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F&M Bank Welcomes Commercial Lender Ben Thompson to its Growing Team

F&M Bank’s leadership team welcomes Ben Thompson to his new role as a Commercial Relationship Manager.

Mr. Thompson joins F&M Bank most recently from National Bank and brings with him 6 years of retail and commercial banking experience.Ben commented, “I’m excited to join this well-established banking team. I look forward to making new connections and growing relationships to provide our clients a best-in-class community banking experience.”

In this role, Ben will build client relationships, supporting small and large Virginia-based businesses. F&M Bank’s President Senior Vice President and Market Leader, Katherine Preston commented, “We are thrilled to have Ben join the commercial team. He brings a wealth of client experience and finance knowledge to this position and will be integral to our strategic goals moving forward.”

Ben earned a bachelor’s degree from Radford University. He enjoys spending time with family, golfing, and fishing and is passionate about assisting in a client’s success. Ben will support the bank’s market service area and be based at the Crossroads bank branch in Harrisonburg, VA.

About F&M Bank
F&M Bank (FMBM) proudly remains the only publicly traded organization based in Rockingham County, VA, and serves the Shenandoah Valley with 13 full-service branches and a wide variety of financial services including home loans through F&M Mortgage and real estate settlement services and title insurance through VSTitle. F&M Bank has grown to $1.2 billion in assets and employs over 200 employees across the organization. Its conservative approach to finances and sound investments, along with excellent customer service, has made F&M Bank profitable and continues to pave the way for a bright future.
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