Paul M. Thompson​

Vice Chair


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Thompson is president and CEO of First Federal Savings in Newark. He is responsible for the overall management of the company and the establishment of objectives, policies and strategic plans. He provides leadership and direction to all departments. Thompson has more than 35 years of banking experience. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Business (Finance) from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio.​

Some of his community/industry organizations include:

  • Ohio Bankers League (Columbus, OH), Past Chairman
  • Ohio Bankers League (Columbus, OH), Government Relations Council, Past Chairman
  • Ohio Bankers League (Columbus, OH), District 3 Leadership Council
  • American Bankers Association (Washington, DC), Mutual Institutions Council/Administrative Committee
  • First Federal Foundation (Newark, OH), Board of Trustees
  • Licking Memorial Hospital (Newark, OH), Board of Directors
  • Newark Campus Development Fund (Newark, OH), Board of Trustees
  • A Call to College (Newark, OH), Governing Board Member/Board Secretary
  • Boys and Girls Club of Newark (Newark, OH) Advisory Board
  • Newark Rotary Club (Newark, OH)
  • Midland Theatre (Newark, OH), Past President
  • Licking County Chamber of Commerce (Newark, OH), Past Chairman