F.N.B. Corporation (NYSE: FNB) and its banking subsidiary, First National Bank, announced that Jennifer M. Reel has been named Chief Communications Officer. Reporting directly to Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer Vincent J. Delie, Jr., Reel is responsible for ensuring that FNB clearly communicates its strategic vision, roadmap and messaging across all its constituents.
In addition to advising leaders throughout the Company, Reel oversees internal, external, executive, crisis, and key employee and customer communications as well as media and public relations, corporate reputation management and thought leadership.
“Jennifer already has brought invaluable leadership and perspective to FNB’s growth and communications plans,” said Delie. “The events of the past few years have further underscored the importance of how we interact with and inform our stakeholders. By elevating our Communications function, we can even better fulfill the critical role that rapid, thoughtful, transparent and thorough communications play in influencing our business and retaining loyalty.”
Reel brings more than 20 years of industry experience to her expanded role. She has held various Marketing and Communications roles at FNB throughout the Company’s significant expansion, most recently serving as Director of Corporate Communications. Previously, she worked as an educator in the Pennsylvania school systems.
Before graduating from the American Bankers Association (ABA) School of Bank Marketing and Management, Reel earned both her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Westminster College in New Wilmington, PA. Additionally, Reel has earned her Certified Financial Marketing Professional (CFMP) designation from the Institute of Certified Bankers and is a member of the Public Relations Society of America.