Hillsboro, Ohio (October 24, 2007) — NCB, a leading community bank in southwestern Ohio, has announced that John Levo, a 20-year bank employee, will retire from his position at NCB in early November, and join the Bank’s Local Advisory Board.
“We are honored to have had an employee of John’s caliber and experience for over two decades, and are pleased he’s staying involved in an advisory position,” said Debra Shoemaker, Co-President of NCB Ohio. “During his tenure with NCB, he was a natural leader and valuable member of our team. As a dedicated Hillsboro resident we are delighted he has decided to continue providing guidance to NCB to best serve this community.”
The Local Advisory Board is composed of a diverse group of local leaders that provide community input and business development support for NCB. Each advisory member participates through referrals, product reviews, and area marketing suggestions.
Mr. Levo has been in the banking industry in Highland County for over 40 years and has always been an extremely active member of the community. Currently, he is a member of the Hillsboro City Council, the Highland County Chamber of Commerce, and the Southern Ohio Transportation Corridor Committee. Additionally, Mr. Levo is Assistant Treasurer of the Highland County YMCA, Founding Chairman of the Festival of the Bells and Chairman of the Hillsboro Bicentennial Committee and a member of the Highland Amateur Radio Association. He is a former President of the Hillsboro Chamber of Commerce, a Vice President of Ohio Jaycees and a Vice Chairman of the Hillsboro Planning Committee.
Once retired, Mr. Levo plans to travel the United States, maintain his involvement in the city government and local civic and business organizations, and continue his amateur radio and railroading hobbies. He also is in the works to develop a blueberry, raspberry and blackberry operation at his family’s farm near Snow Hill.
Mr. Levo resides in Hillsboro with his wife Kathy. He has two grown children, David, an architect in New York City, and Jennifer, a graphic designer in Portland, Oregon.
NCB has grown significantly in Ohio over the past 11 years, increasing both its deposits and loan market share and implementing a long-term growth strategy to become a leading community bank in the state. The Bank offers commercial and personal banking services to NCB’s customers nationwide. NCB utilizes its deposit base to fund loan products, resulting in more competitive pricing for customers. Its primary focus is on mortgage banking services, merchant services, cash management and a wide variety of consumer products and services.
NCB is dedicated to strengthening communities nationwide through the delivery of banking and financial services, complemented by a special focus on cooperative expansion and economic development. Headquartered in Washington, DC, NCB also has offices in Alaska, California, New York and Virginia. In addition, NCB has a growing community banking network in southwestern Ohio. To learn more about NCB, visit www.ncb.coop.
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