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Erin Hartzell-Waller Receives Officer Promotion

Erin Hartzell-Waller Receives Officer Promotion

Youngstown, OH  (October 28, 2022) – Premier Bank is pleased to announce the recent officer promotion of Erin Hartzell-Waller to Senior Vice President, Credit Officer, as approved by the Board of Directors.

"Erin’s strong work ethic and team oriented approach has made a significant impact on the commercial team’s performance and credit metrics,” explained Mahoning Valley Market President, Josh Toot. “Erin’s broad range of responsibilities has been recognized with this promotion during her time with the Bank."

Hartzell-Waller joined Premier Bank in May of 2019. Since then, she has been focusing her efforts on building a strong credit team, enhancing credit policies and procedures, and reviewing lending opportunities within various markets. “From training and coaching analysts to building relationships with Bank partners and working together to meet the needs of the businesses within our communities, every facet of this role is extremely rewarding,” explained Hartzell-Waller. “It's exciting to see success within our markets and know that Premier was a part of the progress.”

Hartzell-Waller, who earned a bachelor’s degree in Business Management from Kent State University and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Malone College, is an active member of her community. She has volunteered with organizations such as Akron Reads, The American Heart Association and the American Cancer Society as well as contributing to projects at her church and local high school.  She was also recognized by the Akron Women's Network for her contributions professionally and within the community. She resides in Salem, OH with her husband, Brett and step children, Baeli and Case and daughter, Georgia.

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.