Mars Bank’s Drenchko Appointed to Regional Office

Mark Drenchko, Senior Vice President, Chief Commercial Officer at Mars Bank, has been elected group chair of the Pennsylvania Bankers Association (PA Bankers’) Group One. The groups within the state are defined by geography and play a significant role in the nominating process, banker... - August 12, 2022

Jennifer Klein Promoted to Assistant Vice President, Commercial Banking

Mars Bank’s Jennifer Klein was promoted to Assistant Vice President, Commercial Banking. Ms. Klein will be responsible for managing existing bank relationships as well as growing C & I and commercial real estate business for Mars Bank. “We’re excited that Jen is taking her... - July 10, 2022

Mars Bank Opens Beckley Loan Office

Mars Bank is opening a loan office in Beckley, West Virginia to serve southern West Virginia mortgage and refinance needs. Mars Bank is a true community bank headquartered in Mars, Pennsylvania. An award-winning mortgage loan provider, Mars helps homebuyers achieve their goal, whether a first home, a new dream home, an investment property, or a mortgage refinance. - March 20, 2022

Jordan Beck Joins Mars Bank’s Mortgage Team

Jordan Beck joined Mars Bank as a Vice President, Mortgage Lending. Mr. Beck is an experienced mortgage originator who serves residential mortgage and refinancing customers in Allegheny and Butler counties. He earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Duquesne... - March 12, 2022

Mars Bank "Perfect Fit" for Under Served Individuals and Communities

Mars Bank launched the Perfect Fit Account, a digital-first product that is officially certified by the national Cities for Financial Empowerment Fund (CFE Fund) as meeting the Bank On National Account Standards (2021 - 2022). - February 11, 2022

Shirley Simpson Joins Mars Bank’s Mortgage Team

Shirley Simpson joined Mars Bank as Vice President, Loan Originator. Ms. Simpson brings over 30 years of banking experience which includes mortgage origination, construction lending, and management roles. - January 27, 2022

Mars Bank Expands Commercial Team Adding Jeremy Bloom

Mars Bank added Jeremy M. Bloom to its commercial banking team as Vice President, Commercial Banking. Mr. Bloom has extensive experience in equipment financing and leasing, most recently serving as Managing Director at Maxus Capital Group. He will work with businesses throughout western... - January 23, 2022

Mars Bank Adds Embry to Run Retail Bank

Stephanie A. Embry recently joined Mars Bank as Senior Vice President, Retail Banking. Stephanie joined the bank from Apollo Trust Company where she served for three years as Vice President, Retail Banking and Chief Banking Officer. - December 30, 2021

Autumn Patterson Joins Mars Bank as Penn Banking Center Manager

Autumn C. Patterson joined Mars Bank as Assistant Vice President and Manager of the Penn Banking Center located at 600 Pittsburgh Road (Rt. 8). Ms. Patterson is a 13-year veteran of retail banking and will serve both consumer and commercial customers in Penn Township, Saxonburg, Butler city and... - August 13, 2020

Mars Bank Celebrates Opening of Grove City Banking Center

Mars Bank board and management celebrated a ribbon cutting with the Grove City Area Chamber of Commerce and local dignitaries at the new Mars Bank Grove City Banking Center located at 109 South Broad Street in Grove City. The ribbon cutting culminated the redevelopment and build out of the new... - February 06, 2020

Mars Bank’s Todd Receives Statewide Banking Award

Stefanie Todd, Vice President, Loan Operations at Mars Bank, received the Developer Award at the Pennsylvania Bankers Association’s (PA Bankers) annual Emerging Leaders Conference. The Developer Award is presented as part of the new Highlighting Young Professionals’ Excellence (H.Y.P.E. - October 24, 2019

Mars Bank Step Forward Campaign Raises Awareness Funds for Firefighter Scholarships

For the fourth year, Mars Bank is sponsoring the Step Forward Campaign which honors first responders, active military and veterans. Police, fire, emergency personnel and military Step Forward when others are backing away or turning to run. Mars Bank wants to honor their bravery and share their... - September 28, 2019

Mars Bank Hires McFeely for Grove City Market

Mars Bank hired Mitch McFeely to serve as Banking Center Manager in its soon-to-open Grove City banking center. The bank, which currently serves Mercer County through its mortgage and commercial lending teams, will open a full-service banking center in December 2019 at 109 Broad Street, Grove City. - September 14, 2019

