Belmont savings bank announces strong team

ST. CLAIRSVILLE – The team at Belmont Savings Bank is getting stronger.

Recently Todd Cover, President and CEO, hired a dynamic group of talented bankers from the local community, including Joe Ticich, Mark Nicholson and Mike Taylor. Each individual will play a key role in the bank and offer a wealth of experience to the community.

Joe Ticich will serve as executive vice president of operations. He has been in the banking industry for more than 28 years and will continue to find innovative ways to streamline the banking process for customers as well as incorporate enhanced products. He brings a wide range of experience and insight to his new position due to his extensive banking background.

“I’m excited about bringing an expanded product line to Belmont Savings. This will bring new levels of technology and at the same time, continue to offer a community bank feel,” Ticich said.

Mark Nicholson comes in as vice president, business development officer. He is an expert in the banking industry with more than 32 years of experience. He will be instrumental in leading and developing relationships with business clients.

“Belmont Savings Bank is a true hometown community bank. We care about our customers, their business, and we will do what we can to help grow and strengthen our community,” Nicholson said.

Mike Taylor comes on board as vice president, lending officer. He brings 23 years of bank management and business relationship experience to Belmont Savings Bank. Taylor will also play a prominent role in building business relationships. With his unique skills and banking expertise, he offers personal service merged with an unrivaled level of professionalism.

“This is a community-minded company with local decision-making. I enjoy helping customers improve their business, and I’m excited to be part of the growth at Belmont Savings Bank,” Taylor said.

“We are thrilled to have the level of talent that Joe, Mark and Mike bring to our team. They offer big bank expertise to our clients with a community bank feel. And they live right here in our communities, allowing us to continue our tradition of being involved in the areas we call home,” Cover said.

Belmont Savings has been helping local residents with their financial needs for more than 125 years. With offices in Barnesville, Bellaire, Powhatan Point and St.Clairsville, Belmont Savings Bank offers checking and savings accounts, loans, online banking and more. Visit for more information.