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Ohio Valley Banc Corp (OVBC.OQ)

OVBC.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Market

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Jeffrey Smith

62 2012 Chairman of the Board

Thomas Wiseman

56 2012 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Scott Shockey

45 2004 Chief Financial Officer, Vice President; Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the Bank

Larry Miller

51 2015 Chief Operating Officer of the Company and the Bank

Katrinka Hart

55 2011 Senior Vice President, Chief Lending Officer; Executive Vice President and Chief Lending Officer of the Bank

David Thomas

59 2010 Lead Independent Director

Brent Eastman

2016 Director

Anna Barnitz

52 2003 Independent Director

Steven Chapman

68 2001 Independent Director

Harold Howe

64 2005 Independent Director

Brent Saunders

57 2003 Independent Director

Lannes Williamson

70 2000 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Jeffrey Smith

Mr. Jeffrey E. Smith is Chairman of the Board of Ohio Valley Banc Corp. He served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Company from January 2010 until May 2012. Between April 2000 and December 2009 he served as the Company’s President and CEO. He has been employed in numerous capacities with the Company since 1973. Mr. Smith is a member of the Executive and Management Enterprise Risk Committees, and an Ex Officio member of the Company’s Board Enterprise Risk Committee. In addition, he is a member of the Executive, Trust and Asset Liability Committees of Ohio Valley Bank. He is currently serving on the American Bankers Association’s Community Bankers Council as a member of the Administrative Committee, following a three-year term on the American Bankers Association’s Community Bankers Council, and in 2014 was elected Chairman of the Council. Mr. Smith is a past Chairman of the University of Rio Grande Board of Trustees and has served as a member of the University of Rio Grande Board of Trustees for over 25 years. Presently, he is also a member of the Finance and Investment Committee for the University of Rio Grande. Throughout his career, Mr. Smith has served on the boards of a number of community and nonprofit organizations.

Thomas Wiseman

Mr. Thomas E. Wiseman is the President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Ohio Valley Banc Corp. He served as President and Chief Operating Officer (COO) of the Company from January 2010 until May 2012. Mr. Wiseman is also President of the Company’s subsidiary, Ohio Valley Financial Services Agency, LLC, since March 2010. From 1980 until becoming President and COO of the Company, Mr. Wiseman served as President of The Wiseman Agency, Inc., a successful insurance and financial services company and one of the largest independent insurance agencies by premium volume in southern Ohio and northwestern West Virginia. The agency operates primarily in the same footprint as does the Company, which gives Mr. Wiseman a unique perspective of the Company’s market. Mr. Wiseman has over 30 years of risk management experience, working with a variety of businesses from small retail stores to nationally recognized companies. He has extensive experience in analyzing risk both on the balance sheet as well as the income statement. Mr. Wiseman has served as the past president of the Independent Insurance Agents of Ohio, Gallia County Area Chamber of Commerce, Gallia County Community Improvement Corporation and the Gallipolis Rotary Club. He has been a past director of the Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers of America, Southeastern Ohio Regional Council, University of Rio Grande (Emerson E. Evans School of Business), Century Surety Insurance Company, French Art Colony and Holzer Vanguard. Mr. Wiseman has been the past chairman of the United Way of Gallia County and the Care Committee for new schools.

Scott Shockey

Mr. Scott W. Shockey is Chief Financial Officer, Vice President of Ohio Valley Banc Corp. He served as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the Company and Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the Bank from December 2004 to May 2014 and Assistant Treasurer of the Company from April 2001 to December 2004, he also served as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the Bank from April 2001 to December 2004 and Vice President of the Company’s subsidiary, OVBC Captive, Inc., since July 2014.

Larry Miller

Mr. Larry E. Miller, II, is the Chief Operating Officer of Ohio Valley Banc Corp. ("OVBC") and The Ohio Valley Bank Company (the "Bank"). He was the Senior Vice President, Secretary of Ohio Valley Banc Corp. He served as Executive Vice President and Secretary of the Bank since December 2007 and Senior Vice President and Treasurer of the Company from April 2000 to December 2007 and Executive Vice President and Treasurer of the Bank from April 2000 to December 2007.

Katrinka Hart

Ms. Katrinka V. Hart is Senior Vice President, Chief Lending Officer of Ohio Valley Banc Corp. She serves as Senior Vice President and Chief Lending Officer of the Company and Executive Vice President and Chief Lending Officer of the Bank from April 2011 to December 2014, Senior Vice President and Risk Management Officer of the Company from April 2004 to April 2011 andExecutive Vice President and Risk Management Officer of the Bank from December 2003 to April 2011 and Director of the Company’s subsidiary, Loan Central, Inc. since May 2007.

David Thomas

Mr. David W. Thomas is an Lead Independent Director of Ohio Valley Banc Corp. Mr. Thomas is retired Chief Examiner for the Ohio Division of Financial Institutions (ODFI). In his 30 years with the ODFI, Mr. Thomas gained extensive knowledge in the areas of bank supervision and regulation. He is very adept at interpreting banking laws, regulations and rules. Banking regulation seems to be expanding exponentially, making Mr. Thomas’s expertise in this area very valuable to the Company. Mr. Thomas has an excellent grasp of the most challenging issues facing the financial services industry as well as the risk management principles essential to profitably manage those challenges. He is also skilled in analyzing corporate and bank financial statements, which is key to effective cash flow analysis. In January 2010, Mr. Thomas became the Company’s Lead Independent Director.

