Brave Women Brunch with Megan Altemus
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As a corporate banker at First Commonwealth Bank, Meg is both diligent in keeping updated with the economic world as it impacts businesses finances and committed to the banking profession. She joined First Commonwealth Bank in 2011 after serving 20 years at another well respected regional financial organization in western PA. With 30 years of experience, she is motivated in helping corporate businesses master the financial aspect of running businesses for long-term success. Meg Altemus’ main area of corporate banking focuses on businesses within the commercial & industrial footprint such as tool –n- die, manufacturing and trucking.
Aside from being a corporate banker, Meg is also a business owner and commercial model. Dragonfly Woods was inaugurated in 2017 and it merges nature and symbolism into works of art that is designed specifically for each individual customer. Regarding commercial modeling & acting, Meg is signed with two modeling agencies in New York and Pittsburgh: MMG Model Talent and Celebrity Management and Docherty Agency respectively. Her mother agent is Menageri Model & Talent in St. Louis.
Throughout the years, Meg has been a proponent and active member of many non-profit organizations that centers around economic growth, animals, and women & children. Most notably, Meg was a campaign chairperson of Indiana County’s United Way Campaign between 2016 and 2017 and succeeded its’ annual campaign goal of over $744,000. Currently, Meg is a member of the NTMA, National Tool & Machining Association, Washington County Manufacturer’s Association, and board member of IUP Eberly School of Business Advisory Council.
Meg is a strong proponent of supporting people through mentoring and education specifically women. In 2003, Meg received the Indiana County Athena Award that honors women and men for their professional excellence, community service and for actively assisting women in their attainment of professional excellence and leadership skills. Throughout her career, Meg has mentored colleagues through organizational mentorship programs.
Born and raised near Indiana, PA, Meg obtained her BA in Journalism and German with summa cum laude honors from Indiana University of PA in 1991. She received a retail management degree at the Central Atlantic Advanced School of Banking at Bucknell University, and in 2005, she received an executive banking degree at a credited graduate school banking program at the University of Virginia. She continues to educate herself through various accredited learning programs through the PA Bankers Association.
Meg is in a committed relationship with a man that has expanded her family with four awesome young adult children with whom she admires greatly. She has a silver lab puppy named Deena, and on her spare time, she loves to run, hike, bike, swim and read about spirituality, the law of attraction and the subconscious.