Premier Bank Welcomes Bill Cook as Senior Commercial Lender
Youngstown, OH (December 11, 2020) – Premier Bank is pleased to announce that Bill Cook has joined the bank as Vice President, Senior Commercial Lender serving the northeast Ohio market.
Cook brings with him more than 40 years of commercial lending experience. He most recently served as Executive Director at a national bank headquartered in New York, NY. His specialties include assisting and finding solutions for companies looking to expand, acquire, sell or grow in the U.S. and beyond. In his new role, Cook will focus on the development and growth of the bank’s commercial loan portfolio partnering with clients to provide customized solutions for their business as well as creating new business relationships.
“I am proud to be part of the Premier Bank team. The Bank’s core values, associates and capabilities made this opportunity ideal for me because it will allow me bring value to relationships beyond the ability to provide financial services,” explained Cook.
Like Premier Bank, Cook believes that it is important to give back to the communities where we live and work. He is a lifelong Supporter, Campaign Chair and Retired Chairman of United Way of Greater Stark County. He is very active in the community, serving on the boards of North Canton Medical Foundation, Arts in Stark, Stark Community Foundation, Stark Economic Development Board & Children’s Dyslexia Center of Canton.
Cook earned his Undergraduate & Master Degrees from the University of Akron. He currently resides in Jackson Township, OH. His office is located at 6141 Whipple Avenue N.W. in North Canton, OH. He can be contacted at 330-497-3836 or [email protected].
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.