WARRENTON, Va., Feb. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Fauquier Bankshares, Inc. (Nasdaq: FBSS) - Sarah Yakel, CFP®, Vice President and Trust Officer with The Fauquier Bank, has been awarded the Lord Fairfax Community College Board Medallion of Recognition for 2013. A volunteer on the Educational Foundation Board since 2007, Ms. Yakel served as Board Chair in 2012. During her years of service, Ms. Yakel employed her financial expertise to help LFCC navigate the challenges of raising and managing money in a difficult economy.
Board member Lynette Embrey remarks, "At The Fauquier Bank, Sarah provides financial planning and investment management advice to clients. The LFCC Foundation has greatly benefitted from her expertise in this area, particularly during the last several years of uncertainty in financial markets. During Sarah's term on the board, the LFCC Foundation celebrated many successes, including the opening of the Corron Community Development Center."
Ms. Yakel holds a Trust Management/Pre-Law degree from Campbell University, Buies Creek, NC. Since joining The Fauquier Bank in 2004, Ms. Yakel, a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™, has focused her time on comprehensive financial planning and investment management for TFB Wealth Management clients. She is respected for her knowledge and understanding of the complexities of estate planning and her experience in the development of long-term financial plans.
"My focus here is on personal financial planning for professionals and entrepreneurs who are looking to gain control over their financial future. I work with local families, business owners, and non-profits to grow their assets, provide lifetime income during retirement, and protect their future with proper estate planning and insurance," remarks Ms. Yakel.
Fauquier Bankshares, Inc. and its principal subsidiary, The Fauquier Bank, had combined assets of $602.0 million and total shareholders' equity of $48.4 million at December 31, 2012. The Fauquier Bank is an independent, locally-owned, community bank offering a full range of financial services, including internet banking, commercial, retail, insurance, wealth management, and financial planning services through ten banking offices throughout Fauquier and Prince William Counties in Virginia. Additional information is available at www.fauquierbank.com or by calling: (800) 638-3798.
SOURCE Fauquier Bankshares, Inc.