RAVENSWOOD - Michael Allen, CPA, has been named President of Premier Bank’s Traders Division, according to Robert W. Walker, Premier Bank President and CEO.  

In making the announcement, Walker said, “Mike Allen is an experienced banker and financial services professional, with strong ties to the community.  We believe he will be a great addition to our leadership team and instrumental in expanding Premier’s lending efforts in the Mid-Ohio Valley.”
Allen graduated from Glenville State College, with a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration and is a Certified Public Accountant.  He began his banking career with Traders Bank of Spencer in 1984, progressing to Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer.  Most recently, he was a Financial Professional with AXA Financial Advisors in Charleston, WV.

Premier Bank is a $900 million West Virginia chartered bank with 19 locations in West Virginia, 5 locations in the DC Metro area and 2 locations in Virginia. Premier Bank is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Premier Financial Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ/GM: PFBI), a $1.2 billion dollar, Huntington, WV-based bank holding company.