Jeff Wilson, SVP, Chief Lending Officer, has announced the appointment of Thomas C. Thompson III to the position of Business Development Officer.

In this role, "T" is responsible for serving the business communities of the Towanda / Wysox area as a resource for financial planning, and funding their growth and expansion needs.

T. has over 13 years of experience in the banking industry. Prior to joining First Citizens, T. worked as a commercial loan officer for Peoples State Bank for eight years, and has experience working a branch sales associate at M&T Bank.

"T. comes to us with a proven track record of success," stated Jeff Wilson. "His community involvement and knowledge of the market make him an immediate asset for First Citizens. We are excited to have him join our team."

T. is a 2000 graduate of Villanova University, where he earned a finance degree. He is a member of the Towanda Country Club, and is board member for SERVE, Inc.

He resides in Wysox with his wife, Darcy, and their three children, Huntley, Elli and Reese.

First Citizens Community Bank is headquartered in Mansfield and currently operates 17 offices in Tioga, Bradford and Potter counties in Pennsylvania, and Alleghany County, N.Y., as well as loan processing offices in Lock Haven and Dallas, Pa. For more information on First Citizens Community Bank, visit www.firstcitizensbank.com or find us on FaceBook.

Submitted by First Citizens Community Bank