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Media Contact & Inquiries

Please direct all media inquiries as follows:

Jessica Bowers, VP/Marketing/CRA Officer
Phone: 740.454.1600
Email: [email protected]

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2019

November

Taci Carmichael Promoted At The Community Bank

October

Amber Gibson Joins The Community Bank

August

Allison Weeks Promoted to Vice President/Customer Experience/Business Development Officer
As part of our continued focus to drive a consistent customer experience, Allison’s passion for customer advocacy will maximize customer acquisition and retention.

July

Trish Ball Joins The Community Bank

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

June

Shareholders Update - June 2019

The Community Bank presents its June 2019 Shareholders Update.

Community Shred Day - June 15th

The Community Bank is teaming up with Waste Away Systems and Hebron Scrap Metal Recycling to host a Free Community Shred Day on Saturday, June 15th. 

May

Brett Mirgon Joins The Community Bank

We are very pleased to announce that Brent Mirgon has joined The Community Bank as Vice President/Business Banker, working at the Downtown Zanesville Banking Office located at 113 N. Fifth Street.

March

The Community Bank’s Annual Free Community Shred Day

The Community Bank is hosting our annual Free Community Shred Day on Saturday, April 20th

The Community Bank Celebrates New Banking Office Opening in Newark

The Community Bank Celebrates New Banking Office Opening at 835 N 21st Street in Newark, Ohio

February

Shandon Gingerich and Derrick Gingerich are promoted at The Community Bank

Shandon Gingerich and Derrick Gingerich have distinguished themselves as talented leaders within our Company.

2018

July

Greg Bell is promoted at The Community Bank

Greg Bell has been promoted to North Zanesville Office Manager of The Community Bank

Michael Lightle is promoted at The Community Bank

Michael Lightle has been promoted to Vice President/Business Banker/Newark Office Manager of The Community Bank.

April

Paul Ragias Joins The Community Bank

We are very pleased to announce that Paul Ragias has joined TheCommunity Bank from Park National Bank as our Senior Vice President/Chief Operations Officer.

The Community Bank’s Annual Free Community Shred Day

The Community Bank is hosting our annual Free Community Shred Day on Saturday, April 21st.

January

Abby Murphy is promoted at The Community Bank

Abby Murphy has been promoted to West Zanesville Office Manager of The Community Bank.

2017

NOVEMBER

The Community Bank Announces Promotions

Gidget Cottrell, Jeni Huber, Melissa Denny, Michelle Campbell, Rick Aichele, Susie Willison and Tiffany Tilton have all distinguished themselves as talented leaders within our Company.

OCTOBER

Brady Neal is promoted at The Community Bank

Brady Neal has been promoted to Vice President/Accounting Officer/Controller of The Community Bank.

SEPTEMBER

Jessica Pritchard Earns Community Bank Credit Analyst Certification

The Community Bank proudly announces Jessica Pritchard, Senior Credit Analyst, successfully completed the Certified Community Bank Credit Analyst Program

Allison Weeks and Violet Queen are promoted at The Community Bank

Allison Weeks has been promoted to Vice President/Business Banker. 

Violet Queen has been promoted to North Zanesville Office Manager of The Community Bank.

Adele Gall is promoted at The Community Bank

Adele Gall has been promoted to Vice President/Financial Officer of The Community Bank.

Eric S. Holsky Promoted to President and CEO of The Community Bank

Eric S. Holsky has been promoted to President and CEO of The Community Bank.

AUGUST

“Home Town” Banking Champion  Michael Steen Retires From The Community Bank

Terry Goss, Chairman of the Board of CommunityBanc, Inc., has announced the retirement of Michael R. Steen, Vice Chairman/President and CEO.

JUNE

Violet Queen Joins The Community Bank

We are pleased to announce that Violet Queen has joined The Community Bank.

MAY

Patsy Samson is Promoted at The Community Bank

Patsy Samson has been promoted to Assistant Vice President/Customer Care Officer of The Community Bank.

Eric Holsky is promoted to Senior Vice President

Eric Holsky has been promoted to Senior Vice President/Chief Financial Officer/Chief Investment Officer of The Community Bank.

APRIL

Cindy Rice is Promoted at The Community Bank

We are pleased to announce that Cindy Rice has been promoted to Vice President/South Zanesville Office Manager of The Community Bank.

Sharon George Joins The Community Bank

We are pleased to announce that Sharon George has joined The Community Bank as Mortgage Loan Specialist.

Erika Kirkpatrick Joins The Community Bank

We are pleased to announce that Erika Kirkpatrick has joined The Community Bank as Mortgage Loan Specialist.

