In his capacity as Chief Operations Officer for the bank, Mr. Farmer is responsible for the oversight of information technology, item processing, debit cards, Bank Secrecy Act operations, e-banking, bank compliance, real estate valuation functions as well as bank security and facilities. Mr. Farmer joined Bank of the James in 1999 and was named Vice President and IT Officer in 2005. He was promoted to Senior Vice President in 2008 and Executive Vice President in 2010. Mr. Farmer is a 2000 graduate of Virginia Tech where he received a BS degree in Business with majors in Finance and Management. He is also a 2008 graduate of the American Bankers Association (ABA) Stonier Graduate School of Banking. At the present time, Mr. Farmer serves as President of the Downton Lynchburg Association, Chairman of the Lynchburg Parking Authority, Past President of the Kiwanis Club of Lynchburg and is the Treasurer of the Brookstone Property Owners Association.