S&T advances three executives | News
S&T Bank announced the promotion of three executives to critical positions to support the continued growth and success of the business.
Steve Drahnak has been promoted to Director of Commercial Banking and will continue to report to David Antolik, President. He is currently the President of Market Banking for Western Pennsylvania.
Drahnak will continue in this role and assume responsibility for all aspects of commercial banking, including overseeing commercial and industrial operations, commercial real estate, corporate credit and cash management.
During his 30-year tenure at S&T, Drahnak held various positions in credit, retail banking and commercial banking. He is Chairman of the Board of the Indiana County Chamber of Commerce.
“This promotion reflects S&T’s commitment to excellence,” said Chris McComish, Managing Director of S&T Bank. “During his time at S&T, Steve has played an integral role in many growth and service initiatives. His strong leadership and deep expertise will prove invaluable in the continued development of our people and enhancing the banking experience of our customers.
Heidi Williams has been promoted to senior vice president, community market leader and CRE team leader for Western Pennsylvania. In her new role, Williams will be responsible for driving collaboration across all lines of business and acting as the primary authority for the complex functions of personal and commercial banking.
She leads the community market CRE banking team, which includes commercial bankers, portfolio managers and loan documentation officers.
Over the past 23 years at S&T, Williams has held a variety of positions including Commercial Banking Relationship Manager and Regional Director Commercial Banking CRE.
Jonathan Kowalski has been promoted to senior vice president, metropolitan market manager and C&I team leader for western Pennsylvania.
In his new role, Kowalski will be responsible for driving collaboration across all lines of business and acting as the primary authority for complex retail and commercial banking functions.
He leads the metropolitan market C&I banking team, which includes commercial bankers, portfolio managers and loan documentation officers.
Kowalski, a 17-year banking veteran, joined S&T in 2015.
“I have complete confidence in Heidi and Jon as I transition into my expanded role. They have long tenures in the business, are familiar with our business and most importantly, understand our customers and know how to serve them best. said Drahnak.
“I look forward to what awaits S&T and our customers with their leadership.”