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Peoples Bancorp Inc (PEBO.OQ)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

David Mead

61 2016 Chairman of the Board

Charles Sulerzyski

59 2011 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

John Rogers

56 2015 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Treasurer

Carol Schneeberger

60 2011 Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer

Robyn Stevens

48 2016 Executive Vice President, Chief Credit Officer

Douglas Wyatt

2017 Executive Vice President, Chief Commercial Banking Officer

James Huggins

59 2012 Director

Terry Sweet

65 2017 Director

Tara Abraham

50 2012 Independent Director

S. Craig Beam

65 2015 Independent Director

George Broughton

59 1994 Independent Director

David Dierker

59 2015 Independent Director

Brooke James

43 2015 Independent Director

Susan Rector

58 2011 Independent Director

Kathryn Bailey

2016 IR Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

David Mead

Mr. David L. Mead, CPA serves as a Chairman of the Board of Peoples Bancorp Inc. He served as Associate Professor on the business faculty of Marietta College, located in Marietta, Ohio, from August 2011 through the end of the 2015-2016 academic year. Formerly interim President and Chief Executive Officer of Peoples from August 2, 2010 until April 4, 2011, interim President and Chief Executive Officer of Peoples Bank from August 6, 2010 until April 4, 2011, and interim President of Peoples Insurance Agency, LLC from December 21, 2010 until April 4, 2011. Prior to his service with Peoples and our subsidiaries, Mr. Mead served as Vice President for Business Affairs at Otterbein College, located in Westerville, Ohio, from September 2006 until June 2010; Associate Professor of Finance at Marietta College from August 2004 to September 2006; Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of First Place Financial Corp., headquartered in Warren, Ohio, from December 2002 to June 2004; and Treasurer of First Place Bank, headquartered in Warren, Ohio, from May 2002 to December 2002. Mr. Mead has been a Certified Public Accountant since 1978. Mr. Mead's previous role as interim President and Chief Executive Officer of Peoples has provided him with intimate knowledge of the Peoples organization and its operations. Mr. Mead's 26 years of banking experience and his previous executive positions with bank holding companies provide significant value to the collective knowledge of our organization and the Board. His extensive experience, professional certification as a Certified Public Accountant, financial expertise and background are also assets to the Board. In addition, Mr. Mead's service as a director of Peoples Bank since 2005 and Peoples since 2006 has provided valuable perspective to the Board in the areas of financial oversight, audit, accounting, and general financial knowledge relevant to the financial services industry.

Charles Sulerzyski

Mr. Charles W. Sulerzyski serves as a President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Peoples Bancorp Inc. He is President and Chief Executive Officer of Peoples and Peoples Bank since April 4, 2011. Member of the Board of Managers of Peoples Insurance Agency, LLC since 2011, serving as President from April 2011 to April 2012 and from June 2015 until October 2015. Formerly Regional President of the Great Lakes Region for KeyBank, N.A., a national bank located in Cleveland, Ohio, from 2005 to 2010; Managing Director at Marsh & McClennan, Inc., a company located in New York, New York, which provides risk and insurance services and solutions, from 2000 to 2005; and Executive Vice President, Community Banking Group, at The Provident Bank, Cincinnati, Ohio from 1996 to 2000. Director of Peoples Bancorp Foundation, Inc. since May 2011. Mr. Sulerzyski's role as President and Chief Executive Officer of Peoples and Peoples Bank provides him with intimate knowledge of the organization and its operations through his day-to-day management responsibilities. In addition, Mr. Sulerzyski's service as a director allows him to share this valuable day-to-day perspective with the full Board. Mr. Sulerzyski's experience as a financial services executive for more than 39 years also allows him to bring extensive industry knowledge in banking, insurance and investment organizations to the Board. There are no family relationships among any of the directors, nominees for election as a director and executive officers of Peoples. None of the directors or nominees for election as a director of Peoples is or has been involved in legal proceedings required to be reported or disclosed in this Proxy Statement.

