WHEELING, W.Va., Jan. 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- WesBanco, Inc. (Nasdaq: WSBC), a multi-state bank holding company with total assets of approximately $9.8 billion, announces that it is the platinum leader event sponsor for the 2017 State of the State Reception hosted by Leadership West Virginia.
"WesBanco is pleased to continue its involvement with Leadership West Virginia by sponsoring this noteworthy event," said Todd F. Clossin, WesBanco President and Chief Executive Officer. "During our nearly 150 years, we have remained proud of our West Virginia roots and being a strong supporter of our local communities and organizations. Leadership West Virginia's goal of developing the future leadership of the state to ensure its success is crucial, and WesBanco is proud that several of our employees have successfully participated in the program."
Leadership West Virginia Executive Director, Pam Farris adds, "The annual Leadership West Virginia State of the State Reception has grown into what has become the preeminent event to kick off the Legislative Session. Each year at least 500 attendees are expected including state officials, industry leaders, and Leadership West Virginia alumni. In 2017 we are planning for another record turnout and are excited about our partnership with WesBanco."
Leadership West Virginia's Tenth Annual State of the State Reception will take place on Wednesday, February 8th at the Charleston Town Center Marriott in Charleston, WV following the Governor's address at 7pm ET. For information or to purchase tickets, please visit www.leadershipwv.org.
About WesBanco, Inc.
Founded in 1870, WesBanco, Inc. (www.wesbanco.com) is a multi-state, bank holding company with total assets of approximately $9.8 billion (as of September 30, 2016). WesBanco is a diversified and well-balanced financial services institution, with a community bank at its core, built upon a strong legacy of credit and risk management. WesBanco has meaningful market share across its key geographies maintained by its commitment to dedicated customer service and solid fee-based businesses. It also provides wealth management services through a century-old trust and wealth management business, with more than $3 billion of assets under management, and serves as registered investment advisor to a proprietary mutual fund family, the WesMark Funds. WesBanco's banking subsidiary, WesBanco Bank, Inc., operates 174 financial centers in the states of Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia. In addition, WesBanco operates an insurance agency, WesBanco Insurance Services, Inc., and a full service broker/dealer, WesBanco Securities, Inc.
About Leadership West Virginia
Leadership West Virginia is a statewide program to develop, strengthen and connect emerging leaders for the Mountain State. During eight months of training, participants in each Leadership West Virginia cohort are helped to enhance their personal leadership skills and enrich their knowledge of not only the problems facing the state, but also of its diverse and unique attributes.
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