SOURCE: Bank of the James

Bank of the James

January 19, 2016 12:15 ET

Bank of the James Names Bradford K. Harris Roanoke Market President

Seasoned Bank Executive to Lead Business Banking Expansion

LYNCHBURG, VA--(Marketwired - January 19, 2016) - Bank of the James Financial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: BOTJ) today announced that Bradford K. Harris has joined Bank of the James as President of the bank's Roanoke, Virginia market.

Harris joins Bank of the James with more than seventeen years of banking experience. Most recently he was associated with BNC Bank (formerly Valley Bank) in Roanoke. Prior to this, he was with SunTrust Bank for ten years.

Mr. Harris received a Bachelor of Arts degree in History from Hampden Sydney College in 1994. 

Robert R. Chapman III, President and CEO of Bank of the James stated, "Brad brings to Bank of the James a wealth of experience in commercial lending and relationship management. We have built a solid mortgage banking operation in Roanoke from loan production offices, and saw the potential to expand further into commercial banking with an exceptional business banker at the helm. The Roanoke market offers great potential for our business banking and mortgage expansion. We welcome Brad to Bank of the James and look forward to having him serve as our market president in this community."

Bank of the James operates two mortgage loan production offices in Roanoke. The company may expand its banking capabilities in the Roanoke market as it has successfully done in Charlottesville, Virginia. 

Harris has been active in the Roanoke community for many years and is a member of the Rotary Club of Salem. He served on the Finance Committee for Family Promise of Roanoke, Virginia in 2015.

About Bank of the James

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 11 full service locations, two limited service branches, two loan production offices and an investment services division. Bank of the James Financial Group, Inc. common stock is listed under the symbol "BOTJ" on the NASDAQ Stock Market, LLC.

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