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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, Inc.

Julie P. Doyle
President/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

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.

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

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

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

James F. Daly
Daly Seven, Inc.

Dr. Augustus A. Petticolas, Jr.
Dr. Augustus A. Petticolas, Jr. General Dentistry
Vice 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


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

Evelyn B. Vaden
Owner, Evelyn Vaden Accounting Services

J. Michael Kinlaw
Kinlaw Insurance Agency

Donald G. Wilkerson
Apprenticeship Coordinator
Campbell County Schools


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 C. Moldenhauer
Retired President
Sam Moore Furniture

T. Henry Clark IV
Attorney At Law

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

W. Courtney Holdren
Commercial and Personal Insurance Sales
Bankers Insurance

Dr. H. Paul Rhodes
Retired Radiologist
Bedford Memorial Hospital

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

Kevin H. Turner
Century 21, All Services

James A. Mercadante
General Manager, Cintas Corporation

Sue Hillsman Woods
Owner, Hillsman Properties

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
Southern Air, Inc.

Roy A. Roberson, Jr.
Roberson Financial Services

Robert L. Driskill, MD
Oakwood Radiotherapy, PLLC

Daniel R. Taylor
Kidd’s Services

Robert L. Hiller
Commercial Glass & Plastics, Inc.

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

Terry L. Marsh
Lewis Marsh & Associates, Inc.

 Edward R. Turner
New York Life Insurance