Financial firm board member joins group
F.N.B. Corp. has announced that corporate board member Earl K. "Butch" Wahl has been inducted into the Boone and Crockett Club, an organization founded by Theodore Roosevelt more than 117 years ago as a first step to restoring America's wildlands. The group remains dedicated to conservation and the management of natural resources in a manner that balances human needs with wildlife needs. Other founding members included General William Tecumseh Sherman, Gifford Pinchot and George Bird Grinnell.
The Boone and Crockett Club, according to a news release, has championed the passage of laws, the establishment of institutions and the designation of wildlands, which today make up our nation's National Forest, National Park and National Wildlife Refuge Systems.
Wahl has served as a member of the F.N.B. Corp. board of directors since 2002. In 2009, he divested his interest in J.E.D. Corp., an environmental consulting firm. During the past 36 years, he has served in an executive capacity and owned and operated various businesses involving mining, drilling, industrial contracting, restaurant, municipal water and environmental services. He has also has served for more than 26 years on the boards of various financial institutions.