Montoursville man joins bank
West Milton State Bank announces Rexford B. Hilton is joining its community banking team as commercial relationship manager. He will manage commercial lending services in Lycoming and neighboring counties. Hilton brings with him more than 40 years of experience in the financial services industry.
Rex resides in Montoursville with his wife, Catherine. He serves as President of K's for Cancer, a non-profit public charity established in memory of his son Justin Flannery Hilton. He has been involved with the Pennsylvania Bankers Association, the American Institute of Banking, the Williamsport-Lycoming Chamber of Commerce, the Lycoming County United Way, the Community Arts Center, the Montoursville Little League, Susquehanna Health, the Montoursville Public Library and Habitat for Humanity. Hilton is a past member of the Montoursville Rotary Club and a Paul Harris Fellow.
Hilton graduated from Tri-State University with a bachelor of science degree in business administration. Hilton also is a graduate of the Stonier School of Banking.
New vice president
at regional bank
Richard A. Grafmyre, president and CEO of Penns Woods Bancorp, bank holding company for Jersey Shore State Bank, recently announced the promotion of Kevin Weinhoffer to senior vice president and corporate director of commercial loans and credit services.
In his new position, Weinhoffer's main responsibilities will be managing the commercial loan department, overseeing the Bank's commercial loan portfolio, implementing strategies and procedures, while maintaining and ensuring regulatory compliance both internally and externally.
Weinhoffer is a graduate of South Williamsport High School and hold degrees in economics and finance from Susquehanna University in Selinsgrove. He also is a graduate of numerous Pennsylvania Bankers Association schools, including: Central Atlantic School of Banking, School of Commercial Lending and the Advanced School of Banking.
A Leadership Lycoming Class of 2000 graduate, he is active in the community volunteering his time as a basketball coach and coordinator for St. Lawrence Church in the John Bower League and as a coach for junior high basketball teams in South Williamsport.
Penns Woods Bancorp. Inc. is the bank holding company for Jersey Shore State Bank and Luzerne Bank. The banks serve customers in North Central and North Eastern Pennsylvania through its retail banking, commercial banking, mortgage services and financial services divisions.
years of service
Twelve Citizens and Northern Bank employees have been recognized for a combined 225 years of service to the financial institution, according to a news release.
Carla Packard and Stan Dunsmore was recognized during the April-June service awards luncheon for 30 years, while Joan Grenell, staff accountant in Towanda, for 35 years.
Packard is a loan processor and escrow specialist in Troy. Dunsmore is commercial lending regional team leader in Coudersport.
Also recognized, for 40 years service, was Charles H. Updegraff Jr., chairman, president and CEO at Wellsboro.
Jamie Butters, trust operations manager, Wellsboro; and Shelley D'Haene, director of alternate delivery channels, Wellsboro, were recognized for 15 years.
Brandy Allen, electronic banking team leader, Wellsboro; Karen Hall, customer services representative, East Smithfield; Sara Heatley, staff auditor, Wellsboro; John Reber, director of risk management, Wellsboro; Bruce Smithgall, commercial lending regional team leader, Williamsport; and Kathryn Wesneski, customer service representative, Liberty, were recognized for 10 years of service, according to the news release.
Service awards luncheons are held regularly and hosted by Charles H. Updegraff Jr., bank chairman, president and CEO In 2014, the bank will recognize 36 employees for a total of 545 years of service to Citizens and Northern Bank.