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S&T Bank promotes exec; Avidbank names EVP

S&P Global Market Intelligence presents a daily roundup of management and board changes in the financial services and bank and thrift industries. This feature excludes C-level leadership changes and stories previously covered by S&P Global Market Intelligence.


Sam Bhaumik joined Avidbank as executive vice president of the venture lending group.

Bhaumik most recently served as executive vice president and Silicon Valley group head at Square 1 Bank.

San Jose, Calif.-based Avidbank is a unit of Avidbank Holdings Inc.


Virginia Smith resigned as a director of Terre Haute, Ind.-based First Financial Corp.

Smith was president of Princeton Mining Co. Inc. from 1990 until 2017, S&P Global Market Intelligence records show.


Indiana, Pa.-based S&T Bank promoted Brian Dobis to executive vice president and managing director of commercial and industrial banking.

Dobis started his career with the S&T Bancorp Inc. subsidiary in 2015 as senior vice president and commercial banking C&I team manager.

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Robert Wilson is set to retire from the board of Charles Schwab Corp., effective Jan. 15, 2019.

Wilson serves as the chairman and CEO at Caxton Health Holdings LLC, S&P Global Market Intelligence records show.


Franklin Templeton Investments named Ann Casser and Lynne Goodwin senior vice presidents and institutional relationship managers, covering the Midwest/Northeast regions and the South-Central region, respectively.

They were among the people added to the institutional relationship management team led by Bill Deakyne over the past year.

Casser and Goodwin were previously with Goldman Sachs and Waddell & Reed, respectively.

Franklin Resources Inc. operates as Franklin Templeton Investments.


Goldman Sachs Group Inc. appointed Jan Tighe to be an independent director. Tighe's appointment expands the board to 14 directors, 11 of whom are independent.

Tighe retired in 2018 as deputy chief of Naval Operations for Information Warfare and director of Naval Intelligence for the U.S. Navy, having served in the U.S. Navy since 1980.


Yvonne Greenstreet will step down from the Moelis & Co. board, effective Dec. 31, to concentrate on her full-time responsibilities.

Yolonda Richardson will replace Greenstreet and will start serving as an independent director of the company.

Greenstreet has been COO and executive vice president of Alnylam Pharmaceuticals Inc. since 2016, S&P Global Market Intelligence records show.

Richardson is the executive vice president of global programs for the Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids and the Global Health Advocacy Incubator, where she leads several initiatives in global health.