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Community Depository Institutions Advisory Council

Joseph B. Bower Jr.

Joseph B. Bower Jr.Joseph B. Bower Jr., president and chief executive officer of CNB Bank and CNB Financial Corporation, joined CNB in 1997 as the senior vice president and chief financial officer for the bank and as treasurer of the corporation. In 2003, Bower was promoted to executive vice president and chief operating officer of CNB Bank and secretary of CNB Financial Corporation. On December 31, 2009, he was named president and chief executive officer of CNB Bank and CNB Financial Corporation. Before joining CNB, Bower was chief financial officer for Mifflinburg Bank & Trust Company, Mifflinburg, PA. He also served a period of time with the Mifflinburg Bank as internal auditor and controller. 

Bower recently served as chairman of the PA Bankers Association where he still sits on the board and is chair of the personnel committee and a member of the executive committee. He is also on the American Bankers Association political action committee and is currently director of the CNB Bank board and CNB Financial Corporation. Bower graduated magna cum laude from Lycoming College in May 1989 with a B.A. in accounting. He also graduated from the U.S. Army School Officer Basic Course.