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CITIZENS NAMED A TOP 100 PERFORMING BANK IN THE NATION

Citizens Bank of West Virginia was recognized for the fourth consecutive year by American Banker magazine in the top-performing publicly trading banks under $2 billion of assets in the nation. Citizens Bank moved up in ranking to 25th on the prestigious Top 100 nationwide list and #1 among West Virginia banks. Citizens ranked 26th in 2023, 44th in 2022 and 64th in 2021.

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 CITIZENS BANK OF WV CELEBRATES 100 YEARS OF COMMUNITY BANKING

January 22, 2024, Citizens Bank of West Virginia commemorated the organization’s 100th anniversary. Established in 1924, during the era that ushered in following World War I, its founders focused on the mission of assisting the financial needs of its depositors, large and small, who were mostly employed in the prospering timber, coal, and railroad industries in Randolph County.

Immersed in a century of historical significance of providing quality financial products and services for the communities it serves, Citizens is extremely proud of its many bank firsts it brought to the region including the first drive-in window, trust department, drive-thru, ATM, and mobile banking.

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Welcome Anthony Ricottilli
RICOTTILLI NAMED VICE PRESIDENT & CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER AT CITIZENS BANK

Citizens Bank of West Virginia President & CEO Nathaniel S. Bonnell recently announced Anthony N. Ricottilli has joined the organization as Vice President & Chief Financial Officer. He will also serve as Treasurer of Citizens Financial Corp., the Bank’s holding company.

Ricottilli brings extensive experience in accounting, financial reporting, and banking.

“We are excited to welcome Anthony to the Citizens Bank team as our new CFO,” said Bonnell. “He is a results-driven leader with a deep understanding of the banking industry. We look forward to his contributions and insights as we continue to grow, succeed, and build on our 100-year history.”

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