CANFIELD, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--On November 7, 2013, the Board of Directors of Farmers National Banc Corp. (the “Company”) announced that it has named Kevin J. Helmick as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company and of Farmers National Bank of Canfield, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company (the “Bank”). Mr. Helmick had been serving as Interim President & CEO since October 4, 2013.
Mr. Helmick, 41, has spent his entire 18-year professional career with Farmers National Bank, most recently as the Company’s Executive Vice President of Retail and Wealth Management, as well as Corporate Secretary for the Holding Company. He has established an impressive record of achievement at every stage of his career and demonstrated extraordinary commitment to Farmers National Bank and its shareholders, associates and customers.
“We are pleased to welcome Mr. Helmick into this expanded role,” stated Lance Ciroli, Chairman, Farmers National Banc Corp. Board of Directors. “In addition, the Board of Directors pledges its steadfast support to the current management team and believes the dynamic group has the knowledge, skill and experience to continue leading our Company to new levels of success.”
Mr. Helmick is a graduate of Mathews High School, Vienna, OH. He received a bachelor’s in Economics from Allegheny College in Meadville, PA. In 2001, Mr. Helmick earned an MBA from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, OH. His credentials include Certified Financial Planner, Financial Adviser Representative, Series 24 NYSE Principal, Series 7 NYSE Registered Representative and an Ohio Life Insurance License. Mr. Helmick resides in Howland with his wife, Amie, and son, Preston.
Kevin J. Helmick Employment History – Farmers National Bank
- December 1994 – Hired as a teller
- Financial Advisor – 1995 to 1997
- Vice President, Program Manager – 1997 to 2008
- Senior Vice President of Retail and Wealth – 2008 to 2010
- Executive Vice President of Retail and Wealth – 2010 to 2013
- Secretary of the Farmers National Banc Corp Board – 2010 to 2013
- Interim President & CEO – October 4, 2013 to November 6, 2013
- President & CEO – November 7, 2013 to present
About Farmers National Banc Corp.
Farmers National Banc Corp. is a diversified financial services company headquartered in Canfield, Ohio, with more than $1 billion in Banking assets and $1 billion in Trust assets. Farmers National Banc Corp.’s wholly-owned subsidiaries are comprised of The Farmers National Bank of Canfield, a full-service national bank engaged in commercial and retail banking with 17 retail offices in Mahoning, Trumbull, Columbiana and Stark Counties in Ohio, Farmers Trust Company, which operates two trust offices and offers services in the same geographic markets and National Associates, Inc. Farmers National Insurance, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Farmers National Bank of Canfield, offers a variety of insurance products.
Founded in 1887, the bank has been community-minded and committed to the Valley for over 125 years. Throughout the recent financial crisis, Farmers has shown great strength by continuing rock-solid business and lending practices that help the individuals and businesses in our communities thrive and survive.