Brent Eastman

Mr. Brent R. Eastman has appointed as Director of the Company. effective April, 4 2016. He began his career as a clerk at Ohio Valley Supermarkets in 1980, moving up through the ranks to eventually become president and co-owner in 2005. He is also a partner and co-owner of Eastman Enterprises, a land and development company established in 1996. Ohio Valley Supermarkets operates 11 retail store locations with 300 employees in southeasternOhioand western West Virginia. Eastman has served as a director of the Gallia County Agricultural Society for 15 years and a member of theGallia CountyBoard of Health for seven years.

Anna Barnitz

Mrs. Anna P. Barnitz is Independent Director of Ohio Valley Banc Corp. Mrs. Barnitz has served since 1988 as the Treasurer and Chief Financial Officer at Bob’s Market and Greenhouses, Inc., a multimillion dollar wholesale distributor of horticultural products with retail landscaping stores. From 1985 until 1988 she served as a Senior Auditor for Charleston National Bank and Key Centurion Bancshares. In the early 1990’s, she served on the BankOne N.A. Point Pleasant, West Virginia Board. Since 1997 she has been a member of Ohio Valley Bank’s West Virginia Advisory Board.

Steven Chapman

Mr. Steven B. Chapman, CPA., is Independent Director of Ohio Valley Banc Corp. Mr. Chapman is a retired certified public accountant. He was in public practice for over 40 years, performing business advisory services, and preparing taxes in all areas. Mr. Chapman is a past partner with Chapman & Burris CPA’s LLC. Additionally, he has assisted in organizing various nonprofit and profit motivated entities. He has developed and currently participates in the management of various real estate, residential and commercial projects. Prior to establishing his own firm, Mr. Chapman had over 5 years of “Big 8” experience, including industrial, commercial and bank audit expertise. He served as Chairman of the Board for the University of Rio Grande for two years and has been a member of that board in excess of 10 years. Mr. Chapman is the Chairman of the Boards of Holzer Hospital and Holzer Hospital of Jackson, Ohio with over 1,500 employees.

Harold Howe

Mr. Harold A. Howe is Independent Director of Ohio Valley Banc Corp. Mr. Howe is a self-employed businessman with an emphasis in real estate investment and rental property. He also owns several small businesses in the Jackson, Ohio area. As such he understands the demands and needs of small businesses, which are a key constituent of the Company. Mr. Howe has 30 years of banking experience with the former Jackson Savings Bank, serving as president for 8 of those years. During his tenure at Jackson Savings Bank, Mr. Howe presided over the Jackson Savings Bank’s conversion to a stock company as well as the sale of Jackson Savings Bank to the Company in December 1998 and its subsequent merger into the Company in November 2000. Because of Mr. Howe’s background and experience, he is very familiar with the various challenges that must be overcome to be successful in the financial services industry. He is very active in the community of Jackson, Ohio, serving as President of the Jackson Community Improvement Corporation as well as being a member of the Metropolitan Housing Board.

Brent Saunders

Mr. Brent A. Saunders is Independent Director of Ohio Valley Banc Corp. Mr. Saunders began practicing law in Gallia County, Ohio in 1983. In 1985, he became a partner in the law firm of Halliday, Sheets and Saunders. In addition, he has held several public positions, including Gallipolis City Solicitor and Gallia County Prosecuting Attorney. Mr. Saunders’ fields of expertise include the following areas of the law: contracts, deeds, mortgages, title searches, corporations and foreclosures. In July 2009, he was named President and CEO of Holzer Consolidated Health Systems. He was elected full-time Chairman of the Board of Directors of Holzer Health System in March 2012. Holzer is a significant employer in the Company’s market. Mr. Saunders currently serves as a member of the University of Rio Grande Board of Trustees. He is a member of the following committees of the Company.

Lannes Williamson

Mr. Lannes C. Williamson is Independent Director of Ohio Valley Banc Corp. Mr. Williamson is the retired President of L. Williamson Pallets, Inc., which, prior to its sale in 2012, was a West Virginia sawmill and wood pallet manufacturing business. Prior to his retirement, Mr. Williamson owned and operated this business for over 40 years. Consistent with small business ownership, his responsibilities have encompassed every aspect from procurement to sales; from equipment selection to production; from efficiencies to human relations; from financial to regulatory. Mr. Williamson has significant experience doing business with the U.S. Government. His experience as a small business owner and U.S. Government contractor enables him to make informed contributions involving financial requests from small business customers, including certification by and sales to the federal government. Mr. Williamson continues to serve as a consultant to Millwood Inc., a leading provider of pallets, innovative unit load and industrial packaging products, systems and services. He has been and is involved in a myriad of forestry related organizations, such as past president and multiple year executive board member, West Virginia Forestry Association, currently serving as its immediate past President; Board of Directors of National Wooden Pallet and Container Association; Past Chair Industry Advisory Board – Center for Unit Load Design-VT; Strategic Plan Development for West Virginia Forests; and citizen member of the West Virginia Forest Management Review Commission.

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