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IntraFi Network  Deposits Member

We are pleased to offer our customer's access to $50 Million-Dollar FDIC Insurance coverage through IntraFi Network Deposits, formerly known as -CDARS.

Bauer 5-Star Rating

In January, 2023, Bauer Financial awarded PCB a 5-Star rating. PCB has received this 5-Star rating for 40 consecutive quarters! We are proud to be recognized as one of the strongest banks in the nation! Learn more about Bauer Financial and what this rating means.

Commercial Lenders Who Care

The commercial lenders at PCB are very involved throughout the community. The bank's CEO, Kevin Lewis, serves on the boards of The Portage Development Board and the Ravenna Joint Economic Development District (JEDD).

Eric Decker, Chief Lending Officer, is the Past President of Main Street Kent where over the course of 8 years assisted with the non-profits growth and garnering recognition as one of the State of Ohio's strongest Main Street Programs.  In addition, Eric sits on the Board for the City of Kent's revolving loan fund where he assists local businesses in obtaining funding for future growth projects.  Eric presently serves on the Ohio Bankers League NextGen Advisory Board which helps engage today's younger bankers and provides them with guidance on leadership skills as well as networking opportunities to enhance their careers within the Banking industry.

Lisa Ohler (Vice President) serves as the President and Board Member of the Downtown Cuyahoga Falls Partnership.  She is an active member of the Western Reserve Community Fund loan committee, CREW of Greater Akron, Cuyahoga Falls Chamber of Commerce and the Welcoming Workforce Initiative Committee.  Lisa has previously volunteered on the Board of Trustees for the Summit County CASA program, Crown Pointe Ecological Center, Women's Network, the American Heart Association and various school and youth sports programs for her two children.

In early, 2022, PCB welcomed Timothy Naftzger (Vice President) to our Commercial Lending Team.  He is a current class member of Leadership Portage County (2023) and is a member of the Kent Rotary and Kent Chamber of Commerce.   

Sara McCarty (Vice President) serves as Board Treasurer for Children's Advantage and is a current member of the Ohio Banker's League Leadership Institute.  She ia a current member of the Ravenna Chamber of Commerce, the Rootstown Area Chamber of Commerce, the Project Review Committee for Ohio & Southern Indiana, Alloy Development Co. and volunteers with the United Way of Portage County, The Center of Hope, and the Akron Food Bank. 

PCB continues to live up to its promise of "Neighbors Serving Neighbors". As the local economy continues to improve, PCB is committed to helping area businesses grow.