Virginia Commonwealth Bank Welcomes Bill Bien As Senior Vice President, Commercial Banking

Virginia Commonwealth Bank Welcomes Bill Bien As Senior Vice President, Commercial Banking

RICHMOND, Va., May 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Randal R. Greene, President and Chief Executive Officer of Bay Banks of Virginia, Inc. (OTCQB: BAYK), holding company of Virginia Commonwealth Bank and VCB Financial Group, announces that Virginia Commonwealth Bank has hired Bill Bien as Senior Vice President, Commercial Banking. In this role, Mr. Bien's responsibility will be developing commercial banking relationships in the Richmond region by helping businesses increase their probability of success.

"We are pleased to welcome Bill to Virginia Commonwealth Bank," noted Greene. "Bill's extensive experience in commercial banking and leadership roles will further our growth trajectory and advance our commercial lending goals while achieving service excellence for our customers within the Richmond market."

Mr. Bien joins Virginia Commonwealth Bank with 35 years of banking experience specializing in both retail and commercial banking in the Richmond region.  Mr. Bien most recently served as Senior Vice President in commercial banking with Park Sterling Bank after spending over fourteen years with First Capital Bank which was recently acquired by Park Sterling Bank.  

In accepting this position as Senior Vice President, Commercial Banking, Mr. Bien stated, "I am very happy to be moving back to a locally oriented and managed community bank. I spent the majority of my career in smaller, local financial institutions and my customers through the years have preferred a more personable and interactive business relationship. VCB is well-positioned to enable me to continue to deliver the services and expertise our customers need."

"Virginia Commonwealth Bank continues to expand its team of seasoned professionals in the Richmond market.  We are very selective in our hiring process as we want to maintain our vision of a true community bank and customer-focused service built on relationships of trust and integrity. We are fortunate to have someone of Bill's caliber to join our commercial team," stated Gary Armstrong, Chief Executive Officer, Richmond Market Executive.

About Bay Banks of Virginia  

Bay Banks of Virginia, Inc. is the bank holding company for Virginia Commonwealth Bank and Bay Trust Company.  Founded in the 1930's, Virginia Commonwealth Bank and the former Bank of Lancaster, are now combined and headquartered in Richmond, Virginia.  With nineteen banking offices located throughout the Richmond market area, the Northern Neck region, Tri-Cities area of Petersburg, Hopewell and Colonial Heights, Middlesex County and Suffolk, the bank serves businesses, professionals and consumers with a wide variety of financial services, including retail and commercial banking, investment services, and mortgage banking.   VCB Financial Group provides management services for personal and corporate trusts, including estate planning, estate settlement and trust administration.

For further information, contact Randal R. Greene, President and Chief Executive Officer, at 800-435-1140 or

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