MARCH

Free Community Shred Day

The Community Bank is hosting our annual Free Community Shred Day on Saturday, April 15th.

FEBRUARY

Michelle Campbell Joins The Community Bank

We are very pleased to announce that Michelle Campbell has joined The Community Bank as Human Resources Officer.

JANUARY

Allison Weeks Promoted at The Community Bank

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

The Community Bank's President, Michael R. Steen, Named to State Association Leadership Position

Michael R. Steen, President and CEO of The Community Bank, has been named 2017-2019 Ohio BankPac Chairman.

Michael Lightle Joins The Community Bank

We are very pleased to announce that Michael Lightle has joined The Community Bank as Vice President/Business Banker, working at the Heath Lending Center located at 1102 Hebron Road.

2016

DECEMBER

The Community Bank's President, Michael R. Steen, Inducted into The Association of Ohio Commodores

Steen received the state's most distinguished honor, The Executive Order of the Ohio Commodore, for his business accomplishment, acumen, and leadership.

AUGUST

Felicia Goins is Promoted at The Community Bank

Felecia Goins has been promoted to Vice President/Compliance/BSA/S.A.F.E. Act Officer of The Community Bank and is working from our Downtown Zanesville Office.

JUNE

Kevin Hannum Retires from The Community Bank After 39 Years

Kevin M. Hannum, SVP/Compliance/BSA/CRA & S.A.F.E. Act Officer, at The Community Bank is retiring this month, after 39 years of outstanding service with our Company.

Joe Allen Joins The Community Bank

We are very pleased to announce that Joe Allen has joined The Community Bank as Vice President/Business Banker, working at the Downtown Zanesville Banking Office located at 113 N. Fifth Street.

Jessica Bowers is Promoted at The Community Bank

Jessica Bowers has been promoted to Vice President/Marketing Officer/Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) Officer of The Community Bank and is working from our Downtown Zanesville Office.

MAY

Ganelle McFarland is Promoted to Executive Vice President

Ganelle McFarland has been promoted to Executive Vice President/Chief Operations Officer of The Community Bank. Since joining The Community Bank over 14 years ago, Ganelle's leadership and banking expertise continue to have a tremendous impact on the success of our Company.

Kyle Greulich is Promoted at The Community Bank

Kyle Greulich has been promoted to Vice President/ Technology Officer/Information Security Officer of The Community Bank and is working from our Downtown Zanesville Office.

Eric Holsky is Promoted to Chief Financial Officer

Eric Holsky has been promoted to Vice President/Chief Financial Officer/Chief Investment Officer of The Community Bank. I am very pleased we were able to have a great internal successor to step into this critical role.

Adele Gall is Promoted at The Community Bank

Adele Gall has been promoted to Vice President/Accounting Officer/Controller of The Community Bank.

It's Community Appreciation Time at The Community Bank

Come join us for a day filled with fun, fellowship, food, and prizes!

APRIL

Melissa Denny is Promoted at The Community Bank

Melissa Denny has been promoted to Vice President/Security & Safety Officer/Deposit Specialist of The Community Bank.

MARCH

The Community Bank's Annual 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.

The Community Bank Partners with Zane State College

To support area small business, The Community Bank is partnering with the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Zane State College. This partnership will promote and support the growth of small businesses in Muskingum, Guernsey, and Belmont counties.

Lance Bennett Joins The Community Bank

We are very pleased to announce that Lance Bennett has joined The Community Bank as Credit Risk Officer, working at the Downtown Zanesville Banking Office located at 113 N. Fifth Street.

FEBRUARY

Natalie Seamster is promoted at The Community Bank

Natalie Seamster has been promoted to Assistant Vice President/East Zanesville Office Manager of The Community Bank.

2015

DECEMBER

Adele Gall Graduates from Financial Managers School

Adele Gall, Vice President/Accounting Officer at The Community Bank, recently graduated from the Financial Managers School, presented by the Graduate School of Banking at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the Financial Managers Society.

SEPTEMBER

September 2015 - The Community Bank Surpasses $400 Million in Total Assets

The Community Bank is pleased to announce a major milestone in its growth. The Community Bank surpassed $400 million in assets for the first time in August 2015. This puts The Community Bank near the top quarter of Ohio banks...

AUGUST

August 2015 - Dennis Doutt Joins The Community Bank

We are very pleased to announce that Dennis Doutt has joined The Community Bank as Vice President/Community Banker, working at the Cambridge Downtown Banking Office located at 902 Wheeling Avenue.

JULY

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

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

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

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

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.

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