Mars Bank’s Mark Drenchko Appointed to Statewide Committee

Mark Drenchko Senior Vice President, Commercial and Retail Banking at Mars Bank has been appointed to the Pennsylvania Bankers Association’s (PA Bankers) Professional Development Policy Committee. The committee directs, monitors, and approves the association’s schools, conferences and... - July 11, 2019

Mars Bank Promotes Two to Vice President

Mars Bank promoted Hope Pifer to Vice President, Senior Financial Analyst and Stefanie Neff to Vice President, Loan Operations Manager. Each plays an integral role in the operations of the bank. “Hope and Stefanie are part of the next generation leaders that are so critical to our... - March 23, 2019

Mars Bank Promotes Mortgage Originator to Officer Position

Mars Bank promoted Megan Legursky, a mortgage originator with the bank since 2017 to the position of Assistant Vice President, Mortgage Loan Officer. Ms. Legursky serves customers in the greater Pittsburgh area with mortgages for purchase or refinance, home equity loans, and connects customers with... - March 23, 2019

Mars Bancorp Named to 2019 OTCQX Best 50

Mars Bancorp (OTCQX: MNBP) is pleased to announce it was named to the 2019 OTCQX® Best 50, a ranking of top performing companies traded on the OTCQX Best Market last year. Mars Bancorp is the parent company of Mars Bank. - February 22, 2019

Mars Bank, Butler Radio Team Up to Support Veterans in Need

Mars Bank and the Butler Radio Network presented a check for $3,200 to Veterans in Need of Butler County. The bank and WISR, WBUT, and 97.7 The Rock Station donated as well as raised funds at community events, the Veterans Day Parade in Butler, and at Mars Bank locations. Veterans in Need provides... - January 17, 2019

Mars Bank’s Shawn Proper Appointed to Statewide Policy Committee

Shawn R. Proper, Senior Vice President Mortgage and Consumer Lending at Mars Bank, has been appointed to the Pennsylvania Bankers Association’s (PA Bankers) Government Relations Policy Committee. - January 10, 2019

Mars Bank’s Shawn Proper Graduates from PA Bankers Leadership Institute

Shawn R. Proper, Senior Vice President Mortgage and Consumer Lending at Mars Bank, recently graduated from the Pennsylvania Bankers Association (PA Bankers) Leadership Institute. A 15-month program, the Leadership Institute features a rigorous, participation-based curriculum with assignments completed individually and as teams. The learning is immediately applicable to work situations and long-term professional growth. - November 29, 2018

Three Fire Units Win Mars Bank’s Facebook Contest; Receive Donation

As part of Mars Bank’s Step Forward campaign, three local fire units received donations from the bank for their involvement in the bank’s Step Forward for first responders Facebook contest. The Step Forward campaign was a two-month celebration of first responders, active military, and veterans. It ran from September 11 to November 11, Veterans Day. - November 23, 2018

Dionese Elected Chair of PA Bankers Association

James V. Dionise, President and Chief Executive Officer of Mars Bank, was recently elected chair of the Pennsylvania Bankers Association (PA Bankers). As chair, he will lead Pennsylvania’s largest banking trade association. In this new position, Dionise will have oversight of the... - July 14, 2018

Mars Bank Promotes Officers

Mars Bank promotes 3 Officers. - May 17, 2018

Bryan McClaine Joins Mars as Assistant Vice President, Mortgage Originator

Bryan K. McClaine (NMLS# 1737358) joined Mars Bank as an Assistant Vice President, Mortgage Originator. He will be responsible for generating residential mortgage business in Mercer and Butler counties. “Bryan is a great addition to our mortgage team,” said Shawn R. Proper, Mars Bank... - April 20, 2018

Mars Bank Adds Schoen to Head Risk Management Department

Mars Bank added Mark R. Schoen as Senior Vice President, Risk Management. Schoen has over 30 years of experience in banking, financial management, risk and compliance. He will manage Mars Bank’s risk management department and oversee risk, compliance and internal audit functions. “We... - April 14, 2018

Mars Bank Wins Bankers Challenge Prize Donated to Community Health Clinic of Butler County

Mars Bank Wins Bankers Challenge Prize Donated to Community Health Clinic of Butler County

Mars Bank won the 2017 Bankers Challenge Golf Challenge organized by the Butler County Tourism & Convention Bureau. The winning Bank names a charitable organization to receive the winnings from the tournament; Mars Bank represented the Community Health Clinic of Butler County. James V. Dionise,... - November 03, 2017

