Board of Directors of Virginia National Bank
William D. Dittmar, Jr., Chairman of the Board
William D. Dittmar, Jr. serves as the non-executive chairman of Virginia National Bankshares Corporation (Virginia National) and Virginia National Bank. Mr. Dittmar is the managing member of Enterprise Properties, LLC in Charlottesville, Virginia, which is the parent company for various real estate and commercial property subsidiaries, as well as other investments. In addition to his extensive business background as a corporate executive, real estate executive and project manager, Mr. Dittmar is also well-versed in economic issues. Mr. Dittmar has served as a director of Virginia National since its incorporation in 2013 and a director of Virginia National Bank since its formation in 1998.
John B. Adams, Jr., Vice Chairman of the Board
John B. Adams, Jr. serves as non-executive vice chairman of Virginia National and Virginia National Bank. Mr. Adams also serves as president and chief executive officer of Bowman Companies, Inc., primarily a family real estate holding company, and was a director of Universal Corporation, a publicly traded company headquartered in Richmond, Virginia, from 2003 to 2018. He was president and chief executive officer of A. Smith Bowman Distillery from 1989 to 2003. Mr. Adams served as chairman of The National Theatre in Washington, D.C. for 25 years and has served on the foundation boards of several higher education institutions. As a result of his various leadership roles, Mr. Adams brings to the Board valuable insight and business acumen, along with significant business expertise. Prior to joining the Virginia National and Virginia National Bank boards in April 2021, Mr. Adams served as a director of Fauquier Bankshares, Inc. (Fauquier) and The Fauquier Bank from 2002 to March 2021. He was chairman of Fauquier and The Fauquier Bank from 2010 to March 2021.
Glenn W. Rust
Glenn W. Rust is president and chief executive officer of Virginia National Bank and Virginia National Bankshares Corp. He has over 50 years of experience in the financial services industry, as well as experience in technology and network systems design, banking, government, and corporate restructuring. Prior to joining Virginia National Bank in 2006, he held various executive management positions at Texas Commerce Bank, Chemical Bank, J.P Morgan, Chase and Sterling Bank. Mr. Rust brings wide-ranging executive bank management experience to Virginia National, as well as expertise in successfully managing growth opportunities. Mr. Rust also serves on the board of, and provides advice and strategic counsel to, several charitable organizations in the Charlottesville, Houston, and Washington, D.C. areas. Mr. Rust has served as a director of Virginia National Bankshares Corp. since its incorporation in 2013 and a director of Virginia National Bank since 2006.
Steven W. Blaine
Steven W. Blaine is an attorney in the Charlottesville, Virginia, primarily practicing in business and real estate law. He is currently Of Counsel with Woods Roger, PLC. Prior to joining Woods Rogers in August 2019, Mr. Blaine was a partner with LeClairRyan since 1999 and was a partner of McGuireWoods LLP prior to that. As a practicing attorney, Mr. Blaine provides more than 36 years of experience as a corporate and transactional attorney. He also provides valuable insight into the local real estate economy and brings his legal perspective to bear in matters related to Virginia National. Mr. Blaine has served as a director of Virginia National since its incorporation in 2013 and a director of Virginia National Bank since its formation in 1998.
Kevin T. Carter
Mr. Carter has been in the Hotel business for over 40-years and currently serves as the Managing Director for Lansdowne Resort and just prior served as the President of Guests, Inc., a full-service Hotel management company headquartered in Strasburg, Virginia. Having held other positions such as Director, Corporate Director, Resident Manager, General Manager, Independent Consultant and a 16-year stint as the Managing Director for the Airlie Foundation.
He is a former member of the Town Council of Warrenton, Virginia, where he was elected to two terms. Carter currently serves on the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors representing the Center magisterial district, sits on the Board of Directors for the Virginia National Bank and the Board of Southern Innkeepers Association where he previously served as President. Mr. Carter has been a member of the Board of Directors for the Fauquier Hospital and Health System and the PATH Foundation. In addition, he has served as the President of the Warrenton Rotary Club and Senior Warden and School Board Treasurer for the St. James Episcopal Church in Warrenton, Virginia and the legislative affairs committee chairman for the Fauquier Chamber of Commerce
Through his personal community involvement and his professional experience, Mr. Carter provides the Board with significant market knowledge and financial management skills. Prior to joining the Virginia National and Virginia National Bank boards in April 2021, Mr. Carter served as a director of Fauquier Bankshares and The Fauquier Bank from 2016 to March 2021.
