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REGIONAL PRESIDENT Job in Independence, Ohio US


Northwest Bank - Independence, OH

Posted: 2/25/2021 - Expires: 5/26/2021

Job ID: 224711839


Job Description

Northwest is seeking an experienced bank leader to oversee 28 offices covering the South-Central Region of our consumer banking network, which spans throughout Cambria, Centre, Clinton, Dauphin, Huntingdon, Lancaster, Lebanon, Lycoming, Mifflin, and York Counties. The Region President will direct and manage the retail and small business activities of the market in conjunction with Northwest's overall strategic objectives and goals. The selected candidate will coordinate regional initiatives to assure success and be a connected and active community leader.

Preferred Education, Training and Experience:

4 year degree in business / banking or related subject preferred, equivalent experience preferred, knowledge of regulatory and compliance issues, 15 years lending / banking experience, 12 years management experience, 8 years customer service experience, 5 years administrative experience, proven organizational and communication skills, ability to analyze financial data, motivator and team player.

This position is responsible for:

The overall sales culture, management and business development activities

Developing and presenting to Executive management for approval

Implementing and assessing performance in regard to short and long term strategic planning goals for the region, including but not limited to loan volume goals, growth and development of consumer, small business, commercial, trust and investment services, insurance and retail deposits, expense and credit controls, strategies to market and deliver all products and services, community leadership, human resource management, succession planning and meeting financial and compliance standards

Working closely with executive management to achieve goals and objectives of the Bank

Coordinating regional initiatives to assure business plan achievement for the region

Meeting regularly with regional management personnel to advise and discuss business plan achievement

Working as part of a team

Working with onsite equipment



Developing Strategic Business Plan for meeting Northwest's goals and objectives

Overseeing strategies/initiatives to attain business plan goals and objectives

Presenting annual business plan for approval to Corporate Management

Developing direct lending activity

Monitoring and performing Center of Influence calls

Overseeing all revenue and expenses of the region

Mentoring Area/District Managers to maximize revenue

Mentoring Area/District Managers to maximize efficiencies

Implementing measuring and monitoring systems

Leading sales initiatives with all business partners

Initiating changes, improvements and new procedures

Developing and instigating significant community contacts and opportunities

Spearheading sales growth and customer retention campaigns

Responsible for assigned production goals

Coaching team members and business partners on sales process


Ensuring compliance with Northwest policies and procedures

Ensuring compliance with State/Federal regulations

Ensuring total document/data integrity

Overseeing minimum loss exposure

Overseeing improvements to recovery activity

Maximizing overall operating efficiencies

Minimizing overall operating expenses

Partnering with Corporate staff and management

Overseeing accurate Audit Certification

Preparing and analyzing management reports including sales reports and pipelines

Coordinating activity with all business partners

Creating sales culture within the Region

Occasional and frequent travel is required


Managing direct lending activity and exceptions

Overseeing the Small Business Development and lending within Region

Ensuring compliance with applicable underwriting guidelines

Overseeing Commercial Lending, Trust and Investment referrals, Retail Mortgage and Equity Loans

Supporting corporate collection efforts and REO's

Supporting and monitoring loss recoveries

Supporting any legal action and associated case work within their Region


Cultivating quality customer service in the region

Overseeing cultural changes in the region

Building customer relations at the high/senior level

Ensuring appropriate training and education activity

Initiating and developing improvements to procedures

Initiating customer service enhancements

Recommending fee generating alternatives

Recommending product/delivery enhancements

Actively developing cross-selling opportunities

Coordinating community involvement efforts

Managing community involvement in Region across all business lines


Providing leadership and positive direction for maintaining the safety and loss prevention program

Actively participating in and supporting employee participation in the safety and loss prevention program by ensuring that employees know how to properly report a safety issue, making sure that all accidents are promptly reported to Human Resources and documented, and ensuring that prompt action is taken whenever workplace hazards are identified

Helping implement emergency procedures

Physical and Mental Requirements

The functions of this position usually require standing, sitting, reaching, kneeling, bending, crouching, light lifting, walking, carrying and other movements. Tasks involve working on a computer keyboard, computer software applications, involved extensive wrist and hand movement, visual acuity, ability to frequently convey detailed or important instructions or ideas accurately, audibly, and quickly, and ability to hear average or normal conversations and receive ordinary information. All individuals in this position are required to have regular, onsite attendance and be able to perform these tasks without risk of injury to themselves, others, or to otherwise demonstrate or explain how they can perform the essential functions listed.

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Job Summary

Employment Type:
Full Time Employee
Job type:
Federal Contractor
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Education Level:
No school grade completed
Work Days:
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
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