Letters From Leton: The Greatest Steak I Ever Had Was A Disappointment

A number of years back, I had the opportunity and pleasure to serve as a member and subsequent Chairman of the Risk Management Association’s (RMA) Community Bank Council. Fifteen Bank CEOs and Executives from around the country provided input and guidance to the RMA as the organization supported Community Banks. Our fall meeting was normally… Read more »





Stacy Ervin

Stacy Ervin Joins Powell Valley National Bank

Jonesville, Virginia–Powell Valley National Bank (PVNB, Bank) is pleased to announce the appointment of Stacy Ervin as Vice President and Lender retained to serve consumers, farmers, and businesses across the region. “Our team is thrilled to welcome Stacy on board, and he is a great addition to our lending team,” said Browning Wynn, II, Market… Read more »









Letters From Leton: Need A Pair Of Pants?

As a young banker, I had a wonderful mentor in Bill Clements, a progressive banker who in many ways was ahead of his times. However, I was also blessed to have many other professional influences in my life, especially our Bank Board. William Kanto who was a great influencer on the establishment of Lenowisco and… Read more »







Letters From Leton: It’s Nine O’clock Somewhere!

Last week I had the opportunity to travel to Austin, Texas to attend the American Bankers Association’s (ABA) Summer Leadership Conference. Bank CEOs, leaders of state Bankers Associations and ABA staff spent time discussing legislative, regulatory, cyber security, COVID and other issues impacting our industry. The all-day sessions were thorough and very informative (what you… Read more »