NexTier Bank Donates Generous Gift to the St. John Community Capital Campaign

NexTier Bank generously donated $50,000 in support of the Lutheran SeniorLife St. John Community Capital Campaign. The gift will support the new personal care and residential neighborhoods of the St. John Community in Mars.

“We are grateful for the generosity of NexTier Bank,” stated David Fenoglietto, President and CEO, Lutheran SeniorLife. “It’s partnerships like this that help us fulfill the mission of Lutheran SeniorLife within our communities and our at-home programs like the Visiting Nurses Association of Western Pennsylvania. This gift will go far in fueling the growth and success of our shared vision.”

NexTier Bank donation
Front Row (Left – Right) Rachel Niyonzigira, Associate Director, St. John Community; Samantha Rapuk, Executive Director, St. John Community; Jane Bittcher, President, Lutheran SeniorLife Foundation; Carol Achezinski, Senior Vice President, Treasury, NexTier Bank; Natalie Cotherman, Vice President / Director Marketing, NexTier Bank. Back Row (Left – Right) David Fenoglietto, President and CEO, Lutheran SeniorLife; Ron Pasic, Senior Vice President / Commercial Lending, NexTier Bank.

The St. John Community recently completed an expansion project creating 39 modernized personal care apartments and 27 new residential living apartments – The Residence at St. John. In honor of the gift, the St. John personal care dining room will be named in recognition of NexTier Bank.

“We believe that a culture of giving back defines who we are,” said Clem Rosenberger, President and CEO of NexTier Bank. “We are committed to helping local organizations thrive and are thrilled to partner with Lutheran SeniorLife with this initiative.”

The St. John Community is a continuing care retirement community and includes, The Residence at St. John and Overbrook Pointe, residential living; Edgewood Grove, personal care; RoseCrest, Assisted Living with Memory Care and St. John Specialty Care, skilled nursing.


NexTier, Inc. and NexTier Bank

NexTier Inc. is a $2.0 billion bank holding company headquartered in Kittanning, PA. NexTier Bank, a community bank established in 1892, is a wholly-owned subsidiary of NexTier, Inc. NexTier Bank provides deposit, lending, and cash management services to individuals and businesses through a network of 27 branches and loan production offices in Erie, PA and Cleveland, Ohio. As of December 31, 2022, NexTier Bank had deposits of $1.8 billion and loans of $1.5 billion. For more information, visit NexTier Bank is a Member FDIC.


Lutheran SeniorLife

Lutheran SeniorLife is a premier provider of senior services with the broadest and deepest continuum of integrated services throughout the tri-state region. Through a variety of senior living communities and care options, Lutheran SeniorLife can meet the physical, spiritual and emotional needs of each individual; providing Abundant Life® opportunities for those we serve and those who serve. Services include adoption; adult day services; affordable housing; assisted living; home health; home safety monitoring; hospice; LIFE (Living Independence for the Elderly); Meals on Wheels; outpatient rehabilitation services; palliative care; personal care; residential living; senior centers and skilled nursing. To learn more, visit