Jeffrey H. Culver Promoted to Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer
Middleburg Bank announced that Jeffrey H. Culver has been promoted to Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer.
MIDDLEBURG, Va. – January 2, 2009 – Middleburg Bank, a wholly owned subsidiary of Middleburg Financial Corporation (Nasdaq: MBRG), announced that Jeffrey H. Culver has been promoted to Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer.
In his new role, Mr. Culver will have management responsibility for the company’s Operations, IT, HR and Risk Management departments and will coordinate all activities for Middleburg Mortgage/Southern Trust Mortgage and Middleburg Investment Group. Additionally, he will continue to lead the organization’s Strategic Planning.
Since joining Middleburg Bank in 2002, Mr. Culver had led the company’s Credit Administration team and Strategic Planning. In August of 2008, he was given additional management responsibility for the Operations and IT departments. He also has served as a director of Southern Trust Mortgage Company since 2007. Before joining Middleburg Bank, Mr. Culver served as a Commercial Lender at Potomac Valley Bank and he also held retail management position at Peninsula Bank. In addition to his banking experience, Mr. Culver founded and managed a successful software company.
“Jeff has made significant contributions to the organization since the day he arrived” said Gary R. Shook, Middleburg Bank’s President and CEO. “He has tackled every assignment with enthusiasm, determination and focus on the company's well-being. The management team, along with the Board of Directors, has come to trust Jeff's insights and recommendations and believe that he will provide strong operational leadership for the company.”
About Middleburg Financial Corporation
Middleburg Financial Corporation is headquartered in Middleburg, Virginia and has two wholly owned subsidiaries, Middleburg Bank and Middleburg Investment Group, Inc. Middleburg Bank serves Loudoun, Fairfax, and Fauquier Counties in Virginia with eight financial service centers. Middleburg Investment Group owns Middleburg Trust Company and Middleburg Investment Advisors, Inc. Middleburg Trust Company is headquartered in Richmond, Virginia with a branch office in Middleburg and Williamsburg. Middleburg Investment Advisors, Inc. is an SEC registered investment advisor located in Alexandria, Virginia.
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