Mr. Petroplus has over 41 years of experience as an attorney. He has been with the law firm, Petroplus & Gaudino, PLLC since 1999. He also is the sole member of GWP Realty, LLC, a real estate investment and rental limited liability company. Mr. Petroplus is a graduate of West Virginia University and the West Virginia University College of Law.
The Board of Directors also appointed Thomas L. Sable to succeed Mr. Morton as Chairman of the Board of Progressive Bank, N.A. Mr. Sable has served as a member of the Board of Directors of the Company since 2005 and serves as the Chairman of the Nominating Committee and as a member of the Audit Committee and Corporate Governance/Human Resource Compensation Committee. Mr. Sable also serves as a director of Progressive Bank, N.A. and has served on the subsidiary bank board since 1987. Mr. Sable also serves as Chairman of the Investment/ALCO Committee of Progressive Bank, N.A.
Mr. Sable is the owner and managing partner of Summit Atlantic Group, LLC. He has held the position of the Auditor/Clerk-Treasurer for the Village of Bellaire, Ohio since 1995 and also currently serves on their Public Records Commission.
About First West Virginia Bancorp, Inc.
First West Virginia Bancorp, Inc., headquartered in Wheeling, West Virginia, is a $337 million holding company and the parent company of Progressive Bank, N.A. Progressive Bank, N.A. is a community bank and operates nine full service branches located in Wheeling (3), Wellsburg, Moundsville, New Martinsville, Buckhannon, and Weston, West Virginia and Bellaire, Ohio. The Company's common stock is traded on the OTCQX marketplace under the symbol, "FWVB." Additional investor information can be found on the Company's website at www.progbank.com.
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