Premier Bank Pledges $50k to Akron's Bounce Innovation Hub
Youngstown, OH (February 22, 2022) – Premier Bank has pledged $50,000 to Bounce Innovation Hub. Bounce Innovation Hub is the region's first open innovation hub serving northeast Ohio's entrepreneurs, startups and small businesses. It is a 300,000 sq. ft. facility located in downtown Akron that houses approximately 50 organizations and offers a variety of programs and services as well as co-working space.
"Community partnerships like the one we have with Premier Bank have allowed us to serve more than 300 entrepreneurs since we started in January 2018," said Doug Weintraub, CEO, Bounce Hub Innovation. "Thank you to the leadership of Premier Bank for seeing the value of and supporting a community asset like Bounce for the benefit of all of northeast Ohio."
“We are proud to participate in this exciting initiative with the Bounce Innovation Hub that will have a positive impact on our community through increased economic development and opportunity,” said Trish Gelsomino, Foundation Giving Coordinator, Premier Bank. “Working together we can make northeast Ohio stronger!”
For more information regarding Bounce Innovation Hub please visit BounceHub.org*.
About Premier Bank
Premier 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.