First Bank of Virginia, continuing its commitment to serving the banking needs of the west-central Virginia community, opened its newest branch in Salem on July 2.
Manager Phil Barbour and Assistant Manager Tammy Amos oversee the full-service branch, offering genuine community bank service and helpful solutions backed by more than 50 years of banking experience.
“We are very pleased to be able to offer the professional talents of Phil and Tammy to serve the residents and businesses of Salem,” said First Bank of Virginia Regional Executive Jim Grubbs. “We have selected an outstanding team of locals who are delighted to introduce their neighbors to First Bank of Virginia and its philosophy of community-based banking.”
Barbour brings nearly 20 years of banking experience to his position as branch manager, vice president and city executive. A Roanoke native, he graduated from Patrick Henry High School and earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from James Madison University. He holds numerous financial licenses, and is a certified Virginia life, health and annuity insurance agent.
He worked for local and national banks prior to joining First Bank of Virginia.
An active member of the community, Barbour has participated in Virginia Banker’s Teach Children to Save program, and volunteered with Project Rebuild and Roanoke Rescue Mission. Barbour is also a member of Sigma Nu and the JMU Alumni Association.
Barbour and his wife, Angela, live in Roanoke with their two children, Ryan and Jack.
Amos brings more than 30 years of banking experience to her position as assistant branch manager and assistant vice president. Also a Roanoke native, she graduated from Patrick Henry High School.
She worked for an independent commercial bank for 24 years prior to joining First Bank of Virginia.
Amos and her husband, David, live in Roanoke with their son, Shawn. The family attends Parkway House of Prayer in Vinton.
– Submitted by First Bank of Virginia