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Premier Bank Announces Two New Commercial Bankers in Columbus, OH

Premier Bank Announces Two New Commercial Bankers in Columbus, OH

Jen Aikman and Ryan Killen join Premier Bank

Youngstown, OH  (December 15, 2020) – Premier Bank is pleased to announce that Jen Aikman and Ryan Killen have joined the Bank’s Commercial Lending team serving the Columbus market.

As part of the Premier Bank team, they will focus on the development and growth of the Bank’s commercial loan portfolio in Columbus, OH. They will work with their clients to provide customized solutions for business while developing and maintaining new business relationships in the market. Their office is located at 6515 Longshore Loop in Dublin, OH.

Jen Aikman joins the Bank as Vice President, Commercial Lender bringing with her 10 years of industry experience. Prior to joining Premier Bank, she served as a Business Banker for a regional bank headquartered in Cincinnati, OH where she earned induction into the Leader's Circle for being a top performer in the third quarter of 2020. “I enjoy helping my clients and seeing the impact that has on our community,” she explained. “I love being able to advocate for my customers and the growth and prosperity of our communities.”

Aikman earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in General Business and Accounting from Shawnee State University and is currently pursuing her Master of Business Administration in Project Management and Finance from Ashland University. She is a member of the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) and Women for Economic and Leadership Development (WELD). In her free time she enjoys volunteering at Junior Achievement of North Central Ohio for the JA BizTown program. Aikman currently resides in Lewis Center, OH with her husband, Kenneth Jr. and their three children, Rose Marie, Sydnee Elizabeth and Kenneth Paul III.

Aikman can be contacted at [email protected] or 740-352-9491.

Ryan Killen brings with him nearly 20 years of experience, joining the Bank as Vice President, Commercial Lender. He was most recently employed as a Vice President, Commercial Lender at a commercial bank headquartered in Lebanon, OH. “Joining the Premier Bank team is a great opportunity for me. I look forward to using my experience as a community banker to assist clients with growing their business,” explained Killen. “I will work to provide my clients with responsive guidance in the areas of deal structure, financial modeling, negotiations, strategic planning and risk management.”

Killen, who attended The Ohio State University, currently resides in Powell, OH with his wife, Sheryl and their children, Taylor and Rylee.

Killen can be contacted at [email protected] or 740-936-7878.

About Premier Bank

Premier Bank, headquartered in Youngstown Ohio, operates 78 branches, 12 loan offices and 2 wealth offices in Ohio, Michigan, Indiana,  Pennsylvania and West Virginia (WV office operates as Home Savings Bank).  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 including James & Sons Insurance in Youngstown, Ohio.