JSSB Announces Addition to Board of Directors

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa., Aug. 21, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Richard A. Grafmyre, CFP® President & CEO of Jersey Shore State Bank and Hubert Valencik, Chairman of the Board of Jersey Shore State Bank recently announced that Brian Knepp, CPA, JSSB Senior Vice President/ Chief Financial Officer, was appointed to the JSSB Board of Directors and as Treasurer.

With over 17 years of bank accounting experience Knepp is responsible for the company’s financial and accounting functions, SEC filings and tax planning. He also administers the bank’s asset/liability position and the company’s investment portfolio. As well as his JSSB positions he is the CEO of the JSSB subsidiary, M Group, Inc. D/B/A as The Comprehensive Financial Group (CFG).

He holds his CPA certification and graduated from Susquehanna University with a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting. Dedicated to accounting education, he is a member of the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and the Financial Manager’s Society.

According to Grafmyre, “Brian is a positive addition to our Board of Directors; he brings the financial knowledge that will help us achieve our mission of becoming a significant regional bank.”

About Penns Woods Bancorp, Inc.
Penns Woods Bancorp, Inc. (PWOD) is the bank holding company for Jersey Shore State Bank and Luzerne Bank. The banks serve customers in North Central and North Eastern Pennsylvania through their retail banking, commercial banking, mortgage services and financial services divisions. Penns Woods Bancorp, Inc. stock is listed on the NASDAQ National Market under the symbol PWOD.

Lori Strimple Jersey Shore State Bank (570) 320-2056 lori.strimple@jssb.com

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