William Valerian


A well-respected member of the banking industry since 1969, William Valerian is currently the Chairman, President, and CEO of Liberty Bank. Formerly the Director of Mortgage Consulting for Smythe Cramer Realty’s HMAC, he was the Director of the Muldoon Center for Entrepreneurship at John Carroll University, and the President of Charter One Investor Services, a subsidiary of Charter One Financial, Inc. William has also held positions of CEO, COO, and Chief Loan Officer (CLO) at Home Bank and as CEO and COO of Haverfield Corporation, holding company of Home Bank. A graduate of Marquette University and Leadership Cleveland, he has a long history of civic involvement—serving in leadership positions with the Cleveland Institute of Art, Julie Billiart School, Alta House Neighborhood Center, and First Suburbs Consortium Development Council; as Chairman of the Convention and Visitors Bureau of Greater Cleveland; a member of the Steering Committee of Civic Vision 2000; as a Trustee of Notre Dame College; a National Chairman of the Institute of Financial Education; as Trustee of the former Child Guidance Center (now Applewood Centers); and as a Board Member of St. Ignatius High School.