Huntington Bank Selects Curtis Shepherd as Lima Community President

Jun 29, 2010, 09:00 ET from Huntington Bancshares Incorporated

COLUMBUS, Ohio, June 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Curtis Shepherd has been appointed the Lima community president for Huntington Bank (Nasdaq: HBAN; He will be responsible for managing the business banking team in Lima, as well as leading Huntington's community outreach efforts. Huntington acquired First National Bank of Lima in 1971 and now has five offices in the area.

"Curtis brings significant experience as a community leader and business banking expert to his role as Lima's community president," said Mary Navarro, Huntington senior executive vice president. "He will continue the bank's focus on connecting closely with the community and providing excellent service to our customers."

Raised in Lima, Shepherd has more than 24 years of banking experience. He has served as a manager in a wide range of departments, including retail banking, business banking, insurance, investments, mortgage and marketing.

"We will continue to work closely with community businesses and families in our ongoing support of Lima as a desirable place to live and work," said Shepherd.  "I am honored to represent Huntington in this effort."

Shepherd graduated from The Ohio State University and is an alumnus of the Lima/Allen Leadership Program. He and his wife Chris are relocating back to Lima from Bowling Green, Ohio with their two children.

About Huntington

Huntington Bancshares Incorporated is a $52 billion regional bank holding company headquartered in Columbus, Ohio. Through its affiliated companies, Huntington has been providing a full range of financial services for 144 years. Huntington offers checking, loans, savings, insurance and investment services. It has more than 600 branches and also offers retail and commercial financial services online at; through its telephone bank; and through its network of over 1,300 ATMs. Huntington's Auto Finance and Dealer Services group offers automobile loans to consumers and commercial loans to automobile dealers within our six-state banking franchise area.  

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