This Day On The Street
Continue to site right-arrow
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
Stocks Under $10 with 50-100% upside potential - 14 days FREE!

ECB Announces The Promotion Of Will Sampson To Senior Vice President And Chief Information Officer

A. Dwight Utz, President and CEO of ECB Bancorp, Inc. and East Carolina Bank (ECB), recently announced that Will Sampson was promoted to Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer by the bank’s Board of Directors.

Mr. Utz stated, “Since Will’s arrival at the bank, he has led the Information Technology and Bank Operations teams in developing a robust roadmap for the bank’s future. A fundamentally sound technology roadmap is critical in our ability to leverage technology to heighten the customer experience. Will continues to demonstrate his leadership and critical thinking skills and I look forward to his significant contributions to the executive leadership team.”

Mr. Sampson joined ECB in January 2010 as Vice President and Chief Information Officer. During his time with the bank, he has played a key role in evaluating and upgrading critical technology functions. Mr. Sampson was recently named Co-Executive Sponsor and Project Manager for the bank’s core processing conversion project scheduled for May 2011.

“ECB has a longstanding tradition of providing a superior customer experience in all aspects of banking services,” said Mr. Sampson. “I have been challenged to elevate the customer experience by implementing a new suite of technology products designed to support ECB team members and exceed customer expectations. The new suite of products will provide state of the art interfaces for our team members and customers. In turn, our team members will be able to focus on taking the customer experience to the next level.”

All combined, Mr. Sampson brings over 10 years of Information Technology Management experience to ECB. Prior to joining the bank, he was employed by Gateway Bank and Hampton Roads Bankshares serving as the lead manager for IT and Operational functions. Mr. Sampson’s educational background includes graduating from ECPI College of Technology, Western Governors University, NCBA School of Banking. He is currently enrolled in the MBA program at Western Governors University. He is a Veteran of the United States Marine Corps and serves as Junior Vice Commandant with the Marine Corps League Albemarle Detachment 1258.

1 of 2

Select the service that is right for you!

Action Alerts PLUS
Try it NOW

Jim Cramer and Stephanie Link actively manage a real portfolio and reveal their money management tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.

Product Features:
  • $2.5+ million portfolio
  • Large-cap and dividend focus
  • Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
  • Weekly roundups
TheStreet Quant Ratings
Try it NOW
Only $49.95/yr

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
  • Upgrade/downgrade alerts
Stocks Under $10
Try it NOW

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

Product Features:
  • Model portfolio
  • Stocks trading below $10
  • Intraday trade alerts
  • Weekly roundups
Dividend Stock Advisor
Try it NOW

Jim Cramer's protege, 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
  • Alerts when market news affect the portfolio
  • Bi-weekly updates with exact steps to take - BUY, HOLD, SELL
Real Money Pro
Try it NOW

All of Real Money, plus 15 more of Wall Street's sharpest minds delivering actionable trading ideas, a comprehensive look at the market, and fundamental and technical analysis.

Product Features:
  • Real Money + Doug Kass Plus 15 more Wall Street Pros
  • Intraday commentary & news
  • Ultra-actionable trading ideas
Options Profits
Try it NOW

Our options trading pros provide daily market commentary and over 100 monthly option trading ideas and strategies to help you become a well-seasoned trader.

Product Features:
  • 100+ monthly options trading ideas
  • Actionable options commentary & news
  • Real-time trading community
  • Options TV
To begin commenting right away, you can log in below using your Disqus, Facebook, Twitter, OpenID or Yahoo login credentials. Alternatively, you can post a comment as a "guest" just by entering an email address. Your use of the commenting tool is subject to multiple terms of service/use and privacy policies - see here for more details.
Submit an article to us!


DOW 17,804.80 +26.65 0.15%
S&P 500 2,070.65 +9.42 0.46%
NASDAQ 4,765.38 +16.9840 0.36%

Brokerage Partners

Rates from

  • Mortgage
  • Credit Cards
  • Auto

Free Newsletters from TheStreet

My Subscriptions:

After the Bell

Before the Bell

Booyah! Newsletter

Midday Bell

TheStreet Top 10 Stories

Winners & Losers

Register for Newsletters
Top Rated Stocks Top Rated Funds Top Rated ETFs