Following the annual meetings of CNB Financial Corporation (“CNB” or the “Corporation”) (Nasdaq:CCNE) and CNB Bank today, the Corporation announced that its shareholders elected Class 1 directors Peter F. Smith, Jeffrey S. Powell, Francis X. Straub, III and Peter C. Varischetti, each for a three-year term expiring at the 2023 annual meeting, and elected Class 2 director Julie M. Young for a two-year term expiring at the 2022 annual meeting.

The following directors retained their positions but did not stand for election this year:  Richard L. Greslick, Jr., Deborah Dick Pontzer, Nicholas N. Scott, Joseph B. Bower, Jr., Robert W. Montler, Joel E. Peterson and Richard B. Seager.

In addition to the election of directors, shareholders ratified the appointment of the Corporation’s independent auditors, Crowe LLP, for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2020, approved on a non-binding, advisory basis the Corporation’s compensation program for its named executive officers and approved on a non-binding, advisory basis an annual frequency with respect to the non-binding, advisory vote on the compensation of the Corporation’s named executive officers.

In an effort to protect the wellness of its associates and shareholders during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the Corporation held its shareholder meeting at its corporate office at 1 South Second Street, Clearfield, PA, and substantially condensed its presentation with respect to financials, initiatives and other relevant topics.

Any Investor Relations inquiries are directed to 814-765-9621. 

CNB Financial Corporation is a financial holding company with consolidated assets of approximately $3.8 billion that conducts business primarily through CNB Bank, CNB Financial Corporation’s principal subsidiary.  CNB Bank is a full-service bank engaging in a full range of banking activities and services, including trust and wealth management services, for individual, business, governmental, and institutional customers.  CNB Bank operations include a private banking division and 42 full-service offices in Pennsylvania, Ohio, and New York.  CNB Bank’s divisions include ERIEBANK, based in Erie, Pennsylvania with offices in northwest Pennsylvania and northeast Ohio; FCBank, based in Worthington, Ohio with offices in central Ohio; and BankOnBuffalo, based in Buffalo, New York with offices in northwest New York.  CNB Bank is headquartered in Clearfield, Pennsylvania with offices in central and north central Pennsylvania. 

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