SOURCE: First Commonwealth Financial Corporation

First Commonwealth Financial Corporation

November 04, 2015 16:30 ET

First Commonwealth Advisors Welcomes New Chief Strategist

PITTSBURGH, PA--(Marketwired - November 04, 2015) - First Commonwealth Advisors (FCA), a division of First Commonwealth Bank, today announced the addition of Loyd Johnson as its Senior Vice President, Chief Strategist -- Sales Portfolio Management. In this newly-created position, Johnson is responsible for strategy; business development and sales opportunities; and supporting portfolio management products and processes.

"Loyd brings a great deal of experience to the organization that will support the business development process and facilitate the development of investment solutions enabling us to be even more competitive in the marketplace," said David Buckiso, Executive Vice President, Wealth Services Manager at FCA. "This position strengthens the already deep talent and experience within our team, and Loyd is the perfect addition to FCA. He has a strong track record as a strategist and has experience on both the brokerage and institutional wealth side of the business."

Most recently, Johnson was a Senior Institutional Client Advisor at a leading investment advisory firm headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, managing over 25 relationships for single mandate investment strategies. He also held leadership positions and worked with both money management and institutional clients at Oppenheimer & Co. and RBC Dain Rauscher. Johnson managed a several billion dollar enhanced index strategy and served as a senior investment consultant, advising on over $10 billion in assets. He received his bachelor's degree and master's degree in Public Policy and Finance from Carnegie Mellon University.

About First Commonwealth Financial Corporation

First Commonwealth Financial Corporation (NYSE: FCF), headquartered in Indiana, Pennsylvania, is a financial services company with $6.4 billion in total assets and 111 banking offices in 17 counties throughout western and central Pennsylvania and central Ohio, and a Corporate Banking Center in northeast Ohio. First Commonwealth provides a full range of commercial banking, consumer banking, mortgage, wealth management and insurance products and services through its subsidiaries First Commonwealth Bank and First Commonwealth Insurance Agency. For more information about First Commonwealth or to open an account today, please visit www.fcbanking.com.

About First Commonwealth Advisors

First Commonwealth Advisors (FCA) is a financial advisory business of First Commonwealth Bank and is based in western Pennsylvania. FCA is a client-centered team of experienced, community-based professionals providing comprehensive and customized financial advice and investment management. With approximately $1.4 billion in assets under administration, FCA provides a team approach to wealth management and services a diverse market of clients.

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