Governance at a Glance
Ronald L. Tillett
Ronald L. Tillett is a Managing Director and Head of Mid-Atlantic Public Finance at Raymond James & Associates, Inc., a position he has held since 2001. Before that, he served as the Secretary of Finance of the Commonwealth of Virginia from 1996 to 2001, and as State Treasurer of the Commonwealth of Virginia from 1991 to 1996. He has been a member of the Christopher Newport University Foundation since 2016, a member of the Board of Trustees of the Wason Center for Civic Leadership, and a member of the Commonwealth Debt Capacity Advisory Committee since 2010. He has also been a member of the Board of Trustees of the National Institute of Public Finance, Pepperdine University since 2014. He holds FINRA Series 7, 50, 52, 53, 54, 63, 79, 99 securities licenses and has passed the SEC Securities Industry Examination. Mr. Tillett received his B.S. degree from VCU.
Mr. Tillett’s extensive experience in debt issuances, management, and the investment practices and policies of public entities, as well as his experience in public service as State Treasurer and Secretary of Finance of the Commonwealth of Virginia allow him to contribute substantially to our Board.
Patrick J. McCann
Patrick J. McCann is the former Chief Financial Officer of University of Virginia Foundation, a position he held from 2009 to 2020. Before that, he served as a Senior Finance Executive for Bank of America-Florida Division from 1998 to 2000. He held positions with Barnett Banks, Inc., including as Corporate Director of Finance from 1996 to 1998 and Corporate Controller and Chief Accounting Officer from 1992 to 1996. Mr. McCann received his B.S. degree in accounting from Florida State University.
Mr. McCann’s extensive experience in financial management and accounting both within and outside of the banking industry allow him to contribute substantially to our Board.
John C. Asbury
John C. Asbury has been Chief Executive Officer of the Company since January 2017, and President of the Company since October 2016. He also serves as Chief Executive Officer of the Bank, a position he has held since October 2016, and he previously served as President of the Bank from October 2016 until September 2017 and May 2018 until September 2018. Before joining us, he served as President and Chief Executive Officer of First National Bank of Santa Fe from February 2015 until August 2016. Before that, he served as Senior Executive Vice President and Head of the Business Services Group at Regions Bank from May 2010 until July 2014, after joining Regions Bank in March 2008 as Business Banking Division Executive. Mr. Asbury also served as a Senior Vice President at Bank of America in a variety of roles. Mr. Asbury received his B.S. degree in Business from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (“Virginia Tech”) and his M.B.A. from The College of William & Mary.
Mr. Asbury’s extensive executive-level experience in the banking industry and his knowledge of our business allow him to contribute substantially to our Board.
Patrick E. Corbin
Patrick E. Corbin is a Managing Shareholder of Corbin & Company, P.C., an accounting firm, a position he has held since 1983, and he has been a certified public accountant since 1979. He is a member of a number of professional organizations, including the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants, and the Tidewater Chapter of the Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants. He is a director and past chairman of the Chesapeake Alliance, and was designated as “Super CPA” by Virginia Business magazine in the fields of litigation support and business valuation for the years 2002 to 2012. He served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Xenith Bankshares, Inc. (“Xenith”) and was a director of Xenith from 2009 until we acquired Xenith in 2018. Mr. Corbin received his B.S. degree in Accounting from Virginia Tech.
Mr. Corbin’s extensive financial and risk management experience, as well as his background as a board member of publicly held financial institutions and as Chairman of Xenith Bank, allow him to contribute substantially to our Board.
Rilla S. Delorier
Rilla S. Delorier is the former Executive Vice President (“EVP”) and Chief Strategy and Digital Transformation Officer at Umpqua Bank, a position she held from 2017 until 2020. Before that, she held various roles at SunTrust Bank from 2006 until 2016, including EVP, Retail Bank, Chief Marketing Officer, and Wealth Management Marketing Director. She served as Chief Marketing Officer at PNC Advisors and as EVP of Customer Strategy at PNC Bank from 1999 to 2006. She has served on the boards of Central City Concern since 2018 and NYMBUS since November 2020. She also serves on the board of Coastal Financial Corporation, a publicly held company, a position she has held since November 2020, where she also serves on the audit and compensation committees. Ms. Delorier received her B.S. in Marketing and Management from the University of Virginia and her M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.
Ms. Delorier’s experience in the banking industry, particularly with product development, operations, cyber-security practices, strategic partnerships, and analytics, allows her to contribute substantially to our Board.
Frank Russell Ellett
Frank Russell Ellett is the President of Excel Truck Group, a dealer and distributor for Freightliner and Mack trucks and Wabash National trailers with offices in Virginia, North Carolina and South Carolina, a position he has held since 1997. Before that he served in a variety of roles at Norfolk Southern Corporation from 1993 to 1997. He was a Supply Corps officer in the United States Navy from 1989 to 1991. He is the past Chairman of the Business Council of the Roanoke/Blacksburg Region, a board member of the Virginia Trucking Association, a past board member of the South Carolina Trucking Association, a past board member and former Board chairman of North Cross School, Vice Chairman of the Virginia Western Community College Foundation Board, and board member of the Virginia Foundation For Independent Colleges. Mr. Ellett received his B.A. in English from the University of Virginia and his M.B.A. from the Darden School of Business at the University of Virginia.
Mr. Ellett’s executive-level experience running a multi-state business and his strong connections to Virginia allow him to contribute substantially to our Board.
