The Dime Bank Recognizes the Retirement of Board Member

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Dimeco, Inc. and The Dime Bank Board of Directors member Thomas A. Peifer announces his retirement from the board after serving for 35 years.

Thomas A. Peifer joined the Board of Directors in 1988 while holding the position of superintendent of the Wallenpaupack Area School District in Hawley, Pennsylvania. This provided him with numerous area resident personal relationships, who comprise a significant portion of The Dime Bank marketplace. Peifer was also the president of Metlag, Inc., a franchised retail Agway store, which he sold in 2014. As a local businessman and lifetime resident of Pike County, Peifer brought his expertise and knowledge of the Pike County market area to guide management decisions. Tom’s proficiency was further enhanced by his numerous community and civic affiliations.

Peifer was committed to oversight through active participation during monthly meetings and through the various committees he served on throughout the years. He enabled strong corporate governance with his high standards of integrity and candor.

President and Chief Executive Officer Peter Bochnovich stated, “Please join me, along with fellow board members and The Dime Bank management, in thanking Tom for his dedication, commitment, and knowledge that has helped The Dime Bank grow and prosper. Board service can be difficult at times, and Tom took on his duties with steadfastness and thoughtfulness. We are grateful for his active leadership as a judicious steward of our organization and express our sincere gratitude for his service to our customers and helping grow shareholder value. Those of us that know Tom personally admire him not only for his business efforts, but also for his personal lifetime values as a devoted husband, father, and grandfather. Tom’s presence will be missed, and we wish him well.”