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Board of Directors

Bank of the James Financial Group, Inc.

The continued support and guidance of our Board of Directors has been critical to the success of Bank of the James. Their collective expertise and experience serves as an exceptional resource, offering insight and a connection to the markets we serve. 

Lewis C. Addison
Retired Chief Financial Officer
Centra Health, Inc.

Julie P. Doyle
President and Executive Director
The Education & Research Foundation, Inc.

John R. Alford, Jr.
Vice President and Partner
Caskie & Frost, P.C.

Watt R. Foster, Jr.
President and Chief Executive Officer
Foster Fuels, Inc.

William C. Bryant III
President and Auctioneer
The Counts Realty and Auction Group

Phillip C. Jamerson
Co-Owner and CEO
Jamerson-Lewis Construction

Robert R. Chapman III
President & Chief Executive Officer
Bank of the James
President, Bank of the James Financial Group, Inc.

Lydia K. Langley
Former Owner
Langley Rentals

A. Douglas Dalton III
Project Manager
English Construction Company, Inc.

Dr. Augustus A. Petticolas, Jr.
Vice Chairman, Board of Directors, Bank of the James

James F. Daly
Daly Seven, Inc.

Thomas W. Pettyjohn, Jr.
Retired Investment Advisor
Chairman, Board of Directors, Bank of the James

J. Todd Scruggs
Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, Bank of the James
Secretary & Treasurer, Bank of the James Financial Group, Inc


Community Advisory Boards

A fundamental element of Bank of the James’ community strategy is the role of the Community Advisory Boards. We believe that a deep understanding and a close relationship with the communities we serve can be achieved when we are visible in the market. Local civic and business leaders, serving as Community Advisors, provide insight and direction to the bank to make sure that we are providing the types of products and services that the community needs to grow and succeed.

We’re honored that the following individuals serve our Community Advisory Boards in Altavista, Amherst, Bedford and Lynchburg.

Altavista Advisory Board

Rita T. English
Retired, Business Owner

Walter L. Maddy
Self Employed

Ralph M. Farmer
Ralph M. Farmer Painting & Wallpaper

Michael E. Mattox
Owner and President
E & S Market

Kenneth D. Hutcherson
Retired Cattle Farmer, Hutcherson Farms


Aubrey J. Rosser, Jr.
Attorney At Law

Robert L. Jennings
Retired Banker, First National Bank of Altavista


Evelyn B. Vaden
Owner, Evelyn Vaden Accounting Services

Madeline C. Key
Retired Educator, Campbell County School System

Donald G. Wilkerson
Apprenticeship Coordinator
Campbell County Schools

J. Michael Kinlaw
Kinlaw Insurance Agency



Leif Aagaard, Jr.
Vice President
BMS Direct

Ruth E. Martineau
Co-owner, Martineau, Inc.
Owner, Community Maps

Thomas P. Green
Sam Green Vault Corp.
Discount Portable Restrooms and Septic Service

Kerry D. Scott
President, Narrow Gate Tack, Inc.
Program Manager, MAS Labor H-2A, LLC

Calvin M. Kennon, Jr.
President/General Manager
Specialty Exterminating

Rachel E. Thompson
Owner Managing Member
Lily’s Properties, LLC

J. Paul Kilgore, Jr.
Real Estate Broker
Montague Miller and Company Realtors

Harold W. Woody
Retired Banker


Anthony D. Bailey, DDS
General Dentist, PeaksView Dental

Michael F. Moorman
Retired Chairman and CEO
Peebles Department Stores, Inc.

T. Henry Clark IV
Attorney At Law

Dr. H. Paul Rhodes
Retired Radiologist
Bedford Memorial Hospital

W. Courtney Holdren
Commercial and Personal Insurance Sales
Bankers Insurance

Kevin H. Turner
Century 21, All Services

Dr. Paul H. Lilly
Retired Colonel, United States Air Force

Sue Hillsman Woods
Owner, Hillsman Properties

James A. Mercadante
General Manager, Cintas Corporation


Michael C. Moldenhauer
Retired President
Sam Moore Furniture


Lynchburg Advisory Board

Joe D. Aboid
JTL, Inc.

Edgar J.T. Perrow, Jr P.E.
Associate Principle, Woodard & Curran
Ward IV Representative
Lynchburg City Council

Paul R. Denham
President and CEO
Southern Air, Inc.

Daniel R. Taylor
Kidd’s Services

Robert L. Driskill, MD
Oakwood Radiotherapy, PLLC

Randall T. Trost, P.C.
Attorneys At Law

Robert L. Hiller
Commercial Glass & Plastics, Inc.

Edward R. Turner
New York Life Insurance

Terry L. Marsh
Lewis Marsh & Associates, Inc.