John Rogers

Mr. John C. Rogers serves as a Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of Peoples Bancorp Inc. Mr. Rogers joined Peoples in November 2015 when he was appointed as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of Peoples and Peoples Bank. Prior to joining Peoples, Mr. Rogers worked for PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (“PNC”) in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, from 2001 to October 2015. Mr. Rogers served at PNC as Risk Executive from 2011 to 2015, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Retail Business Banking from 2003 to 2011, and Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Consumer Lending from 2001 to 2003. Prior to PNC, Mr. Rogers worked as a Senior Manager for Ernst & Young LLP in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, from 1998 to 2001, and as an Audit Manager for Price Waterhouse LLP in Buffalo, New York, from 1982 to 1991. He served as Regional Line of Business Audit Director for PNC in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, from 1991 to 1998.

Carol Schneeberger

Ms. Carol A. Schneeberger CPA, serves as a Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer of Peoples Bancorp Inc. Ms. Schneeberger, a Certified Public Accountant, serves as Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer of Peoples and Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer and Cashier of Peoples Bank, positions she has held since July 2011. From April 1999 to July 2011, she served as Executive Vice President, Operations of Peoples, and from February 2000 to July 2011, she served as Executive Vice President, Operations and Cashier of Peoples Bank. From April 2007 to May 2008, Ms. Schneeberger served as interim Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of both Peoples and Peoples Bank. From October 1988 to April 1999, Ms. Schneeberger was Vice President of Operations of Peoples. Prior thereto, she was Auditor of Peoples from August 1987 to October 1988 and Auditor of Peoples Bank from January 1986 to October 1988. Ms. Schneeberger joined Peoples Bank in 1977.

Robyn Stevens

Ms. Robyn A. is Executive serves as a Vice President and Chief Credit Officer of the Company. Ms. Stevens has over 24 years of experience in the financial services industry and an extensive background in loan and credit administration. A graduate of Marietta College, she most recently served as Peoples Bank’s Senior Vice President, Credit Administration, where she has been responsible for managing the Peoples Bank’s credit underwriting functions since 2011. She managed Peoples Bank’s loan and appraisal review functions from 1997 to 2011. Ms. Stevens joined Peoples Bank in 1997 after working for five years with Bank One (now Chase Bank).

Douglas Wyatt

Mr. Douglas V. Wyatt is Executive Vice President, Chief Commercial Banking Officer of the Company effective April 1, 2017. Mr. Wyatt has nearly 30 years of experience in the financial services industry and an extensive background in finance and accounting. He joined Peoples Bank in April of 2016 as Executive Vice President - Commercial Banking. In that role, he has led Peoples' commercial line of business efforts in the central and southeastern portions of Ohio, as well as in West Virginia and Kentucky. Prior to joining Peoples Bank, Mr. Wyatt had served as Executive Vice President, Senior Commercial Banker, for Fifth Third Bank in Cincinnati, Ohio since 2006. In that role, he led commercial banking for Central and Southeast Ohio, Eastern Kentucky and West Virginia and reported to Fifth Third Bank's Central Ohio President. Mr. Wyatt is a graduate of the University of Delaware's Stonier Graduate School of Banking, and he earned his Masters in Business Administration degree from the University of Cincinnati and his Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Miami(Ohio) University.

James Huggins

Mr. James S. Huggins serves as a Director of Peoples Bancorp Inc. He is Shareholder/Partner and attorney-at-law, Theisen Brock, LPA, a law firm located in Marietta, Ohio. Mr. Huggins has over 34 years of experience as a practicing attorney in the areas of commercial law, creditor's rights, and oil and gas law. In addition to his expertise in these areas, he brings to the Board a wealth of knowledge of the Marietta, Ohio and Parkersburg, West Virginia market areas, having lived and worked in Marietta, Ohio since 1981.

Terry Sweet

Mr. Terry T. Sweet serves as a Director of the Company. Mr. Sweet to serve on the Risk, Audit, and Compensation Committees of the Peoples Board of Directors, in each case effective January 26, 2017. Mr. Sweet is a former partner of KPMG LLP (“KPMG”), a professional services company and one of the “Big Four” U.S. accounting firms, which is headquartered in New York City, New York. He retired from KPMG in 2012, after nearly 34 years of financial services industry auditing experience.

Tara Abraham

Ms. Tara Abraham serves as an Independent Director of Peoples Bancorp Inc. She is Chairman and Co-CEO of Accel Inc., a contract packaging company in New Albany, Ohio. Board Member of the Women's Business Enterprise National Council (“WBENC”) since 2007. Director of Peoples Bancorp Foundation since 2014. Ms. Abraham brings to the Board the perspective of an entrepreneur and successful business operator in a market served by Peoples. She is both an accomplished entrepreneur and a dedicated supporter and advocate of women-owned businesses.

