YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--United Community Financial Corp. (Nasdaq:UCFC) holding company of The Home Savings and Loan Company recently announced the hiring of Douglas Young as Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer and the promotion of Barbara Radis to Executive Vice President of Retail Banking.
Doug Young has over 20 years in the financial services industry as a diversified information technology manager and leader. During his 20 plus years in financial services, Doug has had extensive experience at several super regional banks such as Key Bank, National City Bank (kna PNC) and most recently as Executive Director, Global Technology Infrastructure for JPMorgan Chase.
“Doug is an outstanding addition to the Home Savings leadership team. His extensive technology background and banking industry experience better enables the organization to tackle the many strategic initiatives currently underway. I look forward to working with Doug and am excited about the new perspective he brings to our management team,” says Gary M. Small, President and CEO. Young is a graduate of Cleveland State University with a B.S. in Computer Information Science.
Barb Radis was recently promoted to Executive Vice President, Retail Banking. Radis joined the bank in October 2010 and will continue to lead a sales and operations team of over 300 employees, which includes consumer banking, investments and treasury management. She is also the chair of the Deposit Pricing Committee and a member on the IT Steering, Officers Risk, ALCO and Charitable Foundation Committees.
Prior to her arrival, Barb spent much of her career at super regional banks in Northeast, Ohio. “Barb is a dynamic leader and has made a significant impact on the organization. She has expanded our consumer product and service offerings, grown our customer base, and has been a key contributor to the successful turnaround of Home Savings over the past few years. Her new title is reflective of her role and impact within the organization,” says Gary M. Small, President and CEO.
With over 20 years in bank leadership roles, Barb has had a positive influence on the sales culture and overall operations of Home Savings. A graduate of John Carroll University, Barb was a 2015 Athena Award Nominee.
With current assets of $1.9 billion, Home Savings operates 31 banking offices and ten loan production offices throughout Ohio, western Pennsylvania and most recently West Virginia. For more information, please visit www.HomeSavings.com.