Calvin Gebhart has been promoted to regional president with The First Citizens National Bank, according to a press release issued by the bank. He has responsibility for the Powell, Delaware and Franklin county market areas.
Gebhart joined the bank in 2015, and as regional president leads the business and commercial lending and business development. He has over 30 years of executive and commercial lending experience, and is a former chairman of the Ohio Bankers League as well a former member of the American Bankers Association Community Bank Council, where he served two full terms.
He also has extensive community involvement as Past District Governor for Rotary International District 6690, and Past Chairman for Pickaway Health Services, a division of Berger Health Systems. He was appointed by Gov. George Voinovich to the Division of Financial Institutions of the Ohio Department of Commerce Department and was reappointed by Gov. Robert Taft to a second term.
Gebhart is a 26-year Navy Veteran, serving as a hospital corpsman, chief.
“Calvin understands business. That knowledge, experience and problem-solving is critical to developing your business” said Mark G. Johnson, president and CEO of The First Citizens National Bank. “Calvin and his team will help our customers manage and grow their personal and business finances.”
The Powell Banking Center is well positioned to fit the diverse needs and populations in and around Powell, according to Gebhart.
“This community is rapidly growing and is home to successful businesses and successful and communityoriented people,” said Gebhart. “Banking is a relationship business, and we are a relationship bank. We offer expertise in retail, residential, mortgage and commercial lending.”
Banking center team members are Jami Brunner, lead customer service representative, and Stephen Cook, customer service representative.
“We are excited to engage the community. We are the place to go for advice, information, recommendations and state-of-the-art products and services,” said Gebhart. “We’re proud of our banking center and the folks who live and work in our community. We feel that our bank really fits the needs of Powell and the surrounding areas.”