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Clear Mountain Bank Hires Bill Coates as Financial Consultant and Business Development Specialist

Posted on: September 16th, 2020

Clear Mountain Bank has hired Bill Coates as a financial consultant and business development specialist. In this dual role, Coates will be responsible for developing relationships with potential investments clients and mortgage loan customers, primarily in southwestern Pennsylvania.

Coates brings to Clear Mountain Bank a unique background with more than 16 years of experience in wealth management and fundraising. He most recently worked as financial advisor for a national investments firm in Pittsburgh, PA.

He has strong ties to the Morgantown area, as he is a graduate of West Virginia University and formerly worked in various capacities in the WVU Development Office for many years, including serving as senior director of development.  In addition to his education at WVU, he also holds a master’s degree from Waynesburg (PA) University and currently serves on the Waynesburg University Alumni Counsel.

“We’re excited to add Bill to our talented team to assist our personal and business customers with their wealth management and mortgage lending needs,” said David M. Thomas, president & CEO of Clear Mountain Bank. “His diversified financial background in lending, financial advising, and philanthropy are great assets that will allow us to serve our customers at the highest levels.”

Coates is located at Clear Mountain Bank’s Suncrest office at 1085 Van Voorhis Road, Morgantown, WV and can be reached at 304.413.0761 or email

Clear Mountain Bank is a locally owned and managed community bank that has been serving North Central West Virginia and western Maryland for more than 125 years. The bank provides a comprehensive array of digital and traditional banking products and services to meet the needs of its personal, business, commercial, mortgage and financial planning customers. Additional information is available at



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