AmeriServ Financial

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AmeriServ Financial, Inc.
Public company
Founded1989; 29 years ago (1989)
HeadquartersJohnstown, Pennsylvania
Key people
Craig G. Ford, Chairman
Jeffrey A. Stopko, CEO & President
Michael D. Lynch, CFO
Robert Werner, Senior Vice President & CIO
Total assetsIncrease $1.167 billion (2017)
Total equityDecrease $0.095 billion (2017)
Number of employees
305 (2017)
Footnotes / references
AmeriServ branch footprint in southwest Pennsylvania.
2008 photo of Ameriserv Financial headquarters building in Johnstown, Pennsylvania on the corner of Main and Franklin Streets.

AmeriServ Financial, Inc. is a bank holding company based in Johnstown, Pennsylvania. It operates AmeriServ Financial Bank, AmeriServ Trust and Financial Services Company, and AmeriServ Life Insurance Company. The bank operates 18 automated teller machines.[1]

Since 1996, the company has been the main sponsor of the Flood City Music Festival in Johnstown, Pennsylvania.


In January 1983, USBANCORP, INC. was formed as a bank holding company.[1][2]

In October 1987, AmeriServ Life Insurance Company was formed.[1]

In October 1992, AmeriServ Trust and Financial Services Company was formed.[1]

In May 2001, the company changed its name to AmeriServ Financial, Inc.[2][3]

In March 2007, the company acquired West Chester Capital Advisors.[4]

In 2009, the company sold its corporate trust bond administration business to U.S. Bancorp.[5]

In August 2011, the company received $21 million from the Small Business Lending Fund, which it used to repay the $21 million investment it received from the United States Department of the Treasury as part of the Troubled Asset Relief Program.[6]

In March 2015, Jeffrey A. Stopko was promoted to chief executive officer of the company.[7]


  1. ^ a b c d e "AmeriServ Financial, Inc. 2017 Form 10-K Annual Report". U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
  2. ^ a b "Institution History for AMERISERV FINANCIAL, INC (1117316)". Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council.
  3. ^ "USBANCORP changes name to AmeriServ Financial". American City Business Journals. April 24, 2001.
  4. ^ "West Chester Capital sold". American City Business Journals. March 7, 2007.
  5. ^ "U.S. Bank to Acquire AmeriServ's Corporate Trust Bond Administration Business" (Press release). Business Wire. April 8, 2009.
  6. ^ Davis, Paul (August 12, 2011). "Two More Banks Exit Tarp Using Small Business Lending Fund". American Banker.(subscription required)
  7. ^ "AmeriServ Financial Inc. Appoints Senior Leadership Team" (Press release). PR Newswire. March 24, 2015.

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