MVB Bank Appoints West Virginia Market Presidents Market leaders to Support Regional Growth Strategy

FAIRMONT, W.Va., June 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

  • Herman DeProspero Promoted to Market President-North
  • Samuel Gallo Promoted to Market President-Central
  • Jim Rodgers Promoted to Market President-East

Following a record year in earnings and overall performance, MVB Bank has promoted several senior level bank officials as part of an expansion strategy for West Virginia's fastest growing community bank.

Herman DeProspero has been promoted to the position of Market President of MVB Bank, North. His responsibilities include commercial lending and management of the Morgantown-area market, including the development of the MVB's new branch in Sabraton. Mr. DeProspero joined MVB Bank in 2012 as a commercial lender. A Morgantown native, he received his bachelor's degree from Fairmont State University. Prior to joining MVB Bank, Mr. DeProspero, a Certified Public Accountant, was a partner at a leading accounting firm in West Virginia for more than a decade. 

Samuel Gallo has been promoted to the position of Market President of MVB Bank, Central. His responsibilities also include commercial lending, as well as management of the North Central West Virginia market with branches in Fairmont, White Hall, Bridgeport and Clarksburg. A Harrison County native, Mr. Gallo joined MVB Bank in MVB Bank in 2010 as a Vice President for Commercial Lending, with significant community banking experiences throughout North Central West Virginia. Mr. Gallo received his bachelor's and master's degrees from Fairmont State University, and is a graduate of the East Carolina School of Advanced Commercial Lending.

Jim Rodgers has been promoted to the position of Market President of MVB Bank, East. His responsibilities include commercial lending and management of the MVB Bank entities in West Virginia's Eastern Panhandle including two locations in Martinsburg, on Foxcroft and Edwin Miller Blvd., and a location in Charles Town.  A Martinsburg native, Mr. Rodgers has banking industry experience in Florida and West Virginia. A graduate of the McIntire School of Commerce at the University of Virginia, Mr. Rodgers joined MVB Bank in 2011 as a commercial lender.

"These individuals are market leaders who are well-established in each region and are prepared to further develop business and retail client relationships throughout the communities served by MVB Bank. They represent the face of true community banking in our primary markets," said John T. Schirripa, Regional President of MVB Bank. 

About MVB Bank, Inc.
MVB Bank, Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of MVB Financial Corp (OTCQB: MVBF), with locations in Marion, Monongalia and Harrison counties in North Central West Virginia, Berkeley and Jefferson Counties in the Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia, and northern Virginia via Potomac Mortgage Group, Inc.,  a wholly-owned subsidiary of MVB Bank, Inc.  For additional information, visit MVB's website at



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