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FIRST FEDERAL COMMUNITY BANK DONATES $500 TO THE INDIAN VALLEY AND CLAYMONT ATHLETIC DEPARTMENTS

Dover, OH First Federal Community Bank presented Athletic Directors; Justin Jones of Claymont Local Schools and Bill Love of Indian Valley Local Schools with a check for $500 each at last week’s rivalry game! First Federal is proud to be investing in the Twin City’s Community and invites you to check out their newest location at 202 E. Third Street in Uhrichsville; scheduled to open November 5th.

KATIE CONIGLIO PROMOTED TO DIRECTOR OF TRAINING

11/30/18

We are pleased to announce the promotion of Katie Coniglio to Director of Training. “Due to our tremendous growth and recent expansion of our Mortgage services into Stark County, the addition of our newest location in Uhrichsville, and our unwavering commitment to provide exceptional customer service, we saw a need for a position dedicated to onboarding new hires as well as training and development for existing staff.  Stated Trent Troyer, President & CEO.

Katie began her career at First Federal Community Bank in November 2011 as a teller at the Dover office. She then became the Float Teller, traveling to all offices assisting as needed. Recently she served as a Financial Service Representative, opening new accounts and problem solving for new and existing customers.   “My role here has changed many times however, my goal remains the same; to provide outstanding customer service, from our largest commercial accounts to a first-time account holder. I look forward to working with the entire First Federal team to assure our customers receive the personalized service they have come to expect and  look forward to new challenges in my career with the bank” stated Katie. In her free time Katie enjoys reading, gardening and going on adventures with her family. She resides in New Philadelphia with her husband Vince, daughter Shaelyn, and their dog Romeo.

CORY PARKER JOINS FIRST FED TEAM

11/30/18

We are pleased to announce the addition of Cory Parker (NMLS# 1810696) as Mortgage Loan Originator. Cory is committed to meeting the needs of Tuscarawas County residents whenever and wherever they need! First Federal offers a wide range of residential mortgage loan products allowing customers to purchase, refinance or build the home of their dreams.  Home Equity Lines of Credit also provide for the ability for customers to use the equity they have built up in their home for home improvements or other uses. The bank has an online residential mortgage loan application available for borrowers to apply for mortgage loans 24/7 through the bank’s secure website.

“We are very excited to add Cory to the First Federal team” said Kerry Egler-Whytsell, Vice President of Mortgage Banking.  “Cory has a passion for the Tuscarawas County community and is a welcome addition to our Residential Mortgage Department.” 

Cory comes to First Federal with over 11 years of prior sales and finance experience with Parkway Honda. He is a graduate of New Philadelphia High School. Cory and his wife, Danea reside in Dover with their three children (Trent 8, Kendal 6 and Brielle 2). He joined the First Federal Team “because of their strong ties to the community and emphasis on customer service”. He looks forward to building strong relationships with his customers and providing great mortgage services. Cory can be reached by calling 330.663-6100 or at cparker@firstfed.com

FIRST FEDERAL COMMUNITY BANK ANNOUNCES THE PROMOTION OF MATT STEIN

11/30/18

DOVER, OH: First Federal Community Bank announced today that at the annual meetings of the bank and holding company, that Matt Stein received a promotion to Banking Officer:

Mr. Stein has been with First Federal for five years, serving as a commercial loan officer. Matt is responsible for serving the business needs of our western Tuscarawas and Holmes County customers.  He is a graduate of Garaway High School and Holmes County Leadership program and presently serves within the Garaway sports programs and Grace Church Ministries.  Matt lives is Sugarcreek with his wife Jess and their children, Blakely and Quinn.

First Federal Community Bank, a subsidiary of FFD Financial Corporation, presently has offices at 321 N. Wooster Ave., Dover, 902 Boulevard Dover, 244 W. High Ave., New Philadelphia, 1047 W. Main St., Sugarcreek, 7789 CR 77, Mt. Hope and 4737 U.S. Route  Berlin. The bank is opening an office at 202 E. Third St., Uhrichsville on November 5th. The company is based in Dover its stock is traded on OTC Markets under the symbol FFDF.

First Federal Community Bank Has Received Regulatory Approval and Welcomes Kathy Norman to Head New Uhrichsville Location

11/30/18

DOVER, OHIO - First Federal Community Bank, National Association, today announced that First Federal has received regulatory approval from the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) to establish a branch in Uhrichsville, OH. Federally insured banks must seek the approval of their primary federal regulator when seeking to open an office in a new market. 

"We were pleased to get such a swift approval from the OCC to move into Uhrichsville" said Trent Troyer, President & CEO.  "It keeps us on target to open as soon as possible this fall. at 202 E. Third Street. We are very excited about this opportunity to expand our Tuscarawas County presence. The Uhrichsville community is a vital area whose core values of hard work and tradition align with First Federal’s.  Therefore, it was a natural fit that we would chose to expand our services in this market. Our experience with individuals and businesses in the Uhrichsville-Dennison area has been tremendous, and we are appreciative of the customers that have chosen to bank with us and are eager to welcome new customers in the area into the First Federal family!”

Sally O’Donnell, Senior Vice President started her banking career as a teller at the Uhrichsville Office of United Bank.  “It seems like just yesterday that I started my career in banking” said O’Donnell.  “I am very excited to see my career come full circle back to the community where I started in banking.”   Sally is in charge of all First Federal’s branch locations and will work closely with Kathy Norman, Branch Manager, to bring our full array of banking services to Twin City residents.

