Chair, Chad Loar

Chair, Chad Loar

Regional President, West and Central Florida

PNC Bank

W. Chadwick Loar is the regional president of the West and Central Florida region, an area that encompasses Tallahassee south to Naples and Central Florida, for PNC Bank. He has priority market responsibility for the bank's Corporate & Institutional, Wealth Management, Retail and Community Affairs.

Prior to being named to his current position in July 2016, Loar served as corporate and commercial banking manager for PNC’s West and Central Florida region, which focused on delivering the bank's suite of products and services to companies with annual revenues greater than $5 million to large corporations.

Loar previously served as a senior client manager of Bank of America Merrill Lynch's Global Commercial Banking Group. He managed a portfolio of companies, with revenue in excess of $100 million, to deliver traditional banking, capital market and investment banking solutions.

Active in the community, Loar is past president of the board of directors for the Pediatric Cancer Foundation. Currently he serves as vice chairman for the St. Petersburg Economic Development Council, and board member for the Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce and the Tampa Bay Partnership. Loar is also a member of Association for Corporate Growth (ACG), alumni of Leadership Tampa Class of 2013 and Tampa Connection Class of 2008.

Loar earned a MBA from the University of Florida and B.S. in finance from Florida State University and holds a Series 79 and 63 license.

Loar and his wife, Doneene, are raising two sons and live in Treasure Island, FL. He enjoys travel and boating with his family.