People: Northwest Bancshares Inc (NWBI.OQ)

NWBI.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Select Market

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

William Wagner

59 2003 Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer

William Harvey

46 2007 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President - Finance

Gregory LaRocca

62 Executive Vice President, Corporate Secretary

Steven Fisher

55 Executive Vice President - Banking Services Group

Timothy Huber

55 2011 Executive Vice President, Chief Lending Officer

Richard Carr

71 2003 Lead Independent Director

John Bauer

71 1999 Independent Director

Deborah Chadsey

55 2012 Independent Director

A. Paul King

69 2001 Independent Director

Joseph Long

70 2001 Independent Director

Richard McDowell

69 1972 Independent Director

John Meegan

53 2010 Independent Director

Sonia Probst

54 2011 Independent Director

Philip Tredway

64 2007 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

William Wagner

Mr. William J. Wagner serves as Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer of Northwest Bancshares Inc. He was named President and Chief Executive Officer of Northwest Savings Bank in August 1998, President and Chief Executive Officer of Northwest Bancshares, Inc. in June 2001 and Chairman of the Board of Northwest Savings Bank and Northwest Bancshares, Inc. in July 2003. Mr. Wagner was the Chief Financial Officer of Northwest Savings Bank since 1984 and was named Chief Operating Officer in 1996. Mr. Wagner was appointed Executive Vice President in 1992 and was elected to the Board of Directors in 1994. He serves on the Board of the Warren County Chamber of Business and Industry and the Board of the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford. Mr. Wagner is a certified public accountant and holds a BS degree in accounting from Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

William Harvey

Mr. William W. Harvey, Jr., serves as Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President - Finance of Northwest Bancshares Inc. He has been employed by Northwest Savings Bank since 1996 and currently serves as Executive Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer for Northwest Savings Bank and Northwest Bancshares, Inc. Prior to joining Northwest, Mr. Harvey served as a senior auditor and tax specialist for KPMG LLP in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Mr. Harvey is a certified public accountant and holds a BS degree in accounting from the Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Gregory LaRocca

Mr. Gregory C. LaRocca serves as Executive Vice President, Corporate Secretary of Northwest Bancshares Inc. He was employed by Northwest Savings Bank beginning in 1992, and currently serves as Executive Vice President and Corporate Secretary for Northwest Savings Bank and Northwest Bancshares, Inc. and as manager of the Investment and Trust Services Group. Mr. LaRocca was previously Chief Executive Officer of American Federal Savings, which was acquired by Northwest Savings Bank in March 1992. He holds BA and MBA degrees from Gannon University.

Steven Fisher

Mr. Steven G. Fisher serves as Executive Vice President - Banking Services Group of Northwest Bancshares Inc. He has been employed by Northwest Savings Bank since 1983, most recently as Executive Vice President of the Banking Services Group. He was formerly Senior Vice President of Operations of Northwest Savings Bank. Mr. Fisher holds a BS degree from West Virginia Wesleyan College and is a graduate of the Graduate School of Banking at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Timothy Huber

Mr. Timothy A. Huber serves as Executive Vice President, Chief Lending Officer of Northwest Bancshares Inc. He has been employed by Northwest Savings Bank since 1985, most recently as Executive Vice President and Chief Lending Officer. He was formerly Senior Vice President of the Commercial Lending Division of Northwest Savings Bank. Prior to joining Northwest, Mr. Huber was an examiner with the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency. Mr. Huber holds a BA degree from West Virginia Wesleyan College and an MBA from Penn State University.

Richard Carr

Mr. Richard L. Carr serves as an Lead Independent Director of Northwest Bancshares Inc. He served as Superintendent of the Titusville Area School District, Titusville, Pennsylvania from 1986 until his retirement in 1996. As superintendant, he had responsibility for the management of the financial, facilities, staffing and educational operations of the District. Mr. Carr is a Board member and former Chairman of the Titusville Area Medical Center. He holds BS and M.Ed. degrees from McNeese University and a Superintendent’s Certificate from Penn State University. Mr. Carr was appointed Lead Director of Northwest Bancshares, Inc. in 2003.

John Bauer

Mr. John M. Bauer serves as an Independent Director of Northwest Bancshares Inc. He is co-founder and partner of Contact Technologies, Inc., an electrical component manufacturer in St. Marys, Pennsylvania, where he also served as President from 1999 through 2008. In 2008 he assumed the role of Co-Chairman of the company. Prior to starting his own business, Mr. Bauer served as the Director of Finance for the Stackpole Corporation, where he oversaw the corporate finance and accounting areas. He holds a BBA degree in accounting from St. Bonaventure University.

Deborah Chadsey

Ms. Deborah J. Chadsey serves as an Independent Director of Northwest Bancshares Inc. She is an attorney who has practiced law for over 25 years. She is currently a partner in the Buffalo, New York law firm Kavinoky Cook LLP. Prior to joining Kavinoky Cook LLP, Ms. Chadsey practiced law with Lippes, Silverstein and Phillips, Lytle, both also in Buffalo, New York. She has been on the Northwest Savings Bank Board of Directors since December 2011. In addition, she sits on the Board of Directors for the Western New York Land Conservancy and Kensington-Bailey Neighborhood Housing Services/Gloria Parks Community Center. Ms. Chadsey graduated from Columbia University Law School in New York, New York where she was a Harlen Fiske Stone Scholar and is licensed to practice law in Pennsylvania, New York, and multiple federal district, bankruptcy and appellate courts.

