Brad Toft, President & CEO, YMCA of Greater Toledo and Joel Jerger, EVP, Toledo Metro Market President, Premier Bank

Defiance, OH (June 20, 2024) – Premier Bank has pledged $25,000 to the YMCA of Greater Toledo. The funds will be used towards the construction of the new Wayman D. Palmer YMCA facility.
“Since 2021, the current facility has served nearly 25,000 individuals through programs, services and activities such as evidence-based intervention programs, wellness center and Peloton Fitness studio, group exercise programs including Silver Sneakers for older adults, a food program (meals, year-round and client choice food pantry), youth and adult sports, swim lessons, teen programming access to a community health worker through a partnership with Lucas County CareNet,” explained Brad Toft, President & CEO, YMCA of Greater Toledo. “The new Wayman D. Palmer YMCA, located just a few hundred feet away from the current facility, will feature state-of-the-art amenities including an indoor pool, an outdoor splash pad, a modern fitness center, an updated gymnasium, community gathering spaces, Toledo Public Schools Head Start Early Childhood education facilities and the T.A.C.K.L.E. Program. It’s going to be a tremendous resource for the neighborhood.”
“We are proud to support the YMCA of Greater Toledo as they work to strengthen neighborhoods and communities in Greater Toledo and southeastern Michigan,” said Trish Gelsomino, Foundation Giving Coordinator, Premier Bank. “Together we can spread kindness and make our community stronger!”
For more information regarding the YMCA of Greater Toledo, please visit* or call 419-729-8135.
About Premier Bank
Premier Bank, headquartered in Youngstown Ohio, operates 74 branches and 9 loan offices in Ohio, Michigan, Indiana and Pennsylvania and also serves clients through a team of wealth professionals dedicated to each community banking branch. The holding company for Premier Bank is Premier Financial Corp. (Nasdaq: PFC), headquartered in Defiance, Ohio. For more information, visit the company’s website at