Newport News, VA (February 7, 2011) – The Board of Directors at Virginia Company Bank is
proud to announce three new staff members.
Melinda Smith joins the Bank as Vice President and Retail Marketing Manager of the newly
opened Hampton banking office in Coliseum Central. Previous positions held by Ms. Smith
include Officer and Store Manager at Wachovia Bank, as well as Branch Manager at Enterprise
Rent-A-Car for a 21-branch region in the southeast of England. She is a graduate of the
University of Missouri.
Jeremy Douglas joins Ms. Smith’s team in Hampton as Assistant Manager. Mr. Douglas is a
graduate of the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. Prior to joining Virginia Company
Bank, he worked as an Officer and Service Manager with Wachovia Bank.
Nicole Talton joins Virginia Company Bank as Vice President and Retail Marketing Manager of
the Newport News office in Oyster Point. Ms. Talton has held numerous managerial positions
with Bank of America, Fidelity Bank, First Citizens Bank, and BB&T. She is a graduate of the
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Please join us in welcoming Ms. Smith, Mr. Douglas, and Ms. Talton to the Virginia Company
Virginia Company Bank was founded in 2005 and has banking offices in Newport News, Hampton,
and Williamsburg, Virginia. The Bank is led by a Board of local business people whose intention has
always been to provide a Peninsula bank for Peninsula people. This strong local focus helps Virginia
Company Bank pursue their mission to help modern-day visionaries achieve their goals.