Cheviot Financial Corp. Announces New Chairman and New Executive Secretary of Its Board of Directors

CINCINNATI, Aug. 12, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Cheviot Financial Corp.(NASDAQ:CHEV), the parent company of Cheviot Savings Bank, announces the election of James E. Williamson as Chairman of the Board and John (Jack) T. Smith as Executive Secretary of the Board. Mr. Williamson had been previously serving in the capacity of Executive Secretary of the Board.

Mr. Williamson joined the Company’s Board of Directors in 1997. He is a long-time resident of the community, and enjoyed an illustrious academic career serving as Principal of Oak Hills High School and District Administrator (Director) of Oak Hills Local School District. Mr. Williamson delivers strategic vision to this role.

Mr. Smith has served on the Company’s Board of Directors since 1995. He is the Secretary of Hawkstone Associates Inc., dba Triumph Energy Corp., a gasoline wholesaler and retailer concern in the Tri-State area. Mr. Smith brings a wealth of business knowledge to the Board, and deep community roots.

“We are delighted with the election of Mr. Williamson and Mr. Smith to these prominent Board positions,” said Mark Reitzes, President and CEO of Cheviot Savings Bank. “Both gentlemen provide the Board great leadership, support and guidance. Their expertise and experience offer unparalleled benefit to the Company. I look forward to working with both of them in their new capacities.”

Mark Reitzes, President & CEO Cheviot Savings Bank Phone: (513) 661.0457

Source:Cheviot Financial Corp.