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

60 2003 Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer

William Harvey

47 2014 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Executive Vice President - Technology, Operations, Finance, Support Division

Steven Fisher

56 2014 Senior Executive Vice President - Production, Chief Revenue Officer

Timothy Huber

56 2011 Executive Vice President, Chief Lending Officer

Deborah Chadsey

56 2012 Independent Director

Timothy Fannin

60 2013 Independent Director

A. Paul King

70 2001 Independent Director

Richard McDowell

70 1972 Independent Director

William McKnight

62 2013 Independent Director

John Meegan

54 2010 Independent Director

Sonia Probst

55 2011 Independent Director

Philip Tredway

65 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 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 upon joining the bank in 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, Senior Executive Vice President - Technology, Operations, Finance, Support Division 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 Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Steven Fisher

Mr. Steven G. Fisher serves as Senior Executive Vice President - Production, Chief Revenue Officer 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.

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 as well as 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.

Timothy Fannin

Mr. Timothy B. Fannin is Independent Director of Northwest Bancshares Inc. He is a partner in the firm Catalano, Case, Catalano & Fannin, Certified Public Accountants headquartered in Clearfield, Pennsylvania where he has worked since 1986. Mr. Fannin is a U.S. Army Veteran and graduated from the University of Pittsburgh with a BS in Business/Public Administration and holds an MBA from Clarion University of Pennsylvania. He holds the designations of Certified Public Accountant in the State of Pennsylvania, Certified Valuation Analyst, and is Certified in Financial Forensics. In addition, he was an adjunct Professor of Accounting and Finance at Pennsylvania State University from 2007 to 2009. He has been an Advisory Board Member of Northwest Savings Bank since 1998. Mr. Fannin’s public accounting background and professional designations will assist the Board in its oversight of the audit, tax, financial reporting and risk management areas.

A. Paul King

Dr. A. Paul King serves as an Independent Director of Northwest Bancshares Inc. He 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. Dr. King’s knowledge of running a small business and the Erie, Pennsylvania business environment provide an important perspective to the Board of Directors.

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.

William McKnight

Mr. William F. McKnight is Independent Director of Northwest Bancshares Inc. He has been the controller for Interstate Chemical Company, Inc. in Hermitage, Pennsylvania since 2006. Prior to joining Interstate Chemical Company, Inc. he was a partner with the CPA firm McGill, Power, Bell & Associates where he specialized in tax planning and advising. Mr. McKnight holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Management from Drake University and is a Certified Public Accountant. He has been a member of Northwest Savings Bank’s Meadville Advisory Board since September 2002. Mr. McKnight’s industry experience and background in tax and public accounting will assist the Board in its oversight of the audit, tax, financial reporting and risk management areas.

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, having worked for KPMG LLP in New York City, 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 highly 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 and the Steering Committee for “Leadership Warren County.” Ms. Probst brings to the Board firsthand experience in managing compliance, finance and operations in a diverse, highly regulated, multiple service organization.

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 Board member of the Manufacturers and Business Association of Erie, Pennsylvania and past Board member and Treasurer of the Erie Community Foundation. He holds both BA and MBA degrees in Finance from Lehigh University. Mr. Tredway has extensive knowledge of financial reporting issues and his term on the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland advisory board provides insight into regional economic conditions, the banking industry, and the regulatory environment.

Basic Compensation

Options Compensation

Name Options Value

William Wagner

75,850 401,481

William Harvey

56,870 251,207

Steven Fisher

11,475 32,819

Timothy Huber

37,180 74,267

Deborah Chadsey

0 0

Timothy Fannin

0 0

A. Paul King

0 0

Richard McDowell

0 0

William McKnight

0 0

John Meegan

0 0

Sonia Probst

0 0

Philip Tredway

0 0
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