F.N.B. named the regional leadership for its commercial credit function serving the company’s new markets in North Carolina and South Carolina, entered through the recently completed acquisition of Yadkin Financial.

Stephen Grossbauer will lead FNB’s regional credit team in the role of senior vice president and senior credit officer. To be based in Raleigh, NC, Grossbauer brings more than 30 years of financial services experience in a variety of credit-related roles, most recently as a senior credit officer for FNB and including more than 20 years at one of the nation’s largest commercial banks.

A number of experienced Yadkin professionals were also named to roles managing regional credit processes. Responsibility for FNB’s credit portfolio in its regions across North Carolina and South Carolina will be shared by regional credit officers Mason Hawfield, Larry Clark, Jeffrey Cramer, Edwin Shuford and Michael Hendricks.

“Leveraging FNB’s regional model, our credit professionals in North and South Carolina will work with our local banking teams to provide timely in-market credit decisions,” said Gary L. Guerrieri, chief credit officer of F.N.B. “We are confident that Steve’s experience with FNB and our regional teams’ extensive knowledge of the market will be an ideal combination to further our efforts to deploy capital efficiently, responsibly and in line with our strong credit culture.”

Pittsburgh, based F.N.B. is a diversified financial services company operating in eight states.