Thomas P. Rohman
Thomas P. Rohman is a Senior Partner at McGuireWoods, LLP, a global law firm headquartered in Richmond, Virginia, where he has practiced law since 1983. He serves as Chairman of the board of directors of Carpenter Co., an international producer of comfort cushioning products, and as a director of Estes Express Lines, a national Less Than Truckload (LTL) freight shipping company, Lansing Building Products, Inc., a national supplier of exterior building products, and Ukrop’s Threads, a custom apparel and uniform manufacturer. He also serves as Chairman of the board of directors of Feed More, Inc., a hunger relief organization operating the central Virginia food bank, Meals on Wheels, and Community Kitchen. Mr. Rohman is also a certified public accountant. Mr. Rohman received his undergraduate degree from the University of Notre Dame, his J.D. from Michigan State University College of Law, and his LL.M. from New York University School of Law.
Mr. Rohman’s leadership positions offer broad experience with complex businesses and an excellent perspective on strategic planning and risk management, and his legal and financial backgrounds bring to the Board experience and expertise in legal issues and corporate governance.
Linda V. Schreiner
Linda V. Schreiner is a former Senior Vice President of Markel Corporation, a financial holding company with specialty insurance and reinsurance and venture businesses, a position she held from 2016 until 2022. Before that, she served as Senior Vice President of MeadWestvaco, a global packaging company, from 2000 to 2016. She was a Senior Manager, Strategy Consulting of Arthur D. Little, Inc. from 1998 to 2000, and served as Vice President of Signet Banking Corporation from 1988 to 1998. She served as a member of the Darden School of Business Corporate Advisory Board at the University of Virginia from 2014 to 2017, and she has served as Chair of the Board of Directors of Virginia War Memorial Foundation from 2020 to 2022, and as a member of their board since 2009. She was the past President of ChildSavers’ board of directors from 2014 to 2016 and a member of that board since 2008 and a member of ChildSavers’ Endowment Board since 2016. She served as a member of The Richmond Forum board of directors since 2019 and the NextUp board of directors since 2020. She served as a member of the Executive Committee of Venture Richmond from 2006 to 2014, as Vice Chairman of the board of directors for the Virginia Commonwealth University (“VCU”) Rice Center until 2012, and as a member of that board from 2008 to 2012. Ms. Schreiner received her B.A. degree from the University of Georgia and M. Ed. from the University of Vermont.
Ms. Schreiner’s extensive human resources strategy, communications and leadership experience at large public companies allows her to contribute substantially to our Board.
Thomas G. Snead Jr.
Thomas G. Snead, Jr. is the former President and Chief Executive Officer of Wellpoint Inc., Southeast Region, a managed care and health insurance company, a position he held from December 2004 until January 2006. Before that, he served as President of Anthem Southeast, a subsidiary of Anthem, Inc. from July 2002 to December 2004. He served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Trigon Healthcare, Inc. (“Trigon”), a managed healthcare company from April 2000 until July 2002, and served in other various positions for Trigon, including President, Chief Executive Officer, Chief Operating Officer, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, as well as a director. He serves on the board of directors of Tredegar Corporation, a publicly held company, where he serves on the audit committee as chairman, and on the boards of directors of CSA Medical, Inc., a privately-held medical device company, and VCU School of Business Foundation. He served as a director of Xenith from July 2016 until we acquired Xenith in 2018. He served as the Chairman of the Xenith board before its merger with Hampton Roads Bankshares, Inc. (“Legacy Xenith”) and had served as a director of Legacy Xenith since May 1, 2013. Mr. Snead received his B.S. degree in Accounting from VCU.
Mr. Snead’s extensive executive, financial and operations experience at a complex and highly regulated public company, as well as his background in corporate strategy, finance, accounting and operations, allow him to contribute substantially to our Board.
Keith L. Wampler
Keith L. Wampler is a Partner at PBMares, LLP, a regional certified public accounting and consulting firm with thirteen offices in Virginia, Maryland and North Carolina, a position he has held since 1990, and he also served as Chairman of the firm’s board of directors from 2013 until 2022. Before that, he served as a managing partner of PBMares’ predecessor firm from 2001 to 2012. He is an advisory member of the board of directors of Hilldrup, a private company, a founding board member of the Community Foundation of the Rappahannock River Region, and former member of the board of directors of StellarOne Bank. Mr. Wampler received his B.S. degree from Bridgewater College.
Mr. Wampler’s extensive experience in business valuations and consulting services and involvement with sales, mergers and acquisitions of numerous companies allow him to contribute substantially to our Board.
F. Blair Wimbush
F. Blair Wimbush is the former Chief Real Estate and Corporate Sustainability Officer of Norfolk Southern Corporation (“Norfolk Southern”), a transportation company, a position he held from November 2007 to May 2015. Before that, he served in other positions with Norfolk Southern, including as Vice President—Real Estate from 2004 to 2007 and as Senior General Counsel, General Counsel—Operations and in other legal positions from 1980 to 2004. He is a member of the boards of Lifenet Health, Inc., the Virginia Environmental Endowment, and the University of Virginia Law School Foundation, where he served formerly as the Chairman. He is also the former Commissioner and Vice Chairman of the Virginia Port Authority.
Mr. Wimbush received a B.A. in political science from the University of Rochester, and a J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law. He attended the Norfolk Southern Management Development program, Duke University Fuqua School of Business and completed the Advanced Management Program at the Harvard Business School.
Mr. Wimbush’s extensive experience in a highly regulated industry with a focus on development and implementation of sustainability principles and strategy, management of regulatory and risk mitigation matters, and policy development, as well as his background practicing law in areas of real estate development, antitrust, environmental and safety allow him to contribute substantially to our Board.