Community | 08.26.2019

Clear Mountain Bank is proud to announce that Tim Calvert has been chosen as the recipient of the bank’s Brian F. Thomas Community Service Award for 2019. This award is presented annually to a Clear Mountain Bank employee who demonstrates a selfless devotion to philanthropy, community service, and volunteerism.

Calvert has worked for Clear Mountain Bank since 1984 and currently serves as branch manager of the bank’s Kingwood office. He has been active with numerous community organizations during his career. Calvert has been an integral part of the planning and coordination of the Preston County Buckwheat Festival for many years, and he served as General Chairman of the festival in 2005. He is currently treasurer for the Kingwood VFD and assists with the monthly fireman’s breakfast. He also currently serves on the board of directors for Preston Memorial Hospital. Calvert is a former board member of the Preston County Chamber of Commerce, former treasurer for Preston Lodge #90, and has volunteered for many other organizations, including Heat for Preston, Habitat for Humanity, and many more.

“I’m pleased to announce Tim as the recipient of this year’s Brian F. Thomas Community Service Award,” said David Thomas, president and CEO of Clear Mountain Bank. “Tim has dedicated countless hours serving our community in many ways, and his commitment to volunteerism goes above and beyond expectation. I know that Brian would be proud of Tim’s exemplary level of community service and would be honored that Tim is receiving this award.”

As part of the Brian F. Thomas Community Service Award, the award recipient can make a $500 donation to the charity of his/her choice. Tim Calvert chose the Mon Valley Habitat for Humanity. Presenting the check to Shawnda Cook, executive director of Mon Valley Habitat for Humanity, Inc. are, from left, Chase Thomas, Tim Calvert and David M. Thomas of Clear Mountain Bank.

Calvert received a $500 monetary gift from the bank in recognition of his efforts. Additionally, the bank made a $500 donation to his chosen charitable organization, Mon Valley Habitat for Humanity, which works to eliminate substandard housing and provide safe, affordable homes in Preston, Monongalia and Marion counties.

The Brian F. Thomas Community Service Award was founded in honor of Clear Mountain Bank’s former president and CEO, the late Brian F. Thomas, who passed away in August of 2016. The award is designed to recognize the bank employee who best exemplifies Brian’s vision for and commitment to community service and philanthropy. Nominated by work colleagues or self, the recipient must demonstrate a selfless devotion to community service and volunteerism serving his/her community and local organizations over his/her lifetime.

Clear Mountain Bank is a locally owned and managed community bank serving north-central West Virginia and western Maryland. Clear Mountain Bank offers a comprehensive array of banking services. The company is a leader in providing electronic banking services, including mobile banking and remote deposit. Additional information is available at

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