S. Craig Beam

Mr. S. Craig Beam serves as an Independent Director of Peoples Bancorp Inc.n He is a Co-Owner of Thorobeam Farm, LLC, a thoroughbred horse business headquartered in Sabina, Ohio, since 2006, and private investor since his retirement in 1999. He sold his sand, gravel and stone production business in 1999 after 28 years of ownership and operation. He was a member of the Board of Directors of NBTF from 1990 until March 6, 2015. During that time, he served on and chaired NBTF’s Compensation Committee and Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee. Mr. Bream brings to the Board many years of experience as a board member of a publicly-traded financial institution, and an in-depth knowledge of the southwest Ohio markets served by Peoples

George Broughton

Mr. George W. Broughton serves as an Independent Director of Peoples Bancorp Inc. He is the owner and President of GWB Specialty Foods, LLC, an ice cream, frozen food, and coffee service distributor. Owner and President of Broughton Commercial Properties, LLC, a commercial properties rental company. Chairman of Broughton Foundation, a nonprofit charitable foundation, and Broughton Park, a park facility owned by the Broughton Foundation and made available to the public. President and Controller of George Broughton Family LLP, an asset management company. Owner and President of GWB Oil & Gas LLC, an independent oil and gas producing company. All of these entities are based in Marietta, Ohio. Director of Peoples Bancorp Foundation, Inc. since December 2003. Mr. Broughton has served as Vice Chairman of the Board of Peoples since July 2013. Mr. Broughton brings substantial experience in various small business ventures representing a number of different industries to the Board. His extensive executive experience and proven general business and leadership skills are valuable to the Board and enhance its overall capabilities. Mr. Broughton's service as a director of Peoples Bank for 25 years allows him to provide valuable perspective to the Board as to issues affecting local and regional businesses in Peoples' market area.

David Dierker

Mr. David F. Dierker serves as a Director of Peoples Bancorp Inc. Mr. Dierker served as Chief Administrative Officer of SunTrust from 1996-2013, where he reported to the Chief Executive Officer and directed a variety of corporate functions, including human resources, internal audit, business strategy, supplier management, corporate real estate, regulatory reform and corporate communications. A graduate of The Ohio State University, he began his career in 1980 with Bank One Corporation, where he worked in a variety of roles over 15 years in the Columbus and Cincinnati markets. Dierker also has experience running a community bank, having served as Chief Executive Officer and President of Continental Bank of New Jersey, a $200 million bank located in Mt. Laurel, New Jersey, during the 1990s.

Brooke James

Ms. Brooke W. James serves as an Independent Director of Peoples Bancorp Inc. She is Partner and co-business administrator for WMSALL Farms, her family’s farming operation in Wilmington, Ohio, since 1999. School teacher at the Columbus School for Girls in Columbus, Ohio, from 2001 to 2005. She was a member of the Board of Directors of NBTF from 2005 until March 6, 2015. During that time, she served on NBTF’s Audit Committee. Ms. James brings to the Board many years of experience as a board member of a publicly-traded financial institution, and knowledge of the southwest Ohio markets served by Peoples. She also provides the Board with insight into the expectations of Peoples’ shareholders.

Susan Rector

Ms. Susan D. Rector serves as a Independent Director of Peoples Bancorp Inc. She is Attorney-At-Law, Partner in the law firm of Ice Miller LLP (formerly Schottenstein, Zox & Dunn Co., LPA) in Columbus, Ohio where she has practiced law since 1987. Ms. Rector brings to the Board valuable experience as an attorney, practicing primarily in the areas of intellectual property law, information technology law and business transactions, including business formation, restructurings, and mergers and acquisitions. Her extensive experience in assisting both start-up and established businesses with complex technology, information technology and e-commerce issues provide significant value to the Board as the Internet and mobile operations of Peoples Bank continue to grow. Her practice with regulated entities provides experience with compliance issues and governmental oversight. She also has over 23 years experience serving on nonprofit boards where she has focused on trustee nominations, board governance and oversight.

Kathryn Bailey

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