Glessner named to United board

MARTINS FERRY — Gary W. Glessner, of Wheeling, has been appointed director on the Boards of United Bancorp, Inc. (UBCP) and its wholly-owned commercial bank subsidiary, The Citizens Savings Bank.

Glessner is the managing member of Glessner & Associates, PLLC, which is a Certified Public Accounting firm in Wheeling, West Virginia that primarily focuses on financial statement and tax return preparation for both individuals and businesses. In addition, Mr. Glessner is the managing member of G & W Insurance Group, LLC holding a license for life, health, annuity, property and casualty insurance sales and has diverse business management experience as the owner of several small businesses throughout the tri-state area.

Glessner received a bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Wheeling College in 1989 and obtained his Certified Public Account (CPA) license in 1993. His professional memberships include American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, WV Society of CPAs-State and Wheeling Chapters, Mountain State Agency Alliance, Wheeling Area Chamber of Commerce, NAIFA and Elm Grove Business Association. At UBCP, Glessner will serve on the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors. He and his wife Melissa are parents of three children and live in Wheeling.

United Bancorp, Inc. has total assets of approximately $389.0 million and total shareholder’s equity of approximately $38.9 million as of December 31, 2013. It serves the Ohio counties of Athens, Belmont, Carroll, Fairfield, Harrison, Hocking, Jefferson and Tuscarawas through its single bank charter-The Citizens Savings Bank-and two divisions-The Citizens Bank and The Community Bank-with twenty banking offices and an operations center. UBCP is part of the Russell Microcap Index and trades on the NASDAQ Capital Market tier of the NASDAQ Stock Market under the symbol UBCP, Cusip #909911109.

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