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. McFeely... - September 14, 2019
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 seminars... - July 11, 2019
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 industry,”... - March 23, 2019
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 personal... - March 23, 2019
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 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 emergency... - January 17, 2019
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
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
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
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 board’s... - July 14, 2018
Mars Bank promotes 3 Officers. - May 17, 2018
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 Senior... - April 20, 2018
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 are... - April 14, 2018
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, Mars... - November 03, 2017
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 Bank... - September 30, 2017
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 Vice... - September 27, 2017
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 customer-focused... - August 01, 2017
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
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 Engineering... - May 05, 2017
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
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 Westmoreland... - December 07, 2016
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
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 First... - August 06, 2016
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 and... - June 30, 2016
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 schools... - June 28, 2016
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 institution’s... - May 24, 2016
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, Mars... - May 17, 2016
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), FHLBank... - May 03, 2016
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
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 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 service)... - October 31, 2015
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 industry.
“There... - October 16, 2015
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 other... - October 14, 2015
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 expands... - October 03, 2015
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 responsibility... - September 17, 2015
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
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 Trulick,... - September 05, 2015
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 counties.
“Kristy... - July 21, 2015
Mars National Bank launched updated online services including myMNB Online Banking, Bill Pay, Popmoney, Mobile Banking and Business Online Banking, Bill Pay and Remote Deposit Capture. Along with a new responsive website, these online tools provide a customer-centric banking experience that works seamlessly on any device – computer, tablet or smartphone. The updated services were launched June 15, 2015. - June 18, 2015
Mars National Bank was well represented at the Pennsylvania Bankers Association's Women In Banking event in March. The event was held at the Hershey Lodge and hosted over 260 women banking professionals. Representing the Bank at the conference were Lisa Kooker, Senior Vice President & Chief Credit... - April 10, 2015
Shelley Schweinsberg, Assistant Vice President, Mortgage Lending at Mars National Bank, received the 2014 Service Award from the Beaver County Association of Realtors. The award was given in recognition of Ms. Schweinsberg’s service to the organization including participation as a director/officer... - March 06, 2015
Mars National Bank was named the “Best Mortgage Lender” by the readers of the Cranberry Eagle newspaper. As part of the paper’s 2015 Community Choice Awards, the Bank was voted the top spot through write-in ballots.
“This award is confirmation that our customers appreciate the... - February 28, 2015
Greg Vallecorsa joined Mars National Bank as Vice President, Commercial Banking. Mr. Vallecorsa is an experienced commercial lender with over 20 years of experience in commercial and retail banking.
“Greg knows commercial lending and understands the needs of businesses in our area,” said... - February 06, 2015
Tod Novak joined Mars National Bank as Vice President, Mortgage Lending. Mr. Novak has 13 years of residential mortgage origination experience, including expertise in FHA and VA loans. He will be responsible for developing and managing client relationships, particularly focusing on first-time homebuyers.
“Tod... - January 27, 2015
Mars National Bank staff donated over 25 bags of home supplies and $215 to the Butler County Winter Relief Center. The Center helps the homeless in Butler County providing food and overnight shelter during the winter. Supplies donated by Bank staff included water, paper towels, plastic bags, facial tissues,... - January 13, 2015
Mars National Bank staff donated coats and took time to help distribute them through the “Bundle up Butler!” campaign as part of the United Way Day of Caring. Bank staff donated 27 coats and $240 to the effort. On the Day of Caring, nine Bank employees volunteered their time to help organize... - December 04, 2014
The Leadership Butler County class of 2014 was chaired by Mars National Bank’s Assistant Vice President of Finance, Hope Pifer. The 2014 class included Pifer and 21 other individuals from organizations in the county who were tasked with rehabbing the play area of the Victim Outreach Intervention... - December 02, 2014
Mars National Bancorp, Inc. (OTCQX: MNBP), the newly-formed holding company for Mars National Bank, has joined OTCQX®, the best marketplace for established U.S. and international companies. The Bancorp’s stock will trade under the symbol “MNBP” on OTCQX beginning Wednesday, October... - December 02, 2014
Mars National Bank donated $30,000 earmarked for 14 schools or education programs in Allegheny and Butler Counties. The donations were made through the Educational Improvement Tax Credit Program of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Donations included funding for student scholarships and educational improvement... - November 27, 2014
Shawn R. Proper, Senior Vice President, Mortgage and Consumer Lending of Mars National Bank has been appointed to the Pennsylvania Bankers Association’s Mortgage Banking Advisory Committee. The Advisory Committee is responsible to guide, review and recommend education and training programs for... - August 07, 2014