Tompkins Financial Corp Names Scott Gruber as New President of VIST Bank
ITHACA, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Tompkins Financial Corporation (TMP) (TMP NYSE MKT LLC) - Tompkins Financial today announced that Scott L. Gruber has been named President and Chief Operating Officer of VIST Bank, a Tompkins community bank headquartered in Wyomissing, PA. Robert D. Davis, who has served as President and Chief Executive Officer since August, 2005, will continue in his role as Chief Executive Officer, focusing on strategic and transition initiatives, until his retirement on December 31, 2013. At that time, Mr. Gruber will become both President and Chief Executive Officer of VIST Bank. In addition, he will serve as a Corporate Officer and member of the Leadership Team of Tompkins Financial. Mr. Gruber will join the Company on April 30, 2013.
Mr. Gruber brings more than thirty years of banking experience to his position at VIST Bank. He spent the last sixteen years at National Penn Bank, most recently as Group Executive Vice President where he led the Corporate Banking team. Prior to that, Mr. Gruber was President of the Central Region leading the commercial and retail banking businesses with responsibility for 23 community banking offices and two commercial business centers in Berks, Western Montgomery and Schuylkill counties.
We are extremely committed to serving and growing our markets in Southeastern Pennsylvania, stated Stephen S. Romaine, President and CEO of Tompkins Financial. Scott is an outstanding addition to our team. He brings an incredible depth of banking experience, knowledge of the marketplace and the clients he serves, plus a deep commitment to the community. We are absolutely delighted to have him join VIST Bank and the Tompkins organization.
A long-time resident of Southeastern Pennsylvania, Mr. Gruber is actively engaged in the community through his service to a host of organizations including the United Way of Berks County, Boy Scouts of America, and Greater Reading Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
VIST Bank is remarkably well positioned to serve the needs of consumers and businesses in Southeastern Pennsylvania. Im excited about the opportunity to engage with the terrific team at VIST and focus my efforts on working directly with clients to develop and build long standing relationships and grow the client base, said Mr. Gruber.
About VIST Bank
VIST Bank has 20 locations in the Southeast region of Pennsylvania. Bank services include complete lines of consumer deposit accounts and loans, business accounts and loans, as well as trust and investment services and leasing. Insurance services are offered through Tompkins Insurance, and wealth management services are offered through VIST Capital Management. Further information about the bank is available at www.vistbank.com.
About Tompkins Financial Corp
Tompkins Financial Corporation is a financial services company with $4.8 billion in assets serving the Central, Western, and Hudson Valley regions of New York State and the Southeastern region of Pennsylvania. Headquartered in Ithaca, NY, Tompkins Financial is parent to Tompkins Trust Company, The Bank of Castile, Mahopac National Bank, VIST Bank, Tompkins Insurance Agencies, Inc., and Tompkins Financial Advisors. Each Tompkins Financial subsidiary operates with a community focus and local decision-making, meeting the unique needs of the customers and communities it serves. Founded in 1836, Tompkins has a strong record of creating long-term value for shareholders, clients and communities. For more information on Tompkins Financial, visit www.tompkinsfinancial.com.
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