Park National Bank (PNB) was founded in 1908.
In 1980, current CEO Dan DeLawder joined the bank.
In 1985, Park acquired Fairfield National Bank.
In 1987, Park National Corporation was established as a holding company for both banks. The Richland Trust Company is also acquired.
In 1990, Century National Bank is acquired, followed by Scope Aircraft Finance in 1994.
Later acquisitions include First Knox National Bank and Farmers Savings Bank in 1997, United Bank and Second National Bank in 2000 and Security National Bank, Citizen National Bank and Unity National Bank in 2001.
First Federal Bankcorp is acquired and merged with Century National Bank in 2005. First Clermont Bank is also acquired.
Vision Bank is acquired in 2007.
Today, Park National Corp controls 148 banking locations operating under 14 different brands. The Park National corporate office is located in Newark, Ohio.