FAIRMONT, W.Va., Sept. 22, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of MVB Financial Corp. (OTCQB: MVBFC) today announced the appointment of Gary A. LeDonne as a Member of its Board of Directors, effective immediately.
Mr. LeDonne is currently an Executive in Residence, at the West Virginia University College of Business and Economics where he teaches income tax accounting, serves as Master of Professional Accountancy Program Coordinator and regularly counsels students on career development.
Prior to joining West Virginia University, Mr. LeDonne served as a Regional Tax Managing partner with Ernst & Young (EY). Gary's regional responsibility spanned twelve offices located in WV, OH, PA, VA, KY, MD and DC. Over the course of his career Gary was based in the Pittsburgh, Columbus and New York City offices of EY. During his three decades of experience in public accounting he worked with hundreds of companies including the world's largest global companies and many privately owned businesses. He also has an extensive background in strategy development, succession planning and talent management. Throughout his career with EY, Gary served banking, insurance and capital market clients.
Mr. LeDonne received his Bachelor of Science degree from Fairmont State College and his Master Professional Accountancy degree from West Virginia University. He is a Certified Public Accountant and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the American Accounting Association. Mr. LeDonne currently serves as Vice Chair of the Fairmont State University Foundation Board and is a member of the WVU College of Business and Economics Visiting Committee. Gary and his wife, Renee, reside in Morgantown, W.Va.
"Gary brings extensive experience in the financial and accounting arenas critical to MVB's growth and future strategic direction," said Stephen R. Brooks, chair, MVB Financial Corp. (MVB), Board of Directors. "Gary will provide additional depth and expertise in assisting the Board carry out its fiduciary role and oversight of regulatory requirements, including sound risk management practices."
MVB Chief Executive Officer, Larry F. Mazza added, "I welcome a new Director, especially of Gary's caliber, who brings such a strong background in financial services to assist MVB as we continue to expand geographically and in complexity."
Mr. LeDonne's Board term is subject to the approval of the shareholders of MVB at the next 2017 annual meeting.
About MVB Financial Corp.
MVB Financial Corp. (OTCQB: MVBF) is a financial holding company headquartered in Fairmont, W.Va. Through its subsidiaries, MVB Bank, Inc., MVB Mortgage and MVB Insurance, the company provides financial services to individuals and corporate clients in the Mid-Atlantic region.
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