People: Bank of the James (BOTJ.OQ)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Thomas Pettyjohn

68 2009 Independent Chairman of the Board

Robert Chapman

50 2004 President, Director of the Company; President and Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Bank

Augustus Petticolas

64 2009 Independent Vice Chairman of the Board

J. Todd Scruggs

45 2007 Treasurer, Secretary, Director of the Company; EVP, CFO, Director of the Bank

Harry Umberger

47 2007 Executive Vice President and Senior Credit Officer of the Bank

William Bryant

48 2012 Director

Lewis Addison

61 2006 Independent Director

John Alford

52 2009 Independent Director

Donna Clark

62 1998 Independent Director

James Daly

55 2007 Independent Director

Julie Doyle

49 2011 Independent Director

Watt Foster

53 2005 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Thomas Pettyjohn

Mr. Thomas W. Pettyjohn, Jr., is an Independent Chairman of Bank Of The James Financial Group Inc., since May 2009. He is the Chairman of the Board of Financial. Mr. Pettyjohn grew up in Amherst County and has been a resident of Lynchburg since 1972. Mr. Pettyjohn received a bachelor’s degree in History and a J.D. from Washington & Lee University. He is currently a principal of Davidson & Garrard, Inc., an investment advisory firm in Lynchburg. Mr. Pettyjohn has an extensive banking background, having worked at Central Fidelity National Bank for many years. While at Central Fidelity, Mr. Pettyjohn held the titles of Executive Vice President and Division Manager of Residential Real Estate, Executive Vice President and Division Manager of Commercial Banking/Western Division, Vice President and In-House Counsel of Central Fidelity Bank’s predecessor, Fidelity American Bankshares, Inc., and statewide Manager for Indirect Lending. At the time of his retirement from Central Fidelity, Mr. Pettyjohn was Executive Vice President of Real Estate Administration for the Mortgage Division. Mr. Pettyjohn is currently on the board of directors and chairman of the finance committee of Amazement Square Children’s Museum. He has served as the President of the board of directors of Boonsboro Country Club, an elder and deacon of First Presbyterian Church and as chairman of the board of the First Presbyterian Weekday School. Mr. Pettyjohn has extensive experience in and knowledge of banking and law, including real estate, lending, commercial banking and financial matters and brings this valuable experience to the board.

Robert Chapman

Mr. Robert R. Chapman, III, is President, Director of Bank Of The James Financial Group Inc. He serves as the President of Financial and the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Bank. He has been a resident of Lynchburg for sixteen years and has been the President of Financial since January 2004 and President and CEO of the Bank since January 2003. Mr. Chapman was a co-organizer of Bank of the James in 1999. Previously, Mr. Chapman was Vice President and Branch Manager and a Commercial Account Manager at Crestar Bank for 15 years. Mr. Chapman is a graduate of Virginia Military Institute where he received a bachelor’s degree in Economics. Following graduation, Mr. Chapman served as First Lieutenant in the United States Army. Mr. Chapman graduated from the Stonier Graduate School of Banking. He has served as a board member of Lynch’s Landing, board member of the Court Appointed Special Advocates Program, board member of the Lynchburg Regional Chamber of Commerce, the Chairman of the United Way of Central Virginia, is currently President of the Lynchburg City Schools Education Foundation, and also serves on the board of Amazement Square and the Centra Foundation, is a member of First Presbyterian Church and The Lynchburg Morning Rotary Club. In addition to his extensive experience in bank administration, asset/liability management, residential and commercial real estate lending, and business and industry lending, Mr. Chapman has experience in the day-to-day management of the Bank and knowledge of business and operations.

Augustus Petticolas

Dr. Augustus A. Petticolas, Jr., is an Independent Vice Chairman of Bank Of The James Financial Group Inc. He has practiced dentistry in Lynchburg since 1976. He is a graduate of Livingstone College in Salisbury, North Carolina and holds a bachelor’s degree in English with a minor in Biological Sciences and French. He earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree at the University of Maryland. Dr. Petticolas is involved in numerous community endeavors and is a founding board member of the Free Clinic of Central Virginia, Inc. In addition, he currently serves on the boards of the Greater Lynchburg Community Trust, Centra Health, Inc. and Centra Health Foundation. He joined the board of directors of Bank of the James in 2005. In July, 2008, Governor Tim Kaine appointed Dr. Petticolas to serve a four-year term on the Virginia Board of Dentistry. Dr. Petticolas brings business experience, knowledge of project management, and leadership skills to the board.

