Thank You, Geoff!

On behalf of the Board of Directors and the membership of WVBankers, we would like to express our appreciation to Geoff Sheils, Market President, WesBanco Bank, Inc., for serving as Chairman this past year.Thank you Geoff for your leadership and dedication to the industry and for all you have accomplished in your term as Chairman of the West Virginia Bankers Association. We look forward to your ongoing involvement.
Congratulations to the members of the West Virginia Bankers Association Board of Directors who were installed during the 2019 Annual Convention. Mike Nelson, Pleasants County Bank, St. Marys, was named 2019-20 Chairman, George Ford, The Grant County Bank, Petersburg was elected as Chairman-Elect, and Chad Mildren, United Bank was elected incoming Vice Chairman.
Also elected to the Board for three-year terms were Alan Brill, Capon Valley Bank; Ryan Curry, BCBank; Jim King, The Bank of Monroe; Chad Prather, Huntington National Bank; Greg Shupe, Pioneer Community Bank; and, John Wilson, Jr., Putnam County Bank.
Save the Date - 2020 Annual Convention
Mark your calendars today and plan to attend the 2019 WVBankers Annual Convention, July 26-28, 2020, at the historic Greenbrier Resort, 
White Sulphur Springs, WV. You won't want to miss it!
The West Virginia Bankers Association would like to express its sincere appreciation to the following organizations for their financial support, which helped make our convention a success. We couldn't have done it without you.

American Bankers Association
Arnett Carbis Toothman LLP 
The Baker Group
Bankers Bank of Kentucky
BKD CPAs & Advisors
Bowles Rice, LLP
Brown, Edwards & Company, LLP
CenterState Bank
Community Bankers Bank
Conley CPA Group, LLC 
Crews & Associates, Inc.
Dixon Hughes Goodman
FHLBank Pittsburgh 
FTN Financial 
Hartford Funds - SMART529
Investors Title Insurance Co.
Jackson Kelly PLLC
Old Republic National Title Insurance
Pacific Coast Bankers Bank
Sandler O'Neill + Partners
Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC
S.R. Snodgrass, P.C. 
Suttle & Stalnaker, PLLC
Travelers Companies
WesBanco Bank, Inc.
West Virginia Bankers Title, LLC 
WV Housing Development Fund 

Aasys Group, Inc.
ATM Solutions
The Baker Group
Banc Card of America
Bankers Healthcare Group, Inc.
BFS Group
BKD CPAs & Advisors
Capston Banktech - Capital Express
Compliance Alliance
Gemalto, a Thales Company
John M. Floyd & Associates
Pray Construction Company
Promontory Interfinancial Network
Visible Equity
Wittenbach Business Systems
WVBankers Insurance Group*
WV State Treasurer's Board of Treasury Investments 

Advocacy in Action
WVBankers would like to congratulate Alan Brill of Capon Valley Bank as the 2019 WVBankers Individual Banker Advocate of the Year and City National Bank as the 2019 WVBankers Bank Advocate of the year. Alan and City National Bank were recognized during the WVBankers Annual Convention 2019 at the Greenbrier in White Sulphur Springs on July 30, 2019.

Wardensville native Michael McDonald named CEO 
of Capon Valley Bank
The board of directors of Capon Valley Bank has announced that Michael McDonald has been named CEO of the bank, effective June 1. McDonald succeeds Alan L. Brill as CEO. Brill, who will continue serving as bank president and assume a new position as the bank's business development officer, had been the bank's CEO since 2001 ; FULL RELEASE.
Branch Management School Series

August 27 - 28
Stonewall Resort
Roanoke, WV

Instructor:   Dianne Barton, Performance Solutions, Inc.

More than ever before, today's the branch management team is faced with a multitude of challenges and opportunities. Successful banks have branch leaders who are focused on motivating and engaging the team, building, and increasing loyal customer relationships, mitigating risks through compliance and regulatory adherence, and accomplishing retail banking goals. In essence, the Branch Manager is the business manager.

To receive the Branch Management Certificate, four modules are required.  This session will include two modules.

August 27, 2019: Leading, Developing and Engaging the Team
August 28, 2019: Raising the Bar for Sustainable Growth


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August 29

FREE WEBINAR : Driving Success with ICS® and CDARS®
So your bank is ready to go to market with ICS, the Insured Cash Sweep® service, and CDARS. Now what?

Promontory Interfinancial Network has worked with thousands of banks that use ICS and CDARS to offer customers access to multi-million-dollar FDIC insurance; to attract high-dollar, relationship-based deposits; and to grow profitability. Based on more than 15 years of listening to banker experiences, Promontory Interfinancial Network has created a new resource for Promontory Network members, like your bank, designed to illustrate the most successful practices of banks that use ICS and CDARS. This webinar will cover strategies used by banks to maximize adoption of the services, as well as the materials and resources available to your bank to do so.
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