National Bank is pleased to announce the promotion of Lora Jones to Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Ms. Jones joined the bank in 2010 as a Corporate Analyst, was promoted to Corporate Analysis Officer in 2011 and was named Controller in 2014. She is a Certified Public Accountant and a graduate of Virginia Tech where she earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance and a Master’s Degree in Accounting and Information Systems.
President and CEO F. Brad Denardo commented, “Lora has been an invaluable member of our team for over a decade. She brings a great deal of experience, expertise, and character to the job every day, and she will certainly be of tremendous benefit to our bank in her new role as Chief Financial Officer. We are very thankful for Lora’s dedicated service and are proud of her earning this significant promotion.”
Ms. Jones currently resides in Blacksburg, Virginia with her husband, Darren, and their two daughters. She is a member of the Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
Founded in Blacksburg in 1891, National Bank is a community bank with 24 full-service offices and one loan production office located throughout Southwest Virginia. The bank is a subsidiary of National Bankshares, Inc., a Blacksburg-based financial holding company with over $1.7 billion in assets.