Virginia Commerce Bank proudly announces the recent expansion of its training programs with the establishment of a Retail Training and Development Department. The creation of the new department was part of a restructuring of the Bank’s training efforts to meet the learning needs of employees as they grow within the Bank. The Retail Training and Development Department is responsible for the ongoing training and professional development of employees who work in the Bank’s 28 branches. The focus of this department is to provide a comprehensive suite of training workshops and courses to enhance employees’ knowledge and skills, better preparing them to support the Bank’s mission to provide trusted financial advice to its clients. Leading the newly established department is Linda Martin, Senior Vice President, Retail Training and Development. Prior to this position, she was the Regional Manager responsible for the Bank’s Alexandria and Southeastern Fairfax County branches. Ms. Martin is an ardent advocate of educational enrichment both in the Bank and in the community. Retail Training and Development is an extension of corporate training programs already established at Virginia Commerce Bank. Linda Fourney, Senior Vice President, Organizational Development, oversees training opportunities and organizational development initiatives for all Bank employees. Under her leadership, the Bank’s internally-designed Leadership Skills Development Program was recently launched to support employee growth potential and performance excellence through one-on-one mentoring and leadership training seminars conducted by company subject matter experts. “Investing in the development of the Bank’s employees is critical to ensuring that our staff has the knowledge and training to deliver exceptional customer service,” emphasized Peter A. Converse, President and CEO of Virginia Commerce Bank. “The Bank will continue to support excellence by encouraging, inspiring and supporting learning and professional development at all levels of the organization.” About Virginia Commerce Bank Established in 1988, Virginia Commerce Bank (NASDAQ:VCBI) is a full-service, community bank headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, with over $2.9 billion in assets. The Bank serves the Northern Virginia and Fredericksburg markets with twenty-eight branches, a mortgage lending office and a wealth management services department. For further information about VCB’s many services and a map of convenient locations, please visit our Web site at VCBonline.com . © 2012 Virginia Commerce Bank, All Rights Reserved.