Legursky Joins Mars Bank as Mortgage Loan Originator

Megan Legursky joined Mars Bank as a Mortgage Loan Originator. Ms. Legursky earned a Finance degree from Marshall University. She will serve customers in the Pittsburgh and northern Allegheny county communities. “We’re pleased to add Megan to our team,” said Shawn Proper, Mars... - September 30, 2017

Mars Bank Adds Commercial Lender

Anne Davies joined Mars Bank as Vice President, Commercial Banking. She will serve Mars Bank’s commercial customers focusing on the needs of businesses in Butler and Allegheny counties. “We’re excited to add Anne to our commercial team,” said Mark Drenchko, Mars Bank Senior... - September 27, 2017

Sciullo Joins Mars Bank

Sciullo Joins Mars Bank

Wendy Sciullo joined Mars Bank as Assistant Vice President, Manager, Penn Township Banking Center. Ms. Sciullo has 15 years of experience in the financial industry. She will serve customers in the Butler area focusing on consumer and small business relationships. “Wendy brings expertise as a... - August 01, 2017

Mars National Bancorp, Inc. Elects New Board Officers

Mars National Bancorp elected new board officers to fill the vacated positions of Dallas C. Hipple (retiring as Chairman) and R. Bruce Mensch (retiring as Secretary). Janet L. van Buskirk Balentine was elected Chairman. Board member J. Jay Their was elected Vice Chairman. In addition, Michael J. Kirk, was elected Secretary. - June 03, 2017

Mars National Bancorp, Inc. Announces New Board of Directors

Shareholders of Mars National Bancorp elected three new board members along with seven incumbent directors at the annual meeting held April 18, 2017. The three new directors elected were Michael K. Bechtold, Executive Vice President of Brayman Construction Corporation; Gregory B. Mensch, Executive... - May 05, 2017

Mars National Bank Sponsors Free First Time Homebuyer Event Attendees to Learn About Grants Towards Down Payments

Mars National Bank is sponsoring a First Time Homebuyer Event on Saturday, March 11, 2017 from 9:00am - Noon at the DoubleTree Cranberry 910 Sheraton Drive, Mars, Pennsylvania, 16046. - February 15, 2017

Shetler Joins Mars National Bank as Assistant Vice President, Mortgage Lending

Shetler Joins Mars National Bank as Assistant Vice President, Mortgage Lending

Nicolina “Nikki” Shetler joined Mars National Bank as Assistant Vice President, Mortgage Lending. Ms. Shetler has 16 years banking experience focused on real estate lending. She will be responsible for developing and managing client relationships, particularly in Indiana and... - December 07, 2016

Mars National Bank Provides Financial Literacy Program to Mars Area and Pine-Richland High Schools

The 2016 – 17 school year will see a new financial literacy resource available to Mars Area and Pine-Richland, PA High School students. The online curriculum is sponsored by Mars National Bank and is called the “myMNB Financial Literacy Program.” Mars National Bank is partnering with EverFi, Inc. to bring the program to local students at no cost to the schools or taxpayers. - November 03, 2016

Mars National Bank’s Dionise Serves as Second Vice Chair and Director of PA Bankers Association

James V. Dionise, President and Chief Executive Officer of Mars National Bank is serving on the Pennsylvania Bankers Association’s (PA Bankers) Board of Directors. Beginning July 1, 2016, Dionise is also serving as Second Vice Chair; this begins a four-year commitment which cycles through... - August 06, 2016

Hopper Joins Mars National Bank as Assistant Vice President, Mortgage Lending

Hopper Joins Mars National Bank as Assistant Vice President, Mortgage Lending

Deborah A. Hopper joined Mars National Bank as Assistant Vice President, Mortgage Lending. Ms. Hopper has over 13 years of banking experience, including retail management and loan origination. She will be responsible for developing and managing client relationships, particularly focusing on Butler... - June 30, 2016

Mars National Bank’s Drenchko Appointed to Banking Advisory Committee

Mark Drenchko, Senior Vice President, Commercial and Retail Banking of Mars National Bank was appointed to the Pennsylvania Bankers Association’s Advisory Committee for the PA Bankers School of Commercial Banking. The Committee is responsible for reviewing the operational aspects of the... - June 28, 2016

Mars National Bank Receives Recognition Award for 115 Charter Anniversary

Mars National Bank Receives Recognition Award for 115 Charter Anniversary

Mars National Bank celebrated their 115-year charter anniversary at the Pennsylvania Bankers Association (PA Bankers) Group 8 meeting held on April 12 at the Pittsburgh Marriott North, Cranberry Township. PA Bankers recognizes member charter anniversaries every five years from the date of that... - May 24, 2016

