Officers & Directors

Officers & Directors

Management Group

Scott A. Everson
Scott A. Everson
President & CEO
Scott A. Everson Scott A. Everson, President and Chief Executive Officer of United Bancorp, Inc. (the Company) is also Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Unified Bank (The Bank). He was appointed to the Board of Directors of the Company in 2009 and the Bank in 2002. Mr. Everson graduated from Westminster College in 1990 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration/Finance. Following one year of employment with Hewlett-Packard in the area of sales support, he joined the Bank on a full-time basis and rose through the ranks of lending and retail banking to become Senior Vice President of Retail Banking of the Bank and Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of the Company in April 1999. In May 2002, he was appointed President and Chief Operating Officer of the Bank, becoming the Bank’s Chief Executive Officer in November 1, 2004. In April 2011 he was appointed the company's Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer and in April 2013, he was appointed the company's President and Chief Operating Officer. He was appointed the company's President and Chief Executive Officer in April 2014, as well as Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Bank.

Mr. Everson received additional education throughout his career, graduating from the Ohio School of Consumer Credit, the Ohio School of Banking, the Graduate School of Banking at the University of Wisconsin, and the Executive Banking Institute in Austin, Texas. In addition, he serves on the Government Relations Council of the Ohio Banker’s League keeping abreast of the many legislative issues that confront the banking industry.
Randall M. Greenwood
Randall M. Greenwood
SVP, CFO, & Treasurer
Randall M. Greenwood Randall M. Greenwood, Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer & Treasurer of United Bancorp, Inc. (the Company), is also Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Unified Bank (The Bank). He joined the Bank in December 1997 as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer and as Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of the Company. He directs the financial functions and has significantly enhanced the accounting, regulatory reporting, budgeting, asset/liability management and forecasting for the Bank as well as the Company.

A summa cum laude graduate of Ohio University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Mr. Greenwood is also a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and had 12 years senior management experience in auditing and consulting in banking, brokerage and insurance with Coopers & Lybrand, LLP and Bank One prior to joining United Bancorp, Inc. Mr. Greenwood pursued additional education throughout his career in conjunction with CPA maintenance requirements and graduated from the Graduate School of Banking at the University of Wisconsin. He serves on the Board of Directors for The Salvation Army, Martins Ferry Chamber of Commerce, and the St. Clairsville Junior Sports Association.
Matthew F. Branstetter
Matthew F. Branstetter
SVP & COO
Matthew F. Branstetter Matthew F. Branstetter, Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of United Bancorp, Inc. (the Company), also serves as Executive Vice President, Chief Lending and Operating Officer for Unified Bank (The Bank). His responsibilities include directing, coordinating and maintaining the Bank’s lending portfolio, including the commercial, residential and installment loan programs. He is also responsible for overseeing retail banking, as well as overseeing the Bank’s credit analysis, loan administration and collection areas.

With more than 20 years financial services experience, Mr. Branstetter joined the Bank and Company in 2009. He has served as a Financial Management Specialist/Systems Administrator for the U.S. Air Force. Mr. Branstetter received a degree in Business Management from Indiana University in 1992 and received Credit Risk Certification from the Risk Management Association (RMA) in 2005. He also completed the Graduate School of Banking program through the University of Wisconsin in 2013.
Lisa A. Basinger
Lisa A. Basinger
Corporate Secretary
Lisa A. Basinger Lisa A. Basinger, Corporate Secretary for United Bancorp, Inc. (the Company) is also Corporate Secretary for Unified Bank (The Bank). She joined the Bank in February 2005 as Administrative Assistant/Executive Secretary and since that time has served as the recording secretary for the Board of Directors. Lisa has over 15 years of previous banking experience with Security National Bank & Trust Co. in Wheeling, West Virginia where she served as assistant corporate secretary and 11 years as an executive assistant for Ormet Corporation in Wheeling, WV.

Board of Directors

Richard L. Riesbeck
Richard L. Riesbeck
Chairman
Richard L. Riesbeck Richard L. Riesbeck was appointed in 1982 as President and Chief Executive Officer of Riesbeck Food Markets, Inc., a privately-owned retail firm with 1,200 employees operating 16 supermarkets in Ohio and West Virginia. He is a graduate of Mountain State College with a Certificate in Accounting, Wheeling Jesuit University with a Bachelor of Arts Degree, Muskingum University with a Master of Education Degree and Cornell University with a post-graduate certificate in marketing.

Mr. Riesbeck was elected in 1984 as a Director of United Bancorp, Inc. and The Citizens Savings Bank. In 2014 he was designated the Chairman of the Company's Board of Directors and is a member of the Executive, Audit, and Nominating and Governance Committees.

