General | 06.16.2022

Clear Mountain Bank has hired Melissa Cumpston as Director of Professional Banking.

In this newly created position, Cumpston will develop and direct the bank’s professional banking program. She will assist professionals, executives, and business owners to achieve their financial goals by analyzing their needs and introducing them to the vast array of products and services offered by the bank’s commercial, consumer, and mortgage departments in addition to the financial advisory services provided by Clear Mountain Financial Solutions.

Cumpston brings to Clear Mountain Bank more than 27 years of experience in the banking industry. She most recently served as a relationship manager for a regional financial institution. During her career, she completed training in commercial & business lending, financial planning, consumer lending, wealth and investment management, cash management, deposit solutions, and mortgage lending. 

“We are very excited to welcome Melissa to the Clear Mountain Bank team to develop and manage our professional banking program,” said David M. Thomas, president & CEO of Clear Mountain Bank. “Her extensive knowledge and background will enable us to provide our professional clients with tailored financial services and solutions that truly meet their needs.”

A native of Monongalia County, Cumpston resides in Morgantown with her family. She attended West Virginia University and holds Series 6, 63, and life & health insurance licenses. Throughout her career, she has volunteered with numerous community organizations and has served on the board of Girls on the Run.

Cumpston is located at Clear Mountain Bank’s Pierpont office at 102 Venture Drive in Morgantown, WV and can be reached at 304-777-4477 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.

Widely recognized for excellence in financial services, Clear Mountain Bank has consistently earned a 5-star superior rating for financial strength and stability from BauerFinancial and has been recognized as one of the nation’s Best Banks to Work For by American Banker and Best Companies Group. Additional information is available at

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