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Board of Directors

Bank of the James Financial Group, Inc.

Our Board of Directors’ outstanding leadership and vision have moved the Company forward and created a solid foundation for strong future growth and profitability.

Lewis C. Addison
Centra Health

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

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

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

William C. Bryant III
The Counts Realty and Auction Group

Lydia K. Langley
Langley Rentals

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

Augustus A. Petticolas, Jr., D.D.S.
Dr. Augustus A. Petticolas, Jr. General Dentistry
Vice Chairman, Board of Directors, Bank of the James and Bank of the James Financial Group, Inc.

James F. Daly
Daly Seven, Inc.

 Thomas W. Pettyjohn, Jr.
Retired Investment Advisor, Davidson & Garrard, Inc.
Chairman, Board of Directors, Bank of the James and Bank of the James Financial Group, Inc.

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

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

Julie P. Doyle
President/Executive Director
The Education & Research Foundation, 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, English’s, Inc.

Walter L. Maddy
Industrial Services Operations Manager
Moore’s Electrical and Mechanical

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


Muriel D. Payne
Altavista Transfer Company, Inc.

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


Aubrey J. Rosser, Jr.
Attorney At Law

Madeline C. Key
Retired Educator, Campbell County School System

Donald G. Wilkerson
Apprenticeship Coordinator
Campbell County Schools

J. Michael Kinlaw
Kinlaw Insurance Agency

Evelyn B. Vaden
Owner, Evelyn Vaden Accounting Services


Leif Aagaard, Jr.
Vice President
BMS Direct

Ruth E. Martineau
Co-owner, Martineau, Inc.
Owner, Choice Marketing

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

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

Rachel E. Thompson
Practice Manager
Douglas L. Thompson, CPA PLLC

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

Harold W. Woody
Retired Banker, Central Fidelity Bank

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


Anthony D. Bailey, DDS
General Dentist, PeaksView Dental

Michael C. Moldenhauer
Retired President
Sam Moore Furniture

T. Henry Clarke IV
Attorney At Law

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

W. Courtney Holdren
Commercial and Personal Insurance Sales Executive
Bankers Insurance

Dr. H. Paul Rhodes
Retired Radiologist
Bedford Memorial Hospital

Michael T. Laughon
Vice President
Laughon and Johnson, Inc.

James A. Mercadante
General Manager, Cintas Corporation

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

Sue Hillsman Woods
Owner, Hillsman Properties

Lynchburg Advisory Board

Joe D. Aboid
JTL, Inc.

Roy A. Roberson, Jr.
Roberson Financial Services

Paul R. Denham
Executive Vice President
Southern Air, Inc.

Daniel R. Taylor
Kidd’s Services

Robert L. Driskill, MD
Oakwood Radiotherapy, PLLC

Randall T. Trost
Attorney At Law

Robert L. Hiller
Commercial Glass & Plastics, Inc.

Edward R. Turner
New York Life Insurance

Terry L. Marsh
Lewis Marsh & Associates, Inc.