Emerging Leaders United Meet and Greet

Peoples Bank donates $5,000 to United Way Emerging Leaders United Program

Donation will serve as a matching program for Emerging Leaders


Emerging Leaders United (ELU) is a diverse group of young professionals, under age 45, that seek to influence lasting change in Central WV through volunteerism, advocacy, and philanthropy. Throughout the year, our members will gain access to hands-on volunteer opportunities to connect and serve with others, invitations to networking events with community leaders and leadership development opportunities. Visit our webpage at https://www.unitedwaycwv.org/emerging-leaders  to learn more about the United Way in action and the Peoples Bank donation match program. Emerging Leaders United is led by a volunteer committee chaired by Adam Perry, Morgan Stanley, Devon Lopez, Unite Us, Ross Esposito, General Manager with Enterprise, and Ryan Welch, Peoples Bank Vice President and Charleston Regional Manager.

 “Peoples Bank is excited to start a partnership with United Way of Central West Virginia as we recently expanded into the area with 8 bank branches in United Way of Central West Virginia’s footprint. Commitment to Community is a core value of Peoples Bank and the Emerging Leader Program will assist in helping professionals under 45 interested in improving their community get started,” said Ryan Welch.

Peoples Bancorp Inc. ("Peoples",Nasdaq: PEBO) is a diversified financial services holding company that makes available a complete line of banking, trust and investment, insurance, premium financing and equipment leasing solutions through its subsidiaries. Peoples has been headquartered in Marietta, Ohio since 1902.  Peoples had $7.1 billion in total assets as of September 30, 2021, and 135 locations, including 120 full-service bank branches in Ohio, West Virginia, Kentucky, Virginia, Washington D.C. and Maryland.  Peoples' vision is to be the Best Community Bank in America and is one of only sixteen banks nationwide to be recognized by Forbes in 2021 as a Best-In-State Bank in more than one state. Peoples is a member of the Russell 3000 index of U.S. publicly-traded companies.  Peoples offers services through Peoples Bank (which includes the divisions of Peoples Investment Services, Peoples Premium Finance and North Star Leasing) and Peoples Insurance Agency, LLC.

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