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Premier Bank Welcomes Denise Bayer as Senior Trust Officer

Premier Bank Welcomes Denise Bayer as Senior Trust Officer

Youngstown, OH  (December 14, 2022) – Premier Bank is pleased to announce the addition of Denise Glinatsis Bayer as Vice President, Senior Trust Officer serving the Mahoning Valley.

Bayer brings with her three years of experience in trust/banking and 15 years of legal expertise in business, nonprofit and estate planning. She most recently worked as a Vice President, Senior Trust Relationship Manager for a regional bank headquartered in Columbus, OH where she managed and administered personal and institutional trusts, cultivated and maintained positive, long-term relationships with diverse clients and led foundation committees in decision-making regarding grant awards valued at $60M+ in private foundation assets. In her new role at Premier Bank, Bayer will oversee the administration of trusts and estate settlements, evaluate estate planning strategies for clients and work to develop strong relationships with members of the Mahoning Valley.

“I am looking forward to joining the Premier Wealth team,” said Bayer. “There is nothing more rewarding to me than being able to assist members of our community with their wealth and charitable planning.”

She earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in from Youngstown State University; and her Juris Doctor from Case Western Reserve School of Law. She is a member of the American Bar Association, Ohio State Bar Association, American Inns of Court, Mahoning County Bar Association and the Mahoning-Shenango Valley Estate Planning Council.

As an active member of the community, Bayer shares in the Bank's dedication and passion for spreading kindness, doing good deeds and making our community stronger. She currently serves as the vice chair of the Board of Directors for Opera Western Reserve, where she also chairs the governance committee; and as treasurer of the Lucy R. Buechner Hall Board of Trustees. In addition, she also serves on the board of trustees for the Western Reserve Health Foundation, the board of trustees and the events committee for the Mahoning County Bar Foundation and the governance & development committees for the Henry H. Stambaugh Auditorium Association.

Bayer’s office is located at 4137 Boardman-Canfield Road, Suite 101 in Canfield, OH. She can be contacted at 330-286-2883 or [email protected].

About Premier Bank

Premier Bank, headquartered in Youngstown Ohio, operates 74 branches and 12 loan offices in Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, Pennsylvania and West Virginia (West Virginia office operates as Home Savings Bank) and serves clients through a team of wealth professionals dedicated to each community banking branch. The holding company for Premier Bank and First Insurance Group is Premier Financial Corp. (Nasdaq: PFC), headquartered in Defiance, Ohio. First Insurance Group is a full-service insurance agency with ten offices in Ohio. For more information, visit the company’s website at YourPremierBank.com.