GETTYSBURG, Pa., June 07, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — ACNB Corporation (ACNB), financial holding company for ACNB Bank and ACNB Insurance Services, Inc., announces that Jason H. Weber is now Executive Vice President/Treasurer & Chief Financial Officer of ACNB Corporation and ACNB Bank as of June 1, 2022. As previously announced, Mr. Weber was selected as the successor to David W. Cathel, who announced in September 2021 his intentions to retire from all of his positions with ACNB Corporation and its subsidiaries effective the close of business on May 31, 2022. Weber of Downingtown, PA, joined ACNB Corporation and ACNB Bank on January 31, 2022, as Executive Vice President/Finance for the period until Mr. Cathel’s retirement.
“Mr. Weber has proven to be a valuable addition to our leadership team and we now welcome him as the new Chief Financial Officer of ACNB Corporation and ACNB Bank,” said James P. Helt, ACNB Corporation and ACNB Bank President & Chief Executive Officer. “This role is integral as we move forward with strategic plans for both organic and inorganic growth. When Mr. Weber’s selection was announced in January 2022, it was part of ACNB Corporation’s succession planning for this important position in our organization. We were deliberate in our process and allowed for a period of time to ensure a smooth transition in the management of financial operations for staff and investors.”
Mr. Helt continued, “Mr. Cathel served ACNB Corporation and its subsidiaries, ACNB Bank and ACNB Insurance Services, Inc., as the Corporation’s Chief Financial Officer since 2007. His experience and skills were instrumental as we navigated the Great Recession and two financial institution acquisitions in the Maryland market during his tenure. Today, we now look to Mr. Weber for his knowledge and expertise in addressing the opportunities and challenges of a growing organization as we execute our strategic plans for continued enhancement of shareholder value.”
Mr. Weber commented, “My time with ACNB Corporation has been short; However, I have quickly learned that this is an organization poised to move forward. It is truly exciting to join an organization with such a long-standing history of accomplishments, as well as the potential and vision for significant growth in the years ahead. It is now my privilege to be able to contribute to ACNB Corporation’s future.”
Mr. Weber came to ACNB Corporation from Atlantic Community Bankers Bank in Camp Hill, PA, where he held the position of Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Prior to Atlantic Community Bankers Bank, he served as director of corporate development and financial planning and analysis at Fulton Financial Corporation in Lancaster, PA. A seasoned financial professional, Mr. Weber’s career experience ranges from balance sheet management at a large regional bank to investment banking and sell-side equity research at investment banks. He holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA, and a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in finance from James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA. Mr. Weber’s professional credentials include Certified Public Accountant (CPA-Inactive), Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and Financial Risk Manager (FRM).
ACNB Corporation, headquartered in Gettysburg, PA, is the $2.7 billion financial holding company for the wholly-owned subsidiaries of ACNB Bank, Gettysburg, PA, and ACNB Insurance Services, Inc., Westminster, MD. Originally founded in 1857, ACNB Bank serves its marketplace with banking and wealth management services, including trust and retail brokerage, via a network of 20 community banking offices, located in the four southcentral Pennsylvania counties of Adams, Cumberland, Franklin and York, as well as loan offices in Lancaster and York, PA, and Hunt Valley, MD. As divisions of ACNB Bank operating in Maryland, FCB Bank and NWSB Bank serving the local marketplace with a network of five and six community banking offices located in Frederick County and Carroll County, MD, respectively. ACNB Insurance Services, Inc. is a full-service agency with licenses in 44 states. The agency offers a broad range of property, casualty, health, life and disability insurance serving personal and commercial clients through office locations in Westminster, Germantown and Jarrettsville, MD, and Gettysburg, PA. For more information regarding ACNB Corporation and its subsidiaries, please visit acnb.com.
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June 7, 2022
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