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PRESS RELEASE

Performance Trust Hires Veteran Investment Banker Al Glowasky to Lead New West Coast Initiative

January 09, 2014

Named Managing Director of New Regional Office

Performance Trust Capital Partners announced today that Al Glowasky, who brings more than 30 years of investment banking experience, has joined the company as Managing Director in the West Coast region.

"I am thrilled to be part of Performance Trust's expanding investment banking effort throughout the country," said Glowasky. "Performance Trust's dedication to educating and enabling clients to make thoughtful and sound financial performance decisions resonates very well with how I approach this business. I look forward to working with my new colleagues to expand Performance Trust's footprint with western financial institutions."

Leading strategic investment efforts, Glowasky will expand the company's reach along the West Coast, offering high-level financial advisory services to institutions to help them make informed, effective decisions.

"Al's investment banking experience is second to none in the Pacific Northwest, and we are lucky to have him on board," said Performance Trust Managing Director Dan Bass. "As one of the most trusted advisors in the market, he has built long-lasting relationships with financial institutions across the board, and he will bring that commitment to Performance Trust."

Glowasky comes to Performance Trust from Sandler O'Neill and Partners, L.P., an investment banking firm and broker-dealer, where he served as Managing Director in the Investment Banking Group. There, he worked with financial institutions on merger and acquisition assignments, capital raising and strategic planning. Prior to Sandler O'Neill, he worked at D.A. Davidson & Co. and Pacific Crest Securities. Glowasky began his investment banking career with Morgan Stanley in New York City.

"We are excited to expand our professional services to the West Coast, and Al's enthusiasm will ensure we are poised for long-term success," said Bass. "He has a disciplined, analytical approach in educating clients to make the best risk and reward decisions for their institutions."

Glowasky holds both a Bachelor of Arts and a Master of Arts from the University of Pennsylvania, as well as a Master of Business Administration from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

About Performance Trust Capital Partners

Performance Trust Capital Partners, LLC is committed to helping financial institutions improve their long-term performance and deliver shareholder value. Identifying your path to independence requires better tools and clear insights which lead to great decisions. For more information, go to www.performancetrust.com.

CONTACT: Pamela Shanahan, (312) 521-1690, pshanahan@performancetrust.com