J. Todd Scruggs

Mr. J. Todd Scruggs is Treasurer, Secretary, Director of Bank Of The James Financial Group Inc.,since 2007. He is the Secretary-Treasurer of Financial and Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the Bank. Mr. Scruggs was a co-organizer of the Bank and has served as its Chief Financial Officer since its formation in 1999. Prior to serving as an organizer for the Bank, Mr. Scruggs worked at Crestar Investment Group, where he was a Financial Consultant and an Investment Representative. Prior to that, Mr. Scruggs was a tax specialist and financial analyst for Ericsson GE Mobile Communications and Assistant to the Vice President of Finance and Controller of Old Dominion Box Company, Inc. Mr. Scruggs has a Bachelor of Science in commerce from the University of Virginia McIntire School of Commerce. Mr. Scruggs also graduated from the University of South Carolina School of Graduate Bank Investment Management. Mr. Scruggs is Secretary of both Financial and the Bank. He currently serves on the board of the Interfaith Outreach Association and is involved with the Alliance for Families and Children’s Ways to Work Program. He has served on the board of the Central Virginia Community College Education Foundation and served on the board of the E.C. Glass Foundation. Mr. Scruggs has experience in preparing and reviewing complex financial information, investment, asset/liability management, and regulatory matters.

Harry Umberger

Mr. Harry P. Umberger is an Executive Vice President and Senior Credit Officer of the Bank, subsidiary of Bank of the James Financial Group, Inc since December 2007. From 2003 to 2007, Mr. Umberger served as Senior Vice President and Senior Credit Officer of the Bank. He joined the Bank in 2001 as a Vice President and Commercial Lender. Mr. Umberger started his banking career in 1990 with Sovran Bank. He had also worked with two other Region 2000 community banks prior to joining Bank of the James. Mr. Umberger has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Hampden-Sydney College with majors in both Economics and Spanish. He is also a graduate of the Virginia Banker’s School of Bank Management. Mr. Umberger currently serves on the Strategic and Facilities Master Plan Steering Committee for Campbell County Schools. He also serves on the schools’ Local Advisory Committee for the Gifted. Mr. Umberger coaches youth sports with both the Timbrook Youth Basketball League and the Timbrook Little League.

William Bryant

Mr. William C. Bryant, III, serves as Director of Bank Of The James Financial Group Inc., since 2005. He is the President of and Auctioneer for Ted Counts Realty and Auction Company. He holds a B.S. in Business Management from LaSalle University. Mr. Bryant received a certificate in Real Estate Appraisal from the International College of Real Estate Appraisal in Columbia, Tennessee and is a graduate of the Mosley Flint School of Real Estate in Roanoke, Virginia. In addition, he is a graduate of the Mendenhall School of Auctioneering in High Point, North Carolina, and obtained CAI designation through Indiana University, the Certified Auctioneers Institute in Bloomington, Indiana. Mr. Bryant is a member of the National Association of Realtors, the Virginia Association of Realtors, the National Association of Auctioneers and the Virginia Association of Auctioneers. He serves on the boards of the Lynchburg Regional Chamber of Commerce and the Commonwealth of Virginia Auctioneers Regulator Board, is a member of the Lynchburg Board of Realtors, the Organization of Professional Real Estate Appraisers and the National Association of Real Estate Appraisers. Mr. Bryant provides executive experience, broad ties to the business community and significant experience in valuing assets in a broad range of categories, including real estate, heavy equipment, and livestock.

