Northwest Bank Celebrates Grand Reopening of Summit Square Office


ERIE — Officials of Northwest Bank, along with community representatives, recently cut the ceremonial ribbon to celebrate the grand reopening of the bank’s Summit Square office at 1945 Douglas Parkway.

Joining the Northwest team for the ribbon cutting on June 3 were many of the bank’s community partners, including Summit Township Supervisors Tony Davis and Mark Welka; Colleen Gross, Doug Massey and Kathy Harrington, representing the Erie Regional Chamber & Growth Partnership; and Superintendent Rick Emerick and Assistant Superintendent Sean Wolfrom, Ph.D., of the Fort LeBoeuf School District.

In front from left: Northwest Bank Region President Rick Hamister, Fort LeBoeuf Assistant Superintendent Dr. Sean Wolfrom, Summit Township Supervisor Tony Davis, Fort LeBoeuf Superintendent Rick Emerick, Summit Township Supervisor Mark Welka, Northwest Erie Market Executive and Commercial Team Lead Matt Zonno, Erie Chamber representatives Colleen Gross, Doug Massey and Kathy Harrington, and Small Business Lender Luke Davidoff. In back, all from Northwest: Erie-Cook Avenue Office Manager Samantha Kennedy, Area Manager Josh Berg and Financial Advisor John Beaton.

After undergoing a complete interior renovation, the office boasts a vibrant, modern and welcoming open-concept layout.

Every Friday beginning June 18 through July 3, the office team will celebrate with free refreshments, Northwest-logoed gifts and giveaways.  

Visitors can enter to win summer-themed Northwest-logoed prize packs, as well as a bundle of gift certificates from each of four local businesses including Lucky Louie’s, Ugly Tuna Tavern, Fat Willie’s Wing House and Port Farms, as well as other Northwest-logoed merchandise. 

On July 6, one winner will be chosen for the grand prize valued at $500, featuring gift certificates from Dahlkemper’s Jewelry Connection, John Russell Brewing Company, Splash Lagoon, Mi Scuzi Ristorante Italiano and Lorei Portraits.

Led by Office Manager Jessica Garrity and her team of bankers, Northwest’s full-service location provides access to an array of products and services, including personal and business banking, loans, investment management, trust and retirement plan services.

Northwest Bancshares, Inc. is the holding company of Northwest Bank, which is headquartered in Warren, Pennsylvania. For more information, visit

From left: Penny Kimmy, Pam Drylewicz, Dawn Karageorgis, Kristen Loredo, Erie District Manager Carl Wolfrom, Office Manager, Jessica Garrity, Assistant Manager Michelle Clark, Lisa Dodick, Betty Bush and Hannah Dunn.