Chuck Leyh, a 1980 graduate of Indiana University of Pennsylvania and the chairman and president of Enterprise Bank, Allison Park, has been selected as the 2009 Outstanding Business Professional by IUP’s Eberly College of Business and Information Technology.
The Eberly Outstanding Business Professional award is presented to an IUP graduate who demonstrates success in leading an organization to new levels of achievement and who serves as an executive in a publicly held corporation, privately owned business, or chartered nonprofit entity. Selections for the award are made each year by the Eberly College Alumni Awards Committee. Leyh was recognized during the nineteenth annual IUP Business Golf Classic, benefiting a scholarship endowment fund for IUP students, on July 13 at Longue Vue Club in Verona.
Leyh is one of the founders of Enterprise Bank, a commercial niche bank that assists small to midsized businesses and specializes in helping startups and distressed companies. In addition to serving as chairman of the board and president, Leyh serves on the bank’s Senior Loan and Finance committees.
Leyh is a certified public accountant and partner in the public accounting firm of Kinol, Sharie, Leyh & Associates. At the firm, Leyh’s focus is on small to midsized businesses, with an emphasis on tax accounting, business analysis, and valuations. He has more than thirty years of experience in public accounting.
Leyh also is active in professional organizations. He is the treasurer of the Pennsylvania Association of Community Bankers and holds memberships in the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Tax Division of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He previously served as a board member of the Atlantic Central Bankers Bank and as chairman of the Audit Committee.
He is a board member and serves as chairman of the Finance Committee and treasurer of the YMCA of Greater Pittsburgh.
In addition to his IUP degree, Leyh earned a Master of Science in taxation from Robert Morris University in 1988.