Lewis Addison

Mr. Lewis C. Addison is an Independent Director of Bank Of The James Financial Group Inc., since 2006. He is a Senior Vice President and CFO for Centra Health and has been associated with Centra Health since 1979. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Business with a Major in Accounting from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants and is a Past President of the Virginia Chapter of Healthcare Financial Management Association. He currently serves as Treasurer for Centra Health, and as a board member and Treasurer for the Centra Health Foundation. In addition, Mr. Addison is a board member for the Bedford Memorial Hospital and the Southside Community Hospital. He is a board member and Treasurer for CCRC, Inc. (The Summit) and previously served as Chairman of the Finance Committee for Amherst Baptist Church. Mr. Addison has extensive experience in complex financial matters and serves as Financial’s audit committee financial expert under SEC guidelines.

John Alford

Mr. John R. Alford,Jr., is an Independent Director of Bank Of The James Financial Group Inc., since June 16, 2009. He is a shareholder with Caskie & Frost, P.C., a law firm based in Lynchburg. In his practice, Mr. Alford provides advice to corporations and other business entities in matters of corporate law, commercial transactions, and real estate and to individual clients in matters including estate planning, estate administration, and real estate matters. He received a bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of Virginia and a J.D. from Washington & Lee University School of Law. Prior to joining the board of directors of Financial, Mr. Alford was a member of the Bank’s Lynchburg Advisory Board. Mr. Alford is a board member of the Greater Lynchburg Community Trust, a Trustee for James River Day School and a former Chairman and Board Member for the Alliance for Families & Children. Mr. Alford provides the board with valuable experience and perspective gained in the legal profession as well as strong business contacts.

Donna Clark

Ms. Donna Schewel Clark is an Independent Director ofBank Of The James Financial Group Inc., since 1998. She has been Secretary and General Counsel of Schewel Furniture Company, Inc. since 1993. Ms. Clark received a bachelor’s degree in English Literature from Goucher College, a Masters of Arts from Brown University, and J.D. from the Marshall-Wythe School of Law, College of William and Mary. Ms. Clark currently serves as vice chair of the board of directors of New Vistas School, chair of the Board of Administration of Agudath Sholom Congregation and chair of the Campaign for Equal Justice of the Virginia Legal Aid Society. Ms. Clark provides the board with legal experience, particularly in the area of business law, as well as experience in liability management and consumer financing.

James Daly

Mr. James F. Daly serves as an Independent Director of Bank of the James, since 2007. He is the Vice President of Daly Seven, Inc., a company engaged primarily in hotel development and management. Mr. Daly has served in this capacity since 1980. He is a graduate of Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University where he received a bachelor’s degree in Business Management. He currently serves on the advisory board for the Boys and Girls Club of Lynchburg. Mr. Daly provides experience in commercial real estate management, commercial real estate financing, construction project management, and business operations.

Julie Doyle

Ms. Julie P. doyle is an Independent Director of Bank Of The James Financial Group Inc., since 2011. She is the President and Executive Director of The Education & Research Foundation, Inc. located in Lynchburg, a position she has held since 2005. Ms. Doyle directs the business operations of a clinical trial company whose primary market focus is dermatological medications and products. She oversees the Phase I-IV clinical studies for pharmaceutical and consumer product companies. Ms. Doyle holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Notre Dame and a Master of Business Administration degree from George Washington University. Active in the community, Ms. Doyle currently holds board positions with Centra Health, Lynchburg College, Lynchburg City Schools Education Foundation, the Notre Dame Monogram Club, and Step with Links. She formerly served as the chair of the Lynchburg City School Board. Ms. Doyle provides the board with executive experience, a strong financial background, and good relationships within the community.

Watt Foster

Mr. Watt R. Foster, Jr., is an Independent Director of Bank Of The James Financial Group Inc., since 2005. He is a native of Brookneal. Mr. Foster is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Foster Fuels, Inc., a company engaged primarily in the sale of petroleum and propane products and related products as well as the provision of emergency fuel delivery throughout the United States. He is also owner of Phelps Creek Angus Farm, a 500 head cow-calf operation location in Campbell County. Mr. Foster received a bachelor’s degree in Business Management from James Madison University. Mr. Foster is a member of the Staunton River Chapter of the Masonic Lodge and is an elder at Hat Creek Presbyterian Church in Brookneal, Virginia. Mr. Foster also served on the board for Dixie Youth Girls Softball. Mr. Foster provides the board with a strong knowledge of business, including the operation of wide ranging, complex operations, and real estate purchase and development.

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