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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, 2024, Bauer Financial awarded PCB a 5-Star rating. PCB has received this 5-Star rating for 46 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 lender team at PCB are very involved throughout the community.
Eric Decker, Chief Lending Officer, is the Past President of Main Street Kent, where over the course of 8 years assistd with the Non Profits growth and garnering recogningion as one of the State of Ohio's strongest Main Street Programs. Eric has also seved on the Ohio Banker's League NextGen Advisory Board which helps engage today's younger bankers and provides them with career guidance, leadership skills, and networking opportunities to further their banking careers. Eric presently serves as a Trustee on the Portage Foundation Board where he assists the organization to inspire philanthropy, build endowments, and impace causes and leadership engagement within Portage County. He also serves on the Portage Development Board and the City of Kent Ohio's Revolving Loan Fund Board.
Lisa Ohler, Vice President, serves as a Board Member and Immediate Past President of the Downtown Cuyahoga Falls Partnership. She is an active member of the Western Reserve Community fund loan committee, current member of Leadership Akron Class 40, a member of the Cuyahoga Falls Welcoming Workforce Coalition and Cuyahoga Falls Chamber of Commerce. Lisa has previously volunteered on the Board of Trustees for the Summit County CASA program, CREW of Grater Akron and the American Heart Association.
Timothy Naftzger, Vice President, is an alumni of Leadership Portage County's 2023 class and is a member of the Kent Rotary and Kent Chamber of Commerce.
Sara McCarty, Vice President, currently serves on the Ohio Bankers League NextGen Advisory Board and is a 2023 Graduate of the Ohio Banker's League Leadership Institute. In addition to being involved with the OBL, she is a 2022 graduate of Leadership Portage County. She is also a member of Alloy Development's Project Review Committee for Ohio, Kentucky and Southeast and was recently recognized as Alloy's Banking Advocate of the Year. She is involved in Ravenna and Rootstown Chambers of Commerce and volunteers for The United Way of Portage County, The Center of Hope, the Akron Canton Foodbank, the Windham Food Pantry and the Salvation Army.
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.