Mars National Bank’s Dionise Serves on CLO Board

Mars National Bank’s Dionise Serves on CLO Board

James V. Dionise, President and Chief Executive Officer of Mars National Bank is serving on the Pittsburgh CLO Board of Directors. “I am excited to be involved with Pittsburgh CLO. They have a long and rich history in the region and continue to expand their impact,” said Jim Dionise,... - May 17, 2016

Mars National Bank and First Front Door Helps First Time Homebuyers

Mars National Bank is again promoting the Federal Home Loan Bank Pittsburgh’s (FHLBank) program for first time homebuyers called “First Front Door.” The program supports first time homebuyers through down payment and closing cost assistance. Through First Front Door (FFD),... - May 03, 2016

Hein Named Mars National Bank’s Senior Vice President, Finance

James M. Hein was named Senior Vice President, Finance of Mars National Bank. He now oversees the finance, deposit and technology operations activities at the Bank. Mr. Hein joined Mars National Bank as Vice President, Controller in 2010. - March 22, 2016

Mars National Bank Opens “Branch of the Future”

The new Richland office features state-of-the-art bank design. There is no teller line – customers are greeted and guided to a service area to meet their needs. The service area includes “pods” for transactions, meeting rooms for privacy and also self-serve convenience boxes, a new concept which lets customers access boxes with biometric security. - November 18, 2015

Mars National Bank Adds Mobile Deposit to App

Mars National Bank launched mobile deposit functionality in its myMNB Mobile banking app. The app is available for Apple and Android smartphones and tablets through the app stores. The app now includes account management, bill payment, “Popmoney” (a person-to-person direct payment... - October 31, 2015

Mars National Bank’s McGraw Appointed to Statewide Banking Committee

Michael W. McGraw, Senior Vice President, Information Technology of Mars National Bank was appointed to the Pennsylvania Bankers Association’s (PA Bankers’) Information Technology Committee. McGraw will serve a three-year term with the focus on technology issues facing the banking... - October 16, 2015

Mars National Bank Awarded 5-Star Rating by Bauer Financial

Mars National Bank earned a 5-star Superior rating from Bauer Financial, an independent bank research and rating firm. This is the second consecutive year that the Bank received the highest ranking. Bauer ranks Banks on financial strength. The 5-star “Superior” rating indicates, among... - October 14, 2015

Mars National Bank’s McGraw Completes Three-year Advanced School of Banking

Michael W. McGraw, Senior Vice President, Information Technology of Mars National Bank was a recent graduate of the 2015 Advanced School of Banking at the Penn Stater Conference Center, State College, PA. The PA Bankers Association Advanced School of Banking is a three-year program that builds and... - October 03, 2015

Mars National Bank’s Pifer Joins PA Banker Emerging Leaders Group

Hope Pifer, Assistant Vice President, Senior Financial Analyst at Mars National Bank, joined the Emerging Leaders Peer Group of the Pennsylvania Bankers Association. The group’s purpose is to identify, equip, train and offer ongoing support to emerging leaders who aspire to greater levels of... - September 17, 2015

Mars National Bank Supports Clint Seymour Play Ball Fund and Joy of the Game Baseball Camp

Mars National Bank provided water bottles for the campers at the Clint Seymour Play Ball Fund “Joy of the Game” Baseball Camp. Over 100 campers enjoyed a day of baseball instruction and fun. Neil Walker, professional baseball player and a friend of Clint, was one of the coaches. - September 10, 2015

MHY Pavilion Build Underway; Mars National Bank Helps Sponsor Leadership Butler County Project

Mars National Bank is one of many community businesses and organizations supporting the construction of a multi-use pavilion on the campus of MHY Family Services (formerly Mars Home for Youth). The Bank donated $5,000 to the project. As part of the 2015 Class of Leadership Butler County, Ryan... - September 05, 2015

Gales Joins Mars National Bank as Assistant Vice President, Retail Banking

Gales Joins Mars National Bank as Assistant Vice President, Retail Banking

Kristy A. Gales joined Mars National Bank as an Assistant Vice President, Retail Banking. She will be located in the Cranberry Branch Office at 20246 Route 19, Cranberry Township. She brings over a dozen years of retail banking experience, mainly serving customers in Butler and Allegheny... - July 21, 2015

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