FirstMerit Corp.

Russ M. Strobel was appointed to the board of directors. Strobel is the retired chairman, chief executive and president of Nicor Inc. and Nicor Gas Co., headquartered in Naperville, Ill.

FirstEnergy Corp.

Mark A. Jones was named vice president of external affairs for FirstEnergy’s Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) subsidiary. His responsibilities include supervising eight area managers interacting with local government and agency officials in northern and central New Jersey.

Raymond James

Scott Altman joined the Medina branch as senior vice president of investments.

KeyBank

David S. Gibson was appointed vice president and relationship manager in KeyBank Dealer Services, the automotive dealer finance group. He is responsible for originating and maintaining commercial automotive dealer relationships in Northeast Ohio.

Tucker Ellis LLP

Jennifer Roth joined the firm’s Cleveland office as an associate. She will focus on public law and finance.

First National Bank

Andrew J. Estock of Alliance was elected vice president of business banking.

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