Mr. Riesbeck’s past board services includes 15 years as a board member and committee chair for Wheeling Hospital and as a board member and chairman of Wheeling Jesuit University. He also serves as a board member and Independent Operator Committee member of Food Marketing Institute, an international association of food wholesalers and retailers. He is also a member of the National Association of Corporate Directors, the American Marketing Association and the Academy of Management
Scott A. Everson
Scott A. Everson
President & CEO
Scott A. Everson Scott A. Everson, President and Chief Executive Officer of United Bancorp, Inc. (the Company) is also Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Unified Bank (The Bank). He was appointed to the Board of Directors of the Company in 2009 and the Bank in 2002. Mr. Everson graduated from Westminster College in 1990 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration/Finance. Following one year of employment with Hewlett-Packard in the area of sales support, he joined the Bank on a full-time basis and rose through the ranks of lending and retail banking to become Senior Vice President of Retail Banking of the Bank and Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of the Company in April 1999. In May 2002, he was appointed President and Chief Operating Officer of the Bank, becoming the Bank’s Chief Executive Officer in November 1, 2004. In April 2011 he was appointed the company's Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer and in April 2013, he was appointed the company's President and Chief Operating Officer. He was appointed the company's President and Chief Executive Officer in April 2014, as well as Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Bank.

Mr. Everson received additional education throughout his career, graduating from the Ohio School of Consumer Credit, the Ohio School of Banking, the Graduate School of Banking at the University of Wisconsin, and the Executive Banking Institute in Austin, Texas. In addition, he serves on the Government Relations Council of the Ohio Banker’s League keeping abreast of the many legislative issues that confront the banking industry.
Gary W. Glessner
Gary W. Glessner
Gary W. Glessner Gary W. Glessner, CPA is the managing member of Glessner & Associates, PLLC, which is a Certified Public Accounting Firm, and managing member of G&W Insurance Group, LLC, an Independent Insurance Agency, both in Wheeling, WV, and holds a license for life, health, annuity, property & casualty insurance. Furthermore, Mr. Glessner is the managing member of GW Rentals, LLC, a diverse real estate holding company, a member of Wheeling Coin, LLC, a member of Red Stripe & Associates, LLC, Vice President of Windmill Truckers Center, Inc., and Vice President of Glessner Enterprises, Inc. Mr. Glessner has extensive diverse experience in business management as the owner of several businesses throughout the Tri-State area.

Mr. Glessner received a bachelor's degree in Accounting from Wheeling College in 1989 and obtained his Certified Public Accountant (CPA) license in 1993, Life & Annuity license in 2004, and Property & Casualty license in 2009.

Mr. Glessner was appointed director on the Boards of United Bancorp, Inc. (UBCP) and its wholly-owned subsidiary, The Citizens Savings Bank, in 2013. He was designated as Chairman of UBCP's Audit Committee in April 2014. Mr. Glessner's past experience includes being a director of another publicly traded banking organization, serving as its Audit Committee Chairman.

Mr. Glessner's memberships include American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, WV Society of CPAs--State and Wheeling Chapters, Mountain State Agency Alliance, Wheeling Area Chamber of Commerce, NAIFA and Elm Grove Business Association.
John M. Hoopingarner
John M. Hoopingarner
John M. Hoopingarner John M. Hoopingarner is the Executive Director of the Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District, a position he has held since 1989. He earned his Bachelor of Arts from Muskingum College in 1976 and his Juris Doctor degree from Ohio Northern University School of Law in 1979.

Mr. Hoopingarner, prior to his current position, practiced law for 10 years, was co-owner of a Title Company and taught Real Estate Law as an adjunct instructor at the Tuscarawas campus of Kent State University. Mr. Hoopingarner was elected to the Board of Directors of The Citizens-State Bank of Strasburg in 1990 and served on its Executive Committee. He became a member of The Citizens Savings Bank Board when The Citizens-State Bank was merged into its charter in 1999 where he now serves as a member of its Executive Committee. He was elected to the Company’s board in 1992 and serves as a member of its Executive Committee and Chair of its Nominating-Governance Committee.

Mr. Hoopingarner has extensive experience serving on boards of local and regional nonprofit and other organizations including prior service on the boards of the Muskingum Lakes Chapter of the American Red Cross, the Tuscarawas County YMCA, the Tuscarawas County Board of Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities, and the Ohio Association of County Boards of Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities. He currently serves as a board member for the Dover Public Library, the Water Management Association of Ohio, the Ohio Water Advisory Council (Appointed by Governor John Kasich, 2011), the Muskingum River Advisory Council, the Water Research Foundation of Ohio, the Ohio Water Resources Council Advisory Group, and the Muskingum Watershed Conservancy Foundation. Mr. Hoopingarner is also active in numerous professional Associations.

Chairman Emeritus

James W. Everson Sr.
James W. Everson Sr.
Chairman Emeritus 1969 - 2014
James W. Everson Sr.

Director Emeritus

Michael J. Arciello
Director Emeritus 1992 - 2009
Samuel J. Jones
Director Emeritus 2007 - 2015