TowneBank Announces President of Corporate Banking Group

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7/24/2019 | Suffolk, VA
TowneBank is pleased to announce that Charity Volman has been appointed president of TowneBank’s newly formed Corporate Banking Group. Joining her are Karen Priest, Laura Morgan, and Brian Woodell, who served with her at her former bank. 

Volman has more than 29 years of banking experience, most recently serving as the South Hampton Roads Market President for SunTrust Bank.  “I am extremely excited to join the TowneBank family.  For years, I have witnessed and admired Towne’s commitment to Hampton Roads.  I am looking forward to being a part of such a community focused organization. My team and I can’t wait to hit the ground running.” Volman is a member of the ODU Women’s Initiative Network and serves on the Eastern Virginia Medical School Board of Trustees, and the boards of Edmarc Hospice for Children and the D’Art Center. She is a graduate of Randolph Macon Women’s College. 

TowneBank is also honored to welcome other new members of the Corporate Banking Group. Karen Priest has been appointed executive vice president. A graduate of James Madison University, she serves on the boards of the Children’s Health Foundation, Virginia Maritime Association, Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce Norfolk Division, and ODU Strome College of Business Executive Advisory Council. She has over 37 years of banking experience. 

Laura Morgan has been appointed senior vice president. She has 20 years of banking experience and is a graduate of ODU. She currently serves on the finance committee of the Girl Scouts of the Colonial Coast.

Brian Woodell has been appointed senior vice president. He is a graduate of Western Carolina University with a Master’s Degree from East Carolina University. Along with a 19-year banking career, he also serves as Treasurer of the Virginia Peninsula Chamber of Commerce. 

“We are so excited to have Charity and her team join the Towne family.  There has been no tougher competitor in our market than Charity and it will be great to have her on our team,” stated Bill Foster, president of commercial and real estate banking. BACK TO NEWS
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