August 6, 2014

Contact: David E. Sparks
First Priority Bank
Phone: 610-280-7100

First Priority Bank Enhances Business Lending Staff


Malvern, PA., August 6, 2014 — First Priority Bank (FPBK) announces the appointment of Mark F. Ketch to its Berks County Executive office located in Wyomissing, PA as Senior Vice President/Senior Corporate and Business Lending Officer. Mr. Ketch brings over twenty years of banking experience from the surrounding Berks, Dauphin, Lebanon and Schuylkill Counties. He most recently served as President, CEO and Director of Union Bank and Trust Company in Pottsville, PA. Mr. Ketch is a graduate of Pennsylvania State University and has served as a board member for several community and non-profit organizations including the Make-A-Wish Foundation and Habitat for Humanity.   “First Priority Bank is pleased to welcome Mr. Ketch as he will be a great asset to our team as we continue to expand our service area,” said Mr. Sparks. 
First Priority Financial Corp. is a bank holding company, which along with its bank subsidiary, First Priority Bank, is headquartered in Malvern, Pennsylvania. First Priority Bank, with $442.8 million in assets as of March 31, 2013, was chartered in November, 2005 and opened for business to the public in January, 2006 as a full service commercial bank providing personal and business lending, deposit products and wealth management services through its ten offices in Berks, Bucks, Chester and Montgomery Counties, Pennsylvania. The common stock of First Priority Financial Corp. is not currently traded on the open market.