FREE MEMBERSHIP Includes » ABL Advisor eNews + iData Blasts | JOIN NOW ABLAdvisor Gray ABLAdvisor Blue
Skip Navigation LinksHome / Press Releases / Read Press Release


Ohio Valley Banc Announces New CEO, COO

May 23, 2022, 07:00 AM
Related: Banking News

Several announcements were made during the Ohio Valley Banc Corp. Annual Shareholders Meeting. Thomas E. Wiseman, Chairman of the Board of Ohio Valley Bank and Ohio Valley Banc Corp. announced the promotion of Larry E. Miller, II, to the position of Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of both Ohio Valley Bank and OVBC. As President and CEO, Miller will be responsible for all business units in the company and its subsidiaries.

Wiseman, who previously served as CEO, will remain as Chairman. Ryan J. Jones was promoted to Chief Operating Officer of both Ohio Valley Bank and OVBC. Jones will continue to hold the title of Risk Officer in both Ohio Valley Bank and OVBC as well. In these roles, Jones will oversee the company's enterprise risk management efforts while also managing the company's operational units.

"As a company, we are committed to remaining an independent, community bank. To help achieve this goal, we are continually preparing for the future by adhering to our succession plan, which is approved annually by the board of directors. The promotions of Larry Miller and Ryan Jones are in accordance with the company's previously approved plan," Wiseman said. "Both Mr. Miller and Mr. Jones are prepared to take on their new roles as the company continues to move forward."

Prior to being named CEO, Miller served as Chief Operating Officer. He began his career at OVB in 1986 by working as a teller. Over the past three decades, he held the positions of internal auditor, treasurer and secretary. In addition, Miller also has held several officer and senior management roles. Miller is a native of Gallia County and is a graduate of Ohio Valley Christian School. He holds a bachelor's degree in business finance from Cedarville University. He is also a graduate of the Ohio School of Banking and the Graduate School of Banking at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Week's News

Comments From Our Members

You must be an ABL Advisor member to post comments. Login or Join Now.