First Exchange Bank Focuses on Success

January 31, 2014: First Exchange Bank celebrated our 19th annual Groundhog Day breakfast at the Robert Mollohan Research Center in Fairmont. Nationally known motivational speaker Morris Morrison served as the guest speaker for the event. The theme of this year’s breakfast was Forecasting Your Success.

A record crowd of 260 people attended the event which showcased First Exchange Bank’s commitment to success through innovation, hard work, and leadership.

The bank announced several products and special promotions designed to meet the financial goals of our customers “in real life.”

These new products include the bank’s sponsorship of real estate investment seminars designed to provide timely advice from attorneys, accountants, insurance agents, etc. for real estate investors. These seminars are designed to provide the best practices for anyone who owns or is considering owning real estate investments. Those interested in attending or obtaining additional information should contact Brent Skidmore at 304-333-2218 ( or Gary Smith at 304-225-2600 ( The bank also announced launching a mobile app later in 2014. These are just a few of the exciting changes at First Exchange Bank.

Mr. Morrison, a Fairmont native and nationally known motivational speaker, urged business leaders to strive for excellence while surrounding themselves with inspirational leaders as a formula for success.

Other guest speakers included Jim Boyers, Chairman of the Board, Bill Yoho, Vice Chairman of the Board, and Bill Goettel, President and CEO, all of First Exchange Bank.

There were several door prizes including an iPad Air which was won by Brittney Shackleford.