Kathy Norman is a longtime resident of the Twin Cities.  She and her husband, Andy, have two grown children; Drew Norman of Dublin Ohio, a Civil Engineer and Graduate of The Ohio State University where he played football for the Buckeyes and Major Tony “Blitz” (Dara) Norman, who is a Graduate of the United States Air Force Academy and proudly serves in the Air Force as an F-16 Pilot and previously played football for the Falcons as well. Kathy is heavily invested in her community.  Some of her activities include: organist and Adult Choir member at Immaculate Conception Parish in Dennison; Twin City Chamber of Commerce, Tuscarawas County Chamber of Commerce, Village of Dennison 922 Days Committee; 922 Days Food Drive Coordinator; St. Mary’s Festival Chairperson; Tuscarawas Central Catholic High School Finance & Foundation Committees and Junior High Track Coach.  Kathy also serves as the Fiscal Officer for the Village of Dennison; a position she will continue to hold. First Federal is proud to welcome Kathy Norman to our Team!

iBanking integrates with Quicken and QuickBooks...FREE!

08/03/18

We are happy to announce that our iBanking is now able to integrate with Quicken and QuickBooks, supporting both web and direct connect.  For web connect clients, users can download account history from within iBanking, Quicken or QuickBooks,  Direct connect offers users with more advanced options, including the ability to pay bills and complete transfers from within QuickBooks and Quicken. Please direct all inquiries to Christina Grove at 330.364.7777. 

THIS SERVICE IS FREE TO OUR CUSTOMERS!

The Quaker Foundation Welcomes First Federal Community Bank's President & CEO, Trent Troyer to their Board

08/03/18

Trent currently serves as President & CEO of FFD Financial Corporation and First Federal Community Bank National Association in Dover Ohio.  He has been in banking for 34 years and has served as President of FFD and First Federal since 2000.  Actively involved in the community and industry activities, he presently serves the boards of: Tuscarawas County Community Improvement Corporation (CIC), Ohio BankPac, and Connecticut Online Computer Center, Inc. (COCC).  He serves the banking industry as a  member of American Bankers Association Community Bankers Council, ex-officio member of the Ohio Bankers League Board of Directors (where he previously served as Chairman in 2013). He also presently is involved as a member of the New Philadelphia-Dover Kiwanis Club; Association of Ohio Commodores; and a member of the Ohio Bankers League Government Relations Council.  He previously provided leadership roles to the United Way of Tuscarawas County; Tuscarawas County Chamber of Commerce; Ohio BankPac; American Heart Association; Kiwanis International District 17; Dover Alliance Church; New Philadelphia City Schools Financial Advisory Committee; and the Small Business Development Center Advisory Board.  He is a 1981 Graduate of New Philadelphia High School and has degrees from Kent State University and Ashland University. He also graduated from American Bankers Association's Stonier Graduate School of Banking at Georgetown University.  He has been married to his wife, Tammie for 31 years and they have three grown children.

FFD Financial Declares Quarterly Dividend

08/03/18

FFD FINANCIAL CORPORATION (OTC Markets: FFDF) announced that the Board of Directors declared a dividend of thirty-two cents ($0.32) per share to shareholders of record on August 1, 2018, payable on August 15, 2018.  The rate of $0.32 per share represents an increase of three and a half cents ($0.035), or 12.3% over the dividend paid for the same period the prior year and represents an approximate 2.72% annualized dividend yield based on the most recent closing share price of $47.05.  This is the ninetieth consecutive quarter FFD Financial Corporation has paid a dividend.

New First Federal Office Opening Soon in Uhrichsville!

06/08/18

DOVER, OHIO - FFD Financial Corporation (OTC: FFDF). FFD, parent company of First Federal Community Bank, National Association, today announced that First Federal has signed a purchase agreement for 302 E. Third Street, Uhrichsville, OH with the intent to build a new branch location by Spring, 2019. In the interim, First Federal has applied for regulatory approval and plans to open an office at 202 E. Third Street, Uhrichsville, OH this Fall.  

 “We are very excited about this opportunity to expand our Tuscarawas County presence” said Trent Troyer, President & CEO of First Federal.  “During our recent strategic planning process, we evaluated additional opportunities to bring quality community banking to the people of Tuscarawas County. The Uhrichsville community is a vital area whose core values of hard work and tradition align with First Federal’s.  Therefore, it was a natural fit that we would chose to expand our services in this market. Our experience with individuals and businesses in the Uhrichsville-Dennison area has been tremendous, and we are appreciative of the customers that have chosen to bank with us and are eager to welcome new customers in the area into the First Federal family!”

Sally O’Donnell, Senior Vice President started her banking career as a teller at the Uhrichsville Office of United Bank. “It seems like just yesterday that I started my career in banking” said O’Donnell.  “I am very excited to see my career come full circle back to the community where I started in banking.”   Sally is in charge of all of First Federal’s branch locations and will be responsible for this newest office for the Bank.

First Federal offers a wide array of online banking services including account origination, online bill pay and direct deposit. With our Mobile App your account information is always at your fingertips. We also offer reimbursement for foreign ATM fees through our Kasasa Cash account; making banking with us your FIRST choice! For more information concerning our banking services, visit our website at firstfed.com or contact us at 922-4444.  We look forward to serving you!

FFD Financial Corporation is traded on the Over the Counter Markets under the symbol FFDF. First Federal Community Bank has full service offices in downtown Dover, downtown New Philadelphia, on the Boulevard in Dover, in Sugarcreek Berlin, and in Mt. Hope.  First Federal earned a Bauer Financial 5-Star Superior rating, denoting the highest level of strength, safety, and performance.  FFD maintains an interactive web site at firstfed.com.