David Zimmer, President of ERIEBANK, has been appointed to the Pennsylvania Bankers Association Lending Advisory Committee. As part of the Government Relations Council of the Association, the advisory unit reviews and recommends proactive legislation in respective areas, on behalf of member banks, to the Government Relations Policy Committee. Mr. Zimmer will serve a three year term.
In addition, Mr. Zimmer has also been appointed as the Pennsylvania Bankers Association’s Direct Contact Banker (DCB) for the 3rd Congressional District. The Contact Banker Program is an organized effort to allow local bankers to personally present the banking industry's views on issues to their legislators. Contact Bankers are bankers who volunteer to develop and maintain close contacts with their elected officials.
Pennsylvania Bankers Association, located in Harrisburg, is the state’s major banking trade association representing a large, diverse membership. The association provides government relations representation on behalf of the industry in Pennsylvania and offers extensive continuing education programs for bankers.
A native of Erie, Mr. Zimmer graduated from Cathedral Prep in 1980. He went on to receive his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration, graduating cum laude with a major in Finance from Clarion University in 1984. There he earned the Watts Society Scholarship Award. He graduated from the Pennsylvania Bankers Association Central Atlantic School of Banking at Bucknell University in 1993.
Mr. Zimmer currently resides in Erie with his wife, Linda. They have two daughters, Alyssa and Kimberly. He is active in a number of community, civic, and charitable organizations in the Erie area. He is currently the Chairman of the Erie-Western PA Port Authority, Erie County Revolving Loan Fund Board Member, Erie Downtown Development Corporation Executive Committee Board Member and Treasurer, Erie Downtown Equity Fund Board Member, and Athena Powerlink Governing Body Board Member. Additionally he serves as a Hamot Health Foundation Board Member, UPMC-Hamot Board Member, and Member of Hamot Health Foundation’s Board of Corporators.
ERIEBANK, a division of CNB Bank, is a $3.1 billion bank that has been and will continue to be developed by local business and community leaders. The local decision-making provided by ERIEBANK offers a high level of dedication and service to the communities within northwest Pennsylvania and northeast Ohio.