North Canton, Ohio - Premier Bank & Trust announces that Jim Tressel submitted his resignation from the Ohio Legacy Bank and Premier Bank & Trust board of directors, after serving on both boards for over two years. The decision came after Tressel accepted his new position as President of Youngstown State University.
“It was a tremendous honor and privilege to serve with the outstanding board and management team at Premier," said Tressel, president of Youngstown State University. "I learned so many lessons from my colleagues on the board and most especially from the dynamic leadership team of Rick Hull and Denise Penz. The great folks at Youngstown State University will be keeping me very busy, and I will take lessons learned at Premier and apply them every day,”
During his two years on the board, Tressel was involved with the bank and sat on the bank’s trust committee. He also spoke at bank and community functions promoting teamwork in the journey to success.
Rick Hull, Premier Bank & Trust President and CEO, said, “Jim is an outstanding leader and I am confident he will be very successful at YSU. We wish him the best and he will always have the support of the Premier Bank team.”