Reliance Bank Strengthens Centre County Presence with Hiring of Two Experienced Commercial Bankers

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[Altoona, PA – June 3, 2024] – Reliance Bank today announced hiring Kerry O’Hara and Nickolaus Latta as Commercial Bankers to serve Centre County and the surrounding area. These strategic additions bolster Reliance Bank’s commitment to providing exceptional financial solutions to regional businesses.

“We are thrilled to welcome Kerry and Nick to the Reliance Bank team,” said Cory Tubo, Senior Vice President and Director of Commercial Banking. “Their extensive experience and proven track record of success in commercial lending will be invaluable as we expand our services in the region.

Kerry O’Hara, Vice President, and Senior Commercial Banker, has dedicated over 25 years to the financial services industry, specializing in small business solutions and lending for the past decade. Before joining Reliance Bank, he held leadership roles with regional banks in Bellefonte and State College. He is actively involved in the Bellefonte community and serves on the board of the Bellefonte Intervalley Area Chamber of Commerce.

Nickolaus Latta, Vice President, and Senior Commercial Banker, brings 20 years of experience in banking and lending with extensive experience in commercial real estate financing. Before joining Reliance Bank, he held positions in Commercial Banking at various regional institutions. Latta possesses a strong track record in managing large commercial loan portfolios and cultivating strong client relationships, particularly within the commercial construction, heavy equipment, manufacturing, and service industries.

About Reliance Bank

Reliance Bank is a community bank serving Central Pennsylvania. Products and services include checking and savings accounts, personal loans, mortgages, lines of credit, commercial loans, cash management, digital banking, and more. Reliance Bank prides itself on providing exceptional personal and commercial banking services since 1940. “Together, we’ll find a way” is the promise we make to all we serve. For more information, visit