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The First Commonwealth Executive Leadership Team strives to be the most innovative, forward thinking banking minds in the Greater Lehigh Valley. Paving the way for banking inclusivity and member-centricity, they work for YOU and are dedicated to helping our members and communities thrive. Combined with our volunteer Board of Directors, Associate Board and Supervisory Committee, First Commonwealth is united with one mission: To empower the pursuit of financial happiness.
Team Member Since 2016
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Donna LoStocco is a seasoned C-suite professional with 20+ years leadership experience driving sustainable results in membership growth, business and operational transformation in the industry. Since Donna joined First Commonwealth, the team has doubled the number of financial centers, growing to over $1B in assets. Donna's primary objective is to empower the pursuit of financial happiness for our employees, our members and our communities.
Team Member Since 2020
Jim Gagliano leads First Commonwealth’s Member Experience organization, Investment Services CUSO, Cash Management/Treasury and Corporate Social Responsibility teams. With more than 20 years of executive leadership experience, Jim brings key skills in financial sales management, marketing, operations and product development. He also serves as Executive Director of our WE Thrive Foundation.
Team Member Since 2021
Terry Grier’s wealth of experience stems from more than 25 years of leadership, with 18 years in the financial services industry. Terry is instrumental in leading enterprise initiatives, process improvements, and optimizing First Commonwealth’s portfolio of lending products and services. Terry's key focus is on building comprehensive business solutions as a trusted financial partner for small and medium sized businesses throughout the Greater Lehigh Valley.
Team Member Since 2019
With over 35 years of experience, John Melcher is responsible for accelerating First Commonwealth’s performance through the development, communication and execution of our strategic plan to deliver on our mission. John brings depth in operations, retail, commercial, and human resources experience to First Commonwealth where he oversees Human Resources, Marketing, Strategy, Government Affairs, and Communications.
Team Member Since 2018
As a member of the executive leadership team, Kim leads First Commonwealth’s Finance and Risk organizations. In her role, she provides strategic direction and leadership for the Accounting, Finance, Internal Audit and Enterprise Risk Management departments along with oversight of Corporate Real Estate and Legal. Since joining First Commonwealth as the Chief Financial Officer, Kim has been instrumental in increasing financial acumen enterprise wide.
Karla Trumbauer is a future-focused leader balancing strategic and operational priorities. With more than 20 years of experience, Karla provides strategic direction and leadership for Information Technology and Payment Strategies, Enterprise Project and Portfolio Management, Business Systems, Product Management, Foundational Technology, and Data/Analytics. She brings key skills in executive cross-functional leadership and alignment.
We’d also like to recognize our past volunteer Board Directors. Their unwavering support, leadership, and guidance have helped pave our path to success. We thank them for their dedication and commitment to our mission, members, employees, and communities we proudly serve. Click here to view those who have led and served us throughout our history.