Former W.Va. First Lady Gayle C. Manchin Joins MVB Financial Corp. Board

Jul 22, 2013, 11:30 ET from MVB Financial Corp.

FAIRMONT, W.Va., July 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of MVB Financial Corp. (OTCQB: MVBF) today announced the appointment of former West Virginia First Lady Gayle C. Manchin as a Member of its Board of Directors.

Mrs. Manchin currently serves as President for the West Virginia Board of Education, which oversees an annual budget of over $1.4 billion.  In this position, she leverages her previous experiences as an educator in Marion County, W.Va. school system and at Fairmont State University.

A passionate advocate for education and volunteerism to build stronger communities, Mrs. Manchin has been integrally involved with AmeriCorps projects and America's Promise for many years. Mrs. Manchin also worked at the Office of Secretary of Education and the Arts, where she implemented the WV PASS (WV Partnerships to Assure Student Success) initiative.

"We are pleased to have Gayle join our board," said Larry Mazza, CEO of MVB Financial Corp. "As a long-time champion for education throughout West Virginia, Gayle brings a unique perspective as to what it takes to establish the infrastructure to support West Virginia businesses and help them succeed."

Mrs. Manchin's Board term is subject to the approval of the shareholders of MVB at the next 2014 annual meeting.

About MVB Financial Corp.

MVB Financial Corp. ("MVB Financial"; OTCQB: MVBF) was formed on January 1, 2004 as a bank holding company and, effective December 19, 2012, elected to become a financial holding company.  MVB Financial features multiple subsidiaries and affiliated businesses, including MVB Bank, Inc., Potomac Mortgage Group, Inc. (which does business as MVB Mortgage), and MVB Insurance, LLC.

The Company's principal executive offices are located at 301 Virginia Avenue, Fairmont, W.Va., 26554-2777, and its telephone number is (304) 363-4800.  For additional information regarding MVBF visit The OTCQB is a market tier operated by the OTC Market Group Inc., for over-the-counter traded companies that are current in their reporting with a U.S. regulator.

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All statements other than statements of historical fact included herein are, or may be deemed to be, forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21 E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. Such information involves risks and uncertainties that could result in the actual results of MVB Financial Corp. ("MVB Financial" or the "Company") differing from those projected in the forward-looking statements. Important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those discussed in such forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to: (i) the Company may incur loan losses due to negative credit quality trends in the future that may lead to deterioration of asset quality; (ii) the Company may incur increased charge-offs in the future; (iii) the Company could have adverse legal actions of a material nature; (iv) the Company may face competitive loss of customers; (v) the Company may be unable to manage its expense levels; (vi) the Company may have difficulty retaining key employees; (vii) changes in the interest rate environment may have results on the Company's operations materially different from those anticipated by the Company's market risk management functions; (viii) changes in general economic conditions and increased competition could adversely affect the Company's operating results; (ix) changes in other regulations and government policies affecting bank holding companies and their subsidiaries including changes in monetary policies may negatively impact the Company's operating results; (x) the effects of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act may adversely affect the Company; (xi) the risk that the benefits from the acquisition of Potomac Mortgage Group, LLC, now Potomac Mortgage Group, Inc. ("PMG" or "MVB Mortgage") may not be fully realized or may take longer to realize than expected, including as a result of changes in general economic and market conditions, interest and exchange rates, monetary policy, laws and regulations and their enforcement and the degree of competition in the geographic and business areas in which MVB Bank, Inc. ("MVB" or "MVB Bank") and MVB Mortgage operate; (xii) the reaction of the MVB Bank and MVB Mortgage customers, employees and counterparties to the acquisition and integration ; (xiii) the integration of the operations of MVB Bank and MVB Mortgage may be more difficult, costly or time-consuming than expected; (xiv) the risk that the new investments to support the growth of MVB Insurance, LLC ("MVB Insurance") may not be fully realized or may take longer than expected due to general economic and market conditions; (xv) diversion of management time on acquisition or diversified growth issues; and, (xvi) other factors which could cause actual results to differ materially from future results expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements.

SOURCE MVB Financial Corp.