Sixty bankers graduate from Virginia Bankers School of Bank Management

Virginia Bankers AssociationSixty Virginia bankers marked their graduation from the Virginia Bankers School of Bank Management on Friday.

The three-year school is sponsored by the Virginia Bankers Association in cooperation with the Darden School of Business at the University of Virginia and was held virtually this year for the first time in its 82-year history.

Bruce Whitehurst, VBA President and CEO commented about this year’s graduating class, “We are proud of the resilience the sixty bankers who graduated showed this year. These students have developed a range of skills that will  enhance their current performance, as well as qualify them as potential candidates for advancement within their institutions. The connections they have made with other students will benefit them both personally and professionally for years to come.”

Joseph F. Collum, Chairman of the Virginia Bankers School of Bank Management Board of Trustees and executive vice president, director of branch and business banking at Burke & Herbert Bank said, “The work the Board of Trustees performs is especially rewarding each summer when graduation takes place. I speak for the Board of Trustees when I say that it is an honor to partner with the VBA staff and the officers of each class during the year as we work to ensure an exceptional educational experience for our student bankers. It will be exciting to see the career progress and path of each of our graduating bank students in the future.”

The Virginia Bankers School of Bank Management is designed to provide a multidimensional banking educational experience. Graduates complete three one-week summer sessions and eight home study problems and participate in a BankExec simulation, which allows them the opportunity to make decisions acting as senior officers of a bank.

Renee C. Aldrich National Capital Bank
Jerry R. Barnette Jr Benchmark Community Bank
Sara C. Berry F&M Bank
Marianela Board Burke & Herbert Bank
Cedrick Brooks Truist Bank
Emma R. Brown First Bank & Trust Company
Miranda D. Cave Blue Ridge Bank, N.A.
Thomas C Claiborne Chesapeake Bank
Justin F. Clay Touchstone Bank
James H. Clements The Bank of Southside Virginia
Pat Collins Chain Bridge Bank
Amy Annette Copeland Farmers Bank
M. Denise Counce TowneBank
Matt Crane Atlantic Union Bank
Donna Wilkinson Davidson Atlantic Union Bank
Colin Davis Carter Bank & Trust
Angela L. Dickerson Oak View National Bank
Starr Eamigh Chesapeake Bank
Tracy Elliott Chesapeake Bank
Mukhiddin Fakhriddinov State Corporation Commission/Bureau of Financial Institutions
Adam S. Farmer TruPoint Bank
Robert T. Fender Skyline National Bank
Robert D. Fields New Peoples Bank
Jessica Floyd TowneBank
Thomas M. Floyd MainStreet Bank
Sharon Fulford Chesapeake Bank
John MacGregor Garrett TowneBank
Daniela Gregoire Truist Bank
Benjamin Hall Community Bank of the Chesapeake
Michelle Harris National Bank
Shawna L. Herron Old Point National Bank
Tina Hyson First Bank, Virginia
Tracey W. Jameson TowneBank
Adam Jobe Southern Bank and Trust Company
Shalini Kapur John Marshall Bank
Thomas Hurst Kelley Essex Bank
Charles W. Kettenacker Capital Bank, N.A.
Jessica Knight First Bank, Virginia
Melissa M. Linville Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
Lyndon Brock Livesay Farmers and Miners Bank
Vicki Madden-Jackson Burke & Herbert Bank
Mia C. Mallory Village Bank
Robert K. Mangus, Sr. Pinnacle Financial Partners
Shannon Michelle Maxey VCC Bank
Abigail E. McGuire Carter Bank & Trust
Trittie A. Mountcastle C&F Bank
Jacob L. Mowry Blue Ridge Bank
Luke Mullins Farmers and Miners Bank
Sandra J. Newman New Peoples Bank
Shannon D. O’Shea Truist Bank
Meagan Parker TowneBank
Kevin F. Reid Sonabank
Debbie Schutt Bank of Clarke County
Kenneth M. Selmer First National Bank
Alia Sherwani Sandy Spring Bank
Karly E. Tomlin MainStreet Bank
Michael W. Vandergrift Sandy Spring Bank
Jeffrey Scott Walker First National Bank
Rachel Michelle Yates New Peoples Bank


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