S&T Bancorp, the holding company for S&T Bank, appointed Christopher J. McComish CEO, effective Aug. 23. McComish previously served as senior executive vice president of consumer banking at TCF Bank.
McComish will succeed David G. Antolik, who has served as interim CEO and president of S&T since April. Antolik will continue as president of S&T and as a member of S&T’s board of directors, positions he has held since January 2019.
“Following a comprehensive search process that considered internal and external candidates, the board concluded that Chris is the right leader for S&T. We are very excited for Chris to join S&T as chief executive officer and are confident that Chris will be an excellent fit at S&T,” Christine Toretti, the chair of S&T’s board of directors, said. “We are delighted to welcome an experienced banker like Chris to S&T, and thrilled that he will lead our company in its next era. I thank David for his significant contributions during this transition. David strengthened the foundation for the continued growth of S&T under Chris’ leadership.”
“It is a great privilege for me to join S&T as CEO during a time that holds great opportunity for growth,” McComish said. “I look forward to working closely with David and S&T’s excellent leadership team, board and employees, who are all dedicated to delivering for our customers, communities and shareholders.”
McComish has more than 30 years of financial service experience, providing executive leadership to consumer banking, commercial banking and wealth management businesses. Most recently, McComish served as senior executive vice president of TCF Bank, leading all consumer banking lines of business as well as business banking and wealth management. Prior to TCF, he served as president and CEO of Scottrade Bank, the banking subsidiary of Scottrade Financial Services. In addition, he served as the head of personal banking and then as chief operating officer for personal and commercial banking at BMO Harris Bank. He began his career at Wachovia Bank, where he spent more than 20 years in various regional and line of business leadership roles.