Hunter E. Craig
Hunter E. Craig is president of Hunter E. Craig Co., a residential, commercial and industrial property company. Since 1991, Mr. Craig has been a principal real estate broker with Georgetown Real Estate. Mr. Craig is involved in various business activities and civic organizations in the Charlottesville area. As a lifelong resident of Charlottesville and a co-founder of Virginia National Bank, Mr. Craig provides a deep knowledge of local business conditions and has extensive community contacts. Mr. Craig has served as a director of Virginia National since 2020 and a director of Virginia National Bank since its formation in 1998.
Randolph D. Frostick
Randolph D. Frostick is an attorney and a shareholder of Vanderpool, Frostick and Nishanian, P.C., a law firm located in Manassas, Virginia, which focuses primarily on civil litigation, business, employment, real estate transactions, financing, land use and development. Mr. Frostick joined the firm in 1987. In addition to practicing law, Mr. Frostick is actively involved in real estate development and commercial leasing in Manassas, Virginia. Mr. Frostick brings to the Board insightful knowledge and valuable business expertise. Prior to joining the Virginia National and Virginia National Bank boards in April 2021, Mr. Frostick served as a director of Fauquier Bankshares and The Fauquier Bank from 2009 through March 2021.
Linda M. Houston
Linda M. Houston, retired, was employed with Merrill Lynch/Bank of America Corporation from 1987 to May 2017. From 2011 to 2017, Ms. Houston served as managing director/division executive. Her prior roles with Merrill Lynch included head of Global Wealth and Investment Management Diversity and Inclusion Council, regional managing director, national marketing and sales manager, and managing director/market executive. Ms. Houston has extensive experience in wealth and investment management, compliance and compensation practices. Ms. Houston has served as a director of Virginia National and Virginia National Bank since 2018.
Jay B. Keyser
Jay B. Keyser - Since January 2015, Mr. Keyser has served as the chief executive of the William A. Hazel Family Office. He is also the manager of various real estate ventures and trustee of multiple trusts relating to the Hazel family. He currently serves on the board and was the chief executive officer of William A. Hazel, Inc., a site construction company headquartered in Chantilly, Virginia, from June 2008 to December 2014. Mr. Keyser had served for 25 years in various capacities, including chief financial officer, of this construction entity. He has served as board trustee for Highland School, located in Warrenton, Virginia. He received his Certified Public Accountant certification in 1982 and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Virginia Society of CPAs. Mr. Keyser brings vast business and financial management knowledge and experience to the Board. Prior to joining the Virginia National and Virginia National Bank boards in April 2021, Mr. Keyser served as a director of Fauquier Bankshares and The Fauquier Bank from 2009 to March 2021.
Sterling T. Strange, III
Sterling T. Strange, III is president and chief executive officer of The Solution Design Group, Inc., an information technology software firm to the public sector and higher education industries, located in Warrenton, Virginia and Orlando, Florida. Prior to founding The Solution Design Group, Inc. in 2004, Mr. Strange was president and founder of Decision Support Technologies, Inc., a transportation software company that provided solutions and services to over 100 airports and seaports worldwide. Mr. Strange has served in senior management positions in both private and public companies for over 30 years. He provides valuable entrepreneurial experience and financial management expertise to the Board. Prior to joining the Virginia National and Virginia National Bank boards in April 2021, Mr. Strange served as a director of Fauquier Bankshares and The Fauquier Bank from 2007 to March 2021.
Gregory L. Wells
Greg L. Wells was chief executive officer, until October 2020, of ACAC Fitness and Wellness Centers, which has centers in Charlottesville and Richmond, Virginia, in West Chester, Pennsylvania, and in Baltimore and Germantown, Maryland. He also served as a board member of PT@ACAC, a joint venture between Legacy Management, Inc. and Martha Jefferson Sentara. Prior to joining ACAC in 2006, he was the chief executive officer and an owner of Mailing Services of Virginia in Charlottesville and held executive positions with the former Centel Corporation. Mr. Wells has experience in leading companies of various sizes, including responsibilities for finance, strategic planning, operations, business development, marketing and human resources. Mr. Wells has served as a director of Virginia National since its incorporation in 2013 and a director of Virginia National Bank since 2012.