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Powell Valley National Bank Promotes Amy Mellinger

Jonesville, VA – Powell Valley National Bank (PVB, Bank) is pleased to announce the promotion of Amy Mellinger to Senior Vice President, Director of Human Resources and Marketing.

Mellinger joined PVB in 2014, as Electronic Banking Officer.  She joined the bank with 11 years of experience in community banking in Abingdon, VA.  Throughout her career, Mellinger has managed a variety of responsibilities in multiple areas, from loans, to administration, to electronic banking, to marketing.  In 2020, PVB added to her marketing responsibilities the lead role in human resources.  She also serves as the recording secretary for the bank’s board of directors.

Mellinger is a graduate of the Virginia Banker’s School of Bank Management, and she currently serves as a member of the Virginia Bankers Association’s Human Resources and Emerging Bank Leaders committees.  She is a graduate of Forward Wise County and Leadership Washington County.  An active member of her community, Amy has served on the board of directors for the YWCA Southwest Virginia and Northeast Tennessee, and she has volunteered in the campaign cabinet finance division of United Way of Southwest Virginia.

“PVB has pursued growth through the development of its customer relationships by nurturing our employees,” said Leton L. Harding, Jr., President and CEO, Powell Valley National Bank.  “As one of the oldest banks in the Commonwealth of Virginia, we have had the privilege of finding talent like Amy Mellinger and turning them loose, to progress in their careers, try new things, and contribute to the customer experience.  From the moment we asked her to join us, Amy has delivered in every role she’s held. We are happy to announce this significant, well-deserved promotion.”

A native of Bristol, Virginia, Mellinger holds a bachelor’s degree in Management and Finance from Clemson University, where she was a member of the women’s swimming and diving team.  She and her husband, Blake, are the parents of two children, Mason and McKenna.  They are members of Highlands Fellowship Church and reside in Wise, VA.