Northwest Bank Promotes Jim Colestro to Executive Vice President

Jim Colestro

Northwest Bank has promoted Jim Colestro to executive vice president of retail lending and business banking.

Colestro has held several positions throughout his 15-year career at the bank, including management roles in the retail network and corporate retail lending departments. The announcement was shared by Louis Torchio, Northwest Bank president and CEO.

“Jim has been an integral part of Northwest’s retail lending growth since 2007 and we couldn’t be prouder of Jim as he elevates into his new role as executive vice president,” Torchio said. “Having led the strategy development and implementation of the bank’s first virtual lending program and mortgage business development force, Jim has proven to be a vital asset to Northwest Bank.”

In his new role, Colestro will lead Northwest Bank’s retail lending and business banking teams and their growth initiatives across the bank’s footprint.

“It is an honor to lead Northwest Bank’s retail lending and business banking growth alongside our dedicated team of banking professionals. I look forward to leveraging my previous experience to continue serving and supporting our valued customers in this new role,” Colestro said.

Colestro earned a bachelor’s degree in economics and business management with minors in finance and marketing from the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford and is a graduate of the Pennsylvania Bankers Association School of Banking.

The son of James and Ann Colestro of Bradford, Pa., Colestro lives in Columbus, Ohio with his wife, Cami, and English bulldog, Gabby. During his free time, Colestro volunteers for the CHA Animal Shelter.


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