By Marie Browning
National Bank announced that veteran banker J. Douglas Thompson has joined the Bank as Senior Vice President of Commercial Loans. Mr. Thompson is a Certified Public Accountant and has 35 years of experience in the financial services industry. Prior to joining National Bank, he served the Southwest Virginia market as a Senior Commercial Lender and Commercial Portfolio Manager. Before relocating to Virginia in 2010, he held leadership positions with a regional bank in Missouri.
The Bank is looking forward to working with Mr. Thompson. F. Brad Denardo, President and CEO of National Bank, said, “He brings a remarkable breadth of experience and a critical knowledge of the local market to our bank. We look forward to introducing him to our customers and working with him in the future.”
Thompson is a Board Member of Community Housing Partners, a member of the Community Investment Panel of the United Way of Montgomery, Radford and Floyd, and is Past President of the Boys & Girls Club of the New River Valley. He is also a guest lecturer at the Virginia Tech School of Business.
The new SVP is a native of Jefferson City, Missouri. He obtained his Bachelors degree in Accounting from Missouri State University. He is also a graduate of several banking schools, including the National Graduate Commercial Lending School at the University of Oklahoma and the Virginia Banker’s Association School of Bank Management.
Mr. Thompson resides in Blacksburg with his wife and three children.
About National Bank
Founded in Blacksburg in 1891, National Bank is a community bank with 25 offices throughout Southwest Virginia. It offers a full range of financial products and services, including deposit accounts, commercial, consumer and mortgage loans, credit cards and trust services. Additional information can be found at the Bank’s website at www.nbbank.com.