LYNCHBURG, Va., Oct. 19, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Bank of the James Financial Group, Inc. (the “Company”) (NASDAQ:BOTJ), the parent company of Bank of the James, a full-service commercial and retail bank serving the greater Lynchburg area (Region 2000), and the Charlottesville, Harrisonburg, and Roanoke, Virginia markets, announced today that Phillip C. Jamerson and A. Douglas Dalton III have been appointed to the Board of Directors of both the Company and its wholly-owned subsidiary, Bank of the James (the “Bank”).
“We are thrilled that both Phillip and Douglas have agreed to serve on our board. Both are very successful businessmen here in our community and have tremendous knowledge of the local economy,” said Robert R. Chapman III, President of the Company. Chapman continued, “I am looking forward to working with them in the near future.”
Mr. Jamerson, 58, is Co-Owner and CEO of Jamerson Lewis Construction. He is also Vice President and Owner of Jamerson Building Supply and Jamerson Real Estate. Mr. Jamerson is a 1981 graduate of Virginia Tech and has a B.S. degree in Building Construction. He is currently serving on the Board of Directors and Executive Committee of the Lynchburg Humane Society and on the Board of Directors for Patrick Henry Family Services. He is a member of the Appomattox Economic Development Agency.
Mr. Dalton, 36, is Operations Manager for English Construction Company, Inc. He is a 2003 graduate of Virginia Tech and holds a degree in Business Management. He currently serves on the Board of Directors for Boys and Girls Club of Greater Lynchburg. Mr. Dalton has served on the Altavista Advisory Board for Bank of the James for several years and will be transferring to the Bank’s Board of Directors.
About the Company
Bank of the James, a wholly owned subsidiary of Bank of the James Financial Group, Inc., serves Lynchburg, Charlottesville, Harrisonburg, Roanoke, and other markets in Virginia. The Bank operates 10 full service locations, two limited service branches, two loan production offices, and an investment/insurance services division. Bank of the James Financial Group, Inc. common stock is listed under the symbol "BOTJ" on the NASDAQ Stock Market, LLC.
The Bank will be opening an office in Appomattox, Virginia in October 2016 and an office in Charlottesville, Virginia in November 2016.
Contact: J. Todd Scruggs, EVP and Chief Financial Officer firstname.lastname@example.org (434) 455-7511
Source:Bank of the James Financial Group, Inc.