Daily News: August 8, 2019

Northwest Names Reitzes Head of Commercial Banking


Mark T. Reitzes has been named executive vice president and head of Commercial Banking for Northwest Bank.

Reitzes will develop and execute Northwest’s commercial banking strategy, including a comprehensive and consistent sales delivery model across the bank’s footprint, as well as new commercial products and services.
During his 36-year career, Reitzes has gained extensive knowledge and experience serving in various roles in commercial and retail banking, including Commercial Banking Division head and, subsequently, regional president, for Huntington National Bank’s Southern Ohio/Kentucky Region.

Reitzes also served as president and CEO of Cheviot Savings Bank, a $575 million community bank in Cincinnati. His background also includes supervisory regulatory experience with The Office of Thrift Supervision (OTS) and with the Cincinnati office of KPMG as a CPA in the Financial Institutions practice.

“Mr. Reitzes is an experienced banker with an extensive commercial background. He will add a tremendous amount of value to our organization and is uniquely qualified to lead our Commercial Banking efforts as we continue to profitably grow and expand,” said Ronald J. Seiffert, Northwest chairman, president and CEO.

Northwest Bank operates 172 full-service offices and 10 free-standing drive through locations.