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David Trautman

Chairman & CEO

In the banking industry and working for Park National Bank since 1983

“Nothing energizes me more than helping people.”


  • C&I Financing
  • Commercial Loans
  • Commercial Real Estate
  • Construction Loans
  • Equipment Financing
  • Lines of Credit
  • Merger/Acquisition Financing

Office Location



  • Bachelor of Arts in Economics
    Duke University
  • MBA
    The Ohio State University
  • Stonier Graduate School of Banking
    University of Wisconsin

Work Experience

  • 1983 - Began career as a Management Associate at the PNB Main Office in July and became Columbus Office's Commercial Loan Interviewer in October
  • 1984 - Columbus Commercial Loans Administraive Assistant then Assistant Loan Officer
  • 1986 - Loan Officer and Manager of the Park National Bank, Columbus Office
  • 1991 - Assistant Vice President
  • 1993 - Vice President
  • 1997 - President of First-Knox National Bank in Mount Vernon, Ohio
  • 2002 - Elected Executive Vice President and Director of Park National Bank
  • 2002 - Appointed Secretary of Park National Corporation
  • 2005 - Elected President and Director of Park National Corporation and President of Park National Bank
  • 2014 - Elected Chief Executive Officer of Park National Corporation, remained President and Director of Park Natioanl Corporation and President of Park National Bank
  • 2019 - Elected Chairman of Park National Corporation, remains Chief Executive Officer of Park National Bank and Park National Corporation


  • Dawes Arboretum; Trustee from 2006 to present; Treasurer from 2007 – present
  • Licking County Foundation; Council of Advisors Committee member; 2017 – present
  • Newark Development Partners; Newark Vision Plan Steering Committee member; 2017 - present
  • A Call to College; Celebrity Reader volunteer; 2009 to present


Our convenient ATMs provide a quick and easy way to do your banking, including making a deposit, transferring money, paying a loan, getting cash and much more. Simply insert your card and go through the easy-to-follow prompts on the screen. It’s a simple, safe and secure way to get your banking done!


Drive Thru

Our drive-thru locations provide you the opportunity to make deposits, pay a loan, transfer money, get cash and more, all without leaving your car.


Night drop

Our night drop is an easy way to utilize contactless delivery, and it can be used for deposits and loan payments. Include a deposit slip and your payment information in an envelope and place it the night drop slot, and an associate will take care of it the next business day. It is a simple, safe and secure way to make a deposit or payment.

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