Utz will join the company's senior management group and assume overall responsibility for PeoplesBank's primary sales and services divisions and administrative support functions. Utz comes to PeoplesBank from the former East Carolina Bank where he served as president and chief executive officer. Prior to his service at East Carolina Bank, he served in various leadership roles with MidSouth Bank, PNC Bank, and the former Central Pennsylvania-based CCNB Bank. He is a graduate of Westminster High School, the Central Pennsylvania College and Stonier School of Banking. He and his wife plan to reside in the York, Pa., area.