Frank Vitale is senior vice president of Clear Mountain Bank's Private Banking Group, overseeing [the bank's provision of financial services to [high-net-worth] individuals in the greater Morgantown, West Virginia area.] Throughout Vitale's career in the financial services industry, he has held roles of increasing responsibility including head of Human Relations and the Executive Banking Group at a start-up bank in north central West Virginia.
Vitale earned a bachelor's degree in Sociology, and a master's degree in Business Administration (MBA) from West Virginia University, where he currently serves as a member and past-chairman of the MBA Advisory Board for the College of Business and Economics; member of the Visiting Committee for the Eberly College of Arts and Sciences, and member of the Visiting Committee for the School of Pharmacy.
Additional current posts include Vitale's role as chairman of the board for the Morgantown Area Chamber of Commerce; member of the board at TechconnectWV, and member of the board for the Campus Neighborhoods Revitalization Corporation – Morgantown.
Vitale has more than 17 years of accumulated service to his country as a member of the U.S. Army and West Virginia National Guard. Since graduating from Valley Forge Military College in 1994, Vitale has been recognized on numerous accounts for his service, including through the Meritorious Service Medal and Army Commendation Medal with oak-leaf cluster.
His passion for service extends to the community and local public policy issues affecting our veterans. Vitale was recently recognized for his work with Admiral Mike Mullen, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff – Pentagon, for developing a grass-roots effort to meet the needs of U.S. veterans and their families as they return to civilian life and require support in accessing health care, education and employment opportunities. In 2010, Vitale co-founded Vetconnection.org, a West Virginia based, non-profit group whose primary mission is to ensure that returning veterans and their families are treated with respect and assisted in building a new life in their community of choice.
Frank Vitale was selected as a 2015 "Young Gun" by West Virginia Executive Magazine. He is the recipient of the 2014 WVU Alumni Association's Community Service Award and in 2011 the West Virginia State Journal chose Frank as a member of "Generation Next – 40 Under 40."
Frank and his wife, Ashley, reside in Morgantown, West Virginia, with their son Maxwell and daughters Isabella and Cecelia.