Director of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond since 2009
John Kreighbaum is the former president and CEO of Carolina Premier Bank, which he helped to found. He has more than 25 years’ experience as a chief executive or president for multibank holding companies and regional/community banks.
His career includes serving as president of an international multifaceted earnings and process-consulting firm for the financial services industry. In this role, Kreighbaum applied his direct leadership experience to guide associates and coach banking clients domestically and throughout Latin America.
Kreighbaum previously served as CEO of Ohio the Bank, which grew regionally to more than 35 locations in seven counties between Cleveland and Columbus.
His numerous civic, industry and community affiliations include the Small Bank Advisory Council of the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland. Kreighbaum has served on numerous hospital, foundation and nonprofit boards and is committed to community outreach and involvement.
Among his educational achievements, Kreighbaum is a graduate of the Stonier Graduate School of Banking at Rutgers University.