Northwest names Abreu VP, loss mitigation manager


Angela Sheffler Abreu has been named corporate vice president, loss mitigation manager of Northwest Bank. T.K. Creal, Senior Vice President, Credit Administration Manager, made the announcement.

In her new role, Abreu will oversee the Loss Mitigation Department, develop and coordinate workout strategies, negotiate the restructuring of credit and repayment terms with customers, attorneys, and representatives of other creditors and administer bank-owned property.

Abreu joined Northwest in 2015 as a senior credit bankruptcy workout officer. Before joining Northwest, she worked as an associate at law firms, including Forman, Holt Eliades & Youngman, LLC in Paramus, New Jersey; McCarter & English, LLP in Newark, New Jersey, and Tucker Arensberg, P.C. in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

A graduate of Saint Vincent College, Abreu holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology with high honors. She is also a graduate of Duquesne University School of Law, Cum Laude, where she holds her Juris Doctorate. In addition, Abreu is also a 2018 graduate of the Pennsylvania Bankers Advanced School of Banking.

In her spare time, Abreu is an active member of the Warren Players and board member and treasurer of the Bankruptcy Section of the Federal Bar Association.

Abreu is the daughter of Kenneth and Shirley Sheffler of Ligonier. She lives in Warren with her husband, Nicholas, and their two children, Chalina and Valentina.