Josh Toot Named Mahoning Valley Market President
Youngstown, OH (November 8, 2021) – Premier Bank is pleased to announce that Josh Toot has been named Executive Vice President, Mahoning Valley Market President.
“Josh has a demonstrated ability to effectively and efficiently build and manage a successful team of Commercial Bankers in the Mahoning Valley. He is well positioned to assume the role as Market President. He will provide a seamless transition and will continue to deliver a high level of service to our valued clients here in the Mahoning Valley,” said Vince Liuzzi, EVP, Head of Community Banking Group and Chief Banking Officer for Premier Bank. “He truly understands the importance of doing the right thing for the Bank’s associates, clients and the community. He is a great champion for Premier Bank and our core values.”
In 2017, Toot joined Premier Bank as Senior Vice President, Commercial Banking, where he partnered with clients to provide customized solutions for their businesses and generate new business relationships for the commercial loan portfolio, in the Valley. As Mahoning Valley Regional President, he will work to define sales and service initiatives for the Mahoning Valley market, while developing objectives and measurement benchmarks for each line of business performance.
“I work with knowledgeable, talented people that are passionate about their jobs. From the bank associates to the clients that we serve, I enjoy working with these individuals every day,” explained Toot. “I also look forward to helping our current clients grow, and developing new client relationships.”Toot is an active member of the community. He serves on the Board of Directors for Mahoning Valley Economic Development (Valley Partners), as Treasurer, and also serves on the Board of Directors for the United Way of Youngstown and the Mahoning Valley. He coaches youth baseball for Canfield Baseball Club and football for Northeast Ohio Flag Football. In his free time, Toot enjoys volunteering at the Youngstown Community Food Bank, Habitat for Humanity of the Mahoning Valley, the Rescue Mission of the Mahoning Valley, Junior Achievement of Mahoning Valley and at local fundraising events for the United Way.
Toot is a lifelong resident of the Mahoning Valley, growing up in Lisbon, OH. He attended Lisbon David Anderson High School. He earned a Bachelor’s degree from Hiram College in Business/Communication, He currently resides in Canfield, OH with his wife, Jami and their children Regan and Cole. His office is located at 275 West Federal Street in downtown Youngstown. He can be contacted at 330-742-0232 or [email protected].
About Premier BankPremier Bank, headquartered in Youngstown Ohio, operates 75 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.