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Powell Valley National Bank Promotes Lee Houston

Jonesville, VA, Powell Valley National Bank (PVB, Bank) is pleased to announce the promotion of Lee Houston as Lead Credit Officer and Senior Vice President of the Bank.

Houston joined PVB in 2012 as Senior Vice President and Commercial Loan Officer in the Wise and Kingsport markets.  Lee is a well-respected banking industry veteran with over 20 years of experience.  Throughout his banking career, Lee has had the opportunity to work in several different capacities within the profession including credit analysis, commercial lending, and senior management.  Currently, Lee serves as a member of the Virginia Bankers Association’s Lending Executives Committee.  He is a graduate of the Wachovia Commercial Lending School, the Virginia Bankers Association’s School of Bank Management, and the Virginia Bankers Association’s Leadership Institute.

“Effective execution of the financial and managerial responsibilities of a Chief Credit Officer is essential to our Bank’s sustainable growth and success,” says Powell Valley National Bank CEO, Leton L. Harding, Jr.  “As our Bank continues to expand its footprint across our region, Lee’s dedication, experience, and integrity will play an integral role in the growth of our lending and credit initiatives.”

Houston is a native of Ridgeway, VA.  He is a graduate of North Carolina State University with a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Mathematics.  He and his wife, Mandy, have three children, Alex, Sam, and Emma.   They are members of the Wise First Church of God and reside in Wise, VA.