Angèle Stoebener appointed to SRU’s council of trustees


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Slippery Rock University has announced the appointment of Angèle Stoebener to a seat on the SRU council of trustees, the University’s 12-member governing body.

Feb. 27, 2024

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. — The Pennsylvania Senate has approved Gov. Josh Shapiro's appointment of Angèle Stoebener to a seat on Slippery Rock University's council of trustees, the University's 12-member governing body. Stoebener, a 2006 SRU graduate with a degree in business administration, will serve a term of six years or until a successor is appointed.

Stoebener replaces Suzanne Vessella, who was serving on an expired term, her third since she was first appointed to the council in 2003.

Stoebener was an SRU trustee from 2004-06 when she filled the one seat on the council designated for an SRU student. While at SRU, she was also a member of the Student Government Association, the Honors Program and Alpha Kappa Psi.



"I'm excited by this opportunity to resume serving my alma mater as a trustee and ensure that SRU continues to succeed," Stoebener said. "I look forward to working together with the other trustees, as well as SRU administrators, faculty, staff, students and fellow alumni. I'm grateful for the chance to contribute to what I've found to be a great university with great people."

A native of Natrona Heights, Stoebener is a business credit team leader with First National Bank in Pittsburgh. At FNB, she is responsible for leading and mentoring a team to maintain and grow a diversified portfolio of asset-based lending client relationships. She is also active in various initiatives within her organization, including the FNB Diversity Council and FNB Women in Business Council.  

Stoebener's background includes conducting asset-based lending field examinations for various industries, including manufacturing, service, distributors and energy companies. She earned a master's degree in fraud and forensics from Carlow University in 2012, and from 2018-21, she served as an adjunct professor in SRU's Homeland and Corporate Securities Department, where she taught introductory and specialized fraud courses. 

Stoebener is a member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, SRU Alumni Association, and is a graduate from the Pennsylvania Bankers Association School of Commercial Lending and School of Banking.

More information is available on the SRU council of trustees webpage.

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