Napier named to C&F Bank board


Citizens and Farmers Bank (C&F Bank), a wholly owned subsidiary of C&F Financial Corp. announced that James T. "Jim" Napier has been elected to serve on the board of directors for C&F Bank.

A 37-year veteran of the local real estate industry, Napier is currently President of Napier Realtors, ERA which serves the Metropolitan Richmond and Tri-Cities area. His experience also includes service as a member of the board of directors for the Virginia Association of Realtors and he is currently in his third term as a director for the Richmond Association of Realtors, having served as president of the group in 2002. Napier is also a member of the advisory board for the Massey Cancer Center.

Napier has received numerous awards and commendations over his career, including Civic Leader of the Year for Richmond Association of Realtors in 2007 and The Spirit of Giving Award in 2008 by the Central Virginia Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals. In 2010 he was recognized by ERA Franchise Systems for his community leadership with its Circle of Light Award.

"We are truly honored to have Jim join the board of C&F Bank" said Larry G. Dillon, Chairman, President and CEO of C&F Financial Corporation and C&F Bank. "His business experience, community commitment, and service as Chairman of Central Virginia Bank's board will make him a true asset to our team. We know that our people are the core strength of C&F Bank and that includes our directors, so we're very excited to have him join us."

"I have greatly enjoyed my years of involvement Central Virginia Bank, both as a customer and as a board member; I look forward to being part of the C&F Bank team over the years to come. C&F is financially strong and highly respected; this bank is a great partner to the residents and businesses of the communities it serves" said Napier.

C&F Financial Corporation is the parent of C&F Bank, which was founded in 1927 in West Point and is one of the oldest independent community banking organizations headquartered in Virginia. C&F Bank provides full-service banking to the eastern region of Virginia with 18 branch locations including the counties of Middlesex, James City, New Kent, Hanover, Henrico, and Goochland, as well as the town of West Point and the cities of Williamsburg, Newport News, Hampton, and Richmond. Central Virginia Bankshares, Inc., which is now a wholly-owned subsidiary of C&F Financial Corporation, is the parent of Central Virginia Bank, which is a 40-year old community bank providing full service banking through seven branch locations including the counties of Powhatan, Cumberland, Chesterfield, and Henrico.

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