A. Paul King

Dr. A. Paul King serves as an Independent Director of Northwest Bancshares Inc. He is recently retired from Oral Surgery of Erie, Erie, Pennsylvania, where he had been President since 1999, and was Vice President from 1974 through 1999. He was previously a Director of The Heritage Trust Company, which was acquired by Northwest Savings Bank in 2000. Dr. King served as President of both the Erie County Dental Association and the Western Pennsylvania Society of Oral Surgeons. He is a U.S. Army Veteran and received his BA degree from Washington and Jefferson College, and his Medical degree from the University of Pittsburgh.

Joseph Long

Mr. Joseph F. Long serves as an Independent Director of Northwest Bancshares Inc. He has served as President/Treasurer of the Passavant Hospital Foundation in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania since January 2000. He is a member of the Finance Committee for the Foundation and Passavant Hospital. He is also a member of the Audit Committee of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center which consists of 20 Hospitals. Mr. Long is a certified public accountant, and retired as a partner of KPMG LLP in January 2000. During Mr. Long’s 36 years at KPMG LLP he held positions including Regional Partner in charge of thrift practice for the third Federal Home Loan Bank District and partner in charge of financial service assurance based consulting services for KPMG LLP’s mid-Atlantic area. He was also a member of the KPMG LLP firm-wide Audit Committee. Mr. Long’s career in public accounting benefits the Board of Directors in its oversight of financial reporting and disclosure issues. He holds a BS degree in Accounting from Duquesne University.

Richard McDowell

Dr. Richard E. McDowell serves as an Independent Director of Northwest Bancshares Inc. He is President Emeritus of the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford, Bradford, Pennsylvania. He served as President of the University from 1973 until August 2002 and during his tenure he had overall responsibility for the fiscal, academic, funding and facility management of the University’s Bradford Campus. As a member of the University of Pittsburgh’s administration, he served on numerous task forces and committees, and in a variety of University-wide capacities, including the Council of Deans. He is currently an Associate Professor who teaches courses in the departments of biology, management/entrepreneurship, and public relations. Dr. McDowell holds a BS degree from High Point University and MS and PhD. degrees from St. Louis University.

John Meegan

Mr. John P. Meegan serves as an Independent Director of Northwest Bancshares Inc. He is Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Hefren-Tillotson, Inc., a Pittsburgh-based investment management firm. Prior to joining Hefren-Tillotson he held various senior level positions with both regional and national brokerage firms. Mr. Meegan previously served as a director of Prestige Bank, which was acquired by Northwest Savings Bank in 2002. He served on Northwest Savings Bank’s Southwest Region Advisory Board since that time, and in October 2009 he was elected to the Northwest Savings Bank Board of Directors. Mr. Meegan is a certified public accountant, and holds a degree in Economics from Amherst College and an MBA from New York University. He also serves as Chairman of the Financial Responsibility and Uniform Practice Committees for FINRA.

Sonia Probst

Ms. Sonia M. Probst serves as an Independent Director of Northwest Bancshares Inc. She is the retired Chief Executive Officer of the Rouse Estate in Youngsville Pennsylvania, where she was employed for 28 years. The Rouse Estate is a campus of skilled nursing, assisted living and child day care facilities serving western Pennsylvania. In this regulated healthcare environment, she served as Compliance Officer and developed and oversaw the Compliance Program. In addition, she was responsible for: strategic planning; development; revenue growth; compensation and benefit structures; financial and regulatory audits; and investment management of pension, 403(b) and depreciation funds. Ms. Probst earned a BA from Lebanon Valley College and an MSW from West Virginia University. She has served as a Director of Northwest Savings Bank since May 2010. She also serves on the Warren County Chamber of Business and Industry Board of Directors, the Youngsville Revitalization Committee, the Steering Committee for “Leadership Warren County”, and the Warren County Planning and Zoning Commission.

Philip Tredway

Mr. Philip M. Tredway serves as an Independent Director of Northwest Bancshares Inc. He has been President and Chief Executive Officer of Erie Molded Plastics, Inc., Erie, Pennsylvania since 1982. His responsibilities include management and financial reporting for the company. He was recently appointed to the Pittsburgh Region Advisory Board of the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland. He is also a past Chairman and current Board member of the Manufacturers and Business Association of Erie, Pennsylvania and currently serves as a Board member and Treasurer of the Erie Community Foundation. He holds both BA and MBA degrees in Finance from Lehigh University.

Basic Compensation

Options Compensation

Name Options Value

William Wagner

75,850 386,631

William Harvey

39,325 223,693

Gregory LaRocca

29,075 147,796

Steven Fisher

35,575 170,683

Timothy Huber

31,870 59,502

Richard Carr

0 0

John Bauer

0 0

Deborah Chadsey

0 0

A. Paul King

0 0

Joseph Long

0 0

Richard McDowell

0 0

John Meegan

0 0

Sonia Probst

0 0

Philip Tredway

0 0
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