WesBanco Announces Opening of Residential Mortgage Origination Office in Nashville Area

Wheeling, W.Va., March 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — WesBanco, Inc. (Nasdaq: WSBC), a diversified, multi-state banking holding company, announced that it has continued to successfully execute its strategy to seek additional long-term growth opportunities thanks to the opening of a loan production office, initially focused on residential mortgage credit, within the Nashville region.

“WesBanco is focused on delivering long-term sustainable growth to our shareholders through strong execution of our distinct strategies, including opening loan origination offices in key markets adjacent to our footprint,” said declared Todd F. Clossin, Chairman and CEO of WesBanco. “We have spent the past 150 years nurturing relationships with our neighbors and local businesses, and we look forward to doing the same in the Nashville region. By keeping in touch with our local banking roots, we have been able to deliver a best-in-class financial institutional experience in all of our markets. I am excited about the opportunities our new loan production office provides to continue this success.”

Mr. Clossin continued, “Additionally, WesBanco was recently named by Forbes as one of the Best Banks and Best Midsize Employers in the United States. In fact, we were the only mid-sized bank to make the top ten in financial performance and employer of choice. We are focused on providing top-notch service to our customers and we believe the only way to do that is to create an environment in which our people are prepared to succeed. These recognitions prove to our current customers and members of community looking for a new partner banking service, that WesBanco has the capabilities and track record to ensure continued financial success.”

In addition, WesBanco’s banking subsidiary, WesBanco Bank, has hired Rick Trew as Vice President, Residential Lending and Regional Sales Manager for Nashville area office. In this role, Mr. Trew will be responsible for building a high performing mortgage team and managing mortgage origination activities to provide ongoing support to WesBanco’s vision and mission statements.

“We are delighted to welcome Rick Trew to our organization as our Nashville regional sales manager,” said Ed Hensley, executive vice president of WesBanco and director of residential loans. “Rick is a strong leader, who brings a wealth of experience and success to WesBanco. We look forward to the opportunities he presents to us as we enter the Nashville region a success.”

Mr. Trew brings more than 15 years of banking and mortgage lending experience to WesBanco, including in regional leadership roles. He brings strong leadership expertise having successfully recruited and led retail mortgage teams within Tennessee and throughout the Southeast. Rick will be temporarily located at 412 Golden Bear Court in Murfreesboro, TN ahead of the opening of a permanent location later this year in Brentwood, Tennessee.

WesBanco prides itself on offering great banking capabilities with a community banking feel. Its services include the full range of online and mobile banking options; business and personal transaction account options and competitive lending services; a full range of commercial banking products and services; and trust, wealth management, securities brokerage and private banking services through the century-old Trust and Investment Services department.

About WesBanco, Inc.
Founded in 1870, WesBanco, Inc. (www.wesbanco.com) is a diversified and balanced financial services company that offers deep banking capabilities with a community banking feel. Our distinct long-term growth strategies are based on unique sustainable advantages allowing us to span six states with significant market share. Building on our Better Banking Pledge, our customer-centric service culture is focused on developing long-term relationships by committing to meeting all personal and business customer needs effectively and efficiently. Additionally, our strong financial performance and focus on our people have earned us recognition by Forbes as one of America’s Best Midsize Banks and Employers – the only midsize bank in be in the top 10 of both rankings. In addition to a full range of online and mobile banking options and a full range of commercial products and services, WesBanco provides trust, wealth management, securities brokerage and private banking services through the through our century-old fiduciary and investment services department, with approximately $5.6 billion assets under management (at the 31st of December, 2021). WesBanco’s banking subsidiary, WesBanco Bank, Inc., operates 205 financial centers in the states of Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia. In addition, WesBanco operates an insurance agency, WesBanco Insurance Services, Inc., and a full-service broker/dealer, WesBanco Securities, Inc.

SOURCEWesBanco, Inc.

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