Matthew Eades

Powell Valley National Bank Names Matthew Eades Chief Credit Officer

Jonesville, VA—Powell Valley National Bank (PVNB, Bank) is pleased to announce the promotion of Matthew Eades to Chief Credit Officer. Eades joined PVNB in 2017 as Vice President, Business Development Officer and Manager of the bank’s Abingdon office.  In 2021, he assumed leadership and responsibility of Loan Administration for the bank. Throughout his 16-year community… Read more »

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Powell Valley National Bank Promotes Ted Fields

Jonesville, Virginia–Powell Valley National Bank (PVNB, Bank) is pleased to announce the promotion of Ted Fields to Executive Vice President. Fields joined Powell Valley National Bank’s Kingsport office in July 2018 as Senior Vice President and Market Executive. “Ted’s experience, expertise, dedication, and customer and client focused approach are of tremendous value to our bank,”… Read more »

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Letters From Leton: North by Northeast

All my life I have been fascinated by Compasses. The magnetic needle pointing true north. As a young lad traversing the mountains with my cousins, we would venture far. Yet we were not frightened or concerned as we used the sun as our compass to make it home safely. Per usual, a venture always turned into… Read more »

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What is FedNow?

By Spencer Tierney   There’s a new payment service coming to the financial industry this year. The Federal Reserve will offer instant payments that can be sent anytime. Still, unlike consumer-facing transfer services such as Venmo or Zelle, the service’s availability will depend on whether your bank opts in. Let’s break it down. What is FedNow?FedNow is… Read more »

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Letters From Leton: Plastics!

In the classic movie, The Graduate, Benjamin Braddock (Dustin Hoffman) plays a recent college graduate who is struggling to find his calling for his career. This week, you will likely have family or friends who will become graduates themselves and I suspect many of them will face the same challenge as Benjamin. During the spring,… Read more »

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Letters From Leton: Do Unto Others

The crossword clue asked about a theme for this time of year. After a few seconds and having determined the first letter was “U”,  I filled in the word “Unto” (for – “do unto others as you would have them do unto you”). It worked! Unto – A rather simple word and not a word… Read more »