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Lake National Bank Expands Staff

MENTOR, Ohio, June 3, 2013 … Lake National Bank President Andrew Meinhold announced the addition of Neil Kowalski as Branch Manager and Tom Galvin as IT Manager.

“We are excited to welcome Neil and Tom to the Lake National Bank family,” said Meinhold. “The depth of experience they each bring in their fields, combined with their passion for our community, make them perfect fits for Lake National Bank as we expand our operations in Lake County.”

Kowalski manages and operates Lake National Bank’s Midland location at 7322 Mentor Avenue in Mentor. He is responsible for daily branch operation in addition to acquiring and maintaining consumer and business banking relationships. Kowalski graduated from the University of Akron with a degree in Business Communication and Marketing. He previously worked at PNC as a Financial Consultant and most recently at Huntington Bank as a Branch Manager. He and his wife reside in Mentor.

“Lake National is truly a community bank. We get to know our customers by name and are able to assist them in meeting all of their financial goals. I really enjoy the community feel that Lake National Bank offers compared to the big banks,” said Kowalski.

As IT manager, Galvin is responsible for Lake National’s technology infrastructure and ensuring compliance with applicable laws and regulations. Galvin graduated from Cleveland State University with a B.S. in Chemical Engineering. He holds numerous Internet security training certifications and brings experience in network administration, security administration and audit support. He previously worked at Arrowhead Industries Corp. as IT Director, Network and Systems Administrator and at Per-Se Technologies where he managed their network, systems and security administration and help desk. Tom, his wife and two sons live in Mentor.

“I am happy to come to an environment where security is a key priority. Having this type of community bank in the area is a priority to me and my family ,” said Galvin.

About Lake National Bank

Lake National Bank was founded in 2005 and is Lake County’s only locally owned and operated bank. Lake National Bank offers a full line of retail and commercial banking services, including online banking and bill pay. In addition, customers can utilize the bank’s telephone banking system and enjoy 24-hour access to its free Money Pass ATM system. For more information on Lake National Bank, please call 440-205-8100 or visit

This notice contains forward-looking statements that are subject to risks and uncertainties including, but not limited to, the effects of economic market conditions on demand for Lake National Bank’s products, legislative or regulatory developments concerning the national banking system, competitive forces and other risks. The forward-looking statements speak as of the date made and are not guarantees of future performance. Actual results or developments may differ materially from the expectations expressed or implied in the forward-looking statements, and Lake National Bank undertakes no obligation to update any such statements.

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