice President/North Zanesville Office Manager of The Community Bank


March 2013 — Eric Holsky is promoted at The Community Bank

Eric Holsky has been promoted to Vice President/Financial Officer of The Community Bank and is working from our Downtown Zanesville Office


January 2013 — Ashley Davis Joins The Community Bank

Ashley Davis has joined The Community Bank as Senior Mortgage Loan Originator, working at our newest office

November 2012 — Promoting New Lending Center in Heath and wishing all a Happy Thanksgiving

Introducing our newest office in Heath and wishing all a Happy Thanksgiving

November 2012 — The Community Bank Announcing New Lending Center in Heath

The Community Bank's new office will allow us to deliver local service and loan solutions to Heath.

October 2012 — The Community Bank Announces Grand Opening in New Concord

The Community Bank is excited to announce our expansion and grand opening of our newest full service banking office in New Concord

October 2012 — James Holman Joins The Community Bank

Jim Holman has joined The Community Bank as VP/Community Banker for our new Lending Center in Heath, Ohio.

September 2012 — The Community Bank Announces New Lending Center

The Community Bank is excited to announce our expansion into Licking County with our new Lending Center.


August 2012 — ICBA Recognizes The Community Bank

The Independent Community Bankers of America recognizes 35 years of The Community Bank's membership in ICBA.


June 2012 — An Uncommon Commons

Are you wondering what is happening at the main intersection in New Concord? On the northeast corner of Routes 40 and 83, buildings have been razed, dirt is being moved and dust is flying.


June 2012 — 5 Star - The Community Bank: Responsive, Responsible, Respected

BauerFinancial, Inc., the nation's leading bank rating and research firm, is proud to recognize The Community Bank, Zanesville, OH as a 5-Star Superior bank.


March 2012 — Derrick Gingerich joins The Community Bank

Derrick Gingerich has joined The Community Bank as Banking Office Manager for our newest office coming to New Concord.


September 2011 — Christopher Clewell Designated Certified Financial Planner

Community Financial Advisors, a division of The Community Bank, is pleased to announce that Christopher Clewell has recently been accredited as a Certified Financial Planner.


July 2011 — The Community Bank Names New Board Chairman

The Community Bank and CommunityBanc, Inc, the bank's holding company, named Terry Goss as Chairman of the Board.


May 2011 — The Community Bank Invests in Zane State College's "Vibrant" Initiative

For more than 100 years, The Community Bank has prided itself on providing dedicated service to southeastern Ohio communities.


April 2011 — The Community Bank Has Record Growth

Michael R. Steen, President & CEO, today announced CommunityBanc, Inc. and its subsidiary The Community Bank, once again had record growth.