First Priority Bank Names Erwin K. Wenner as VP, Commercial Loan Officer

MALVERN, PA, September 19, 2017 – First Priority Bank, (“First Priority”) the wholly owned subsidiary of First Priority Financial Corp (OTCQX: FPBK) announced the appointment of Erwin K. Wenner to the position of Vice President, Commercial Loan Officer.

“Erwin is a broadly experienced banker who is well respected throughout Chester, Montgomery and Berks Counties,” said David E. Sparks, Chairman and CEO of First Priority Financial Corp and Chairman of First Priority Bank. “Our position in the market and commitment to serving our customers has made us a sought-after destination for the region’s top banking talent and Erwin’s appointment certainly reflects that status.”

Erwin will be focused on developing and broadening a commercial loan portfolio of existing customers, as well as initiating new relationships throughout the Berks, Chester and western Montgomery Counties. He will be based in the bank’s Wyomissing location.

His 40-year career encompasses leadership positions at several Delaware Valley financial institutions; including the CEO position at two banks; in addition to starting his own bank, Security National Bank, which is now part of Key Bank.

Erwin earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science from Ursinus College in Collegeville. He’s also a graduate of the Pennsylvania School of Banking and is involved in numerous professional and community organizations.


About First Priority Financial Corp

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 over $600 million in assets as of June 30, 2017, 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 seven offices in Berks, Bucks, Chester and Montgomery counties, Pennsylvania.


The common stock of First Priority Financial Corp. trades on the OTCQX marketplace under the symbol FPBK. For further information regarding First Priority Financial Corp. and First Priority Bank, please visit our website at


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First Priority Bank Names Erwin K. Wenner as VP, Commercial Loan Officer