This Day On The Street
Continue to site
This account is pending registration confirmation. Please click on the link within the confirmation email previously sent you to complete registration.
Need a new registration confirmation email? Click here

Community Bankers Trust Corporation Announces Management Changes

Community Bankers Trust Corporation, the holding company for Essex Bank (the “Company”) (NYSE Amex: BTC), announced today changes in its senior management. The changes reflect a renewed focus on the Bank’s internal growth and efficiencies, as the Bank is placing operational emphasis on efficiency and effectiveness in light of current economic conditions.

George M. Longest, Jr., the Company’s President and Chief Executive Officer, stated, “We are committed to being the premier provider of financial services, meeting the needs of our markets, building trust and confidence in the relationships with our customers through superior service, competence, accuracy, courtesy and safety and soundness at all times. We have grown substantially over the past two years, and we want to ensure that we are focusing and addressing our goals for profitability, and ensuring that we have the appropriate oversight and operating systems in place to effectively run an institution of our size.”

M. Andrew McLean will be the Bank’s Executive Vice President and Corporate Development Officer and will be responsible primarily for identifying and managing the Bank’s key banking relationships. Mr. McLean has been the President of the Bank since 2008 and President and Chief Executive Officer of TransCommunity Bank and Bank of Goochland, two of the Company’s predecessors. Mr. Longest, who also serves as the Bank’s Chief Executive Officer, will add the title of President.

Rex L. Smith, III will be the Bank’s Executive Vice President and Chief Banking Officer and will be responsible for commercial banking, retail operations and fee-income business lines in all of the Bank’s markets. Mr. Smith joined the Bank in 2009 as Chief Administrative Officer and has 29 years of experience in the banking industry in the Richmond and Charlottesville, Virginia areas, including serving as the Central Virginia President for Gateway Bank and Trust and President and Chief Executive Officer of The Bank of Richmond.

1 of 4

Check Out Our Best Services for Investors

Action Alerts PLUS

Portfolio Manager Jim Cramer and Director of Research Jack Mohr reveal their investment tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.

Product Features:
  • $2.5+ million portfolio
  • Large-cap and dividend focus
  • Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
Quant Ratings

Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.

Product Features:
  • Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
  • Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
  • A custom stock screener
Stocks Under $10

David Peltier uncovers low dollar stocks with serious upside potential that are flying under Wall Street's radar.

Product Features:
  • Model portfolio
  • Stocks trading below $10
  • Intraday trade alerts
14-Days Free
Only $9.95
14-Days Free
Dividend Stock Advisor

David Peltier identifies the best of breed dividend stocks that will pay a reliable AND significant income stream.

Product Features:
  • Diversified model portfolio of dividend stocks
  • Updates with exact steps to take - BUY, HOLD, SELL
Trifecta Stocks

Every recommendation goes through 3 layers of intense scrutiny—quantitative, fundamental and technical analysis—to maximize profit potential and minimize risk.

Product Features:
  • Model Portfolio
  • Intra Day Trade alerts
  • Access to Quant Ratings
Real Money

More than 30 investing pros with skin in the game give you actionable insight and investment ideas.

Product Features:
  • Access to Jim Cramer's daily blog
  • Intraday commentary and news
  • Real-time trading forums
Only $49.95
14-Days Free
14-Days Free
BTC $3.30 0.00%
AAPL $93.99 0.00%
FB $102.01 0.00%
GOOG $682.40 0.00%
TSLA $151.04 0.00%


Chart of I:DJI
DOW 15,973.84 +313.66 2.00%
S&P 500 1,864.78 +35.70 1.95%
NASDAQ 4,337.5120 +70.6750 1.66%

Free Reports

Top Rated Stocks Top Rated Funds Top Rated ETFs