Wells Joins CCB Board of Directors

Jan 03, 2012, 14:54 ET from Citizens Community Bank

SOUTH HILL, Va., Jan. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CCB (OTC: CZYB) is pleased to announce the addition of Ronald S. "Ronnie" Wells to its Board of Directors. His appointment began in December and elevates the Board to an eleven-member advisory panel.

Wells earned an A.S. degree from Ferrum College and completed his Bachelor's degree in General Business and Finance at Virginia Tech. He returned home to South Hill and began working at Brian's Steak House, taking over ownership of the restaurant in 1985. As the only restaurateur on the Board, Wells hopes to provide insight and perspective specifically tailored to the area's small business owners and entrepreneurs.

"My father was one of the bank's founders, and it's an honor for me to continue his legacy as part of CCB," says Wells.  "I'm happy to be a member of the Board and will strive to support the bank's continued growth and presence in our community."

A native of Mecklenburg County, Wells resides in Boydton. He is a member of First Baptist Church in South Hill and serves on the Board of Directors for both the South Hill Chamber of Commerce and Lake Country Area Agency on Aging. His father, James Hart Wells, was a founding member of CCB as well as its first president and CEO. He was highly regarded in the community and passed away in 2004.

The CCB Board of Directors is a diverse body of leading businessmen and citizens charged with overseeing the bank's direction and growth plan.  The board's additional members are Chairman R. T. Arnold, Vice-Chairman Denny Hardee, Secretary Garland W. Baird, J. A. Barker, James A. Butts, III, Matthew B. Glover, Thomas C. Manson, Bill Solari, Norman D. Wagstaff, Jr., and William S. Wilkinson.

Citizens Community Bank is a Virginia state chartered bank headquartered in South Hill, Va.  Opened in December 1999, it operates four branches, three in south central Virginia and one in northern North Carolina. For more information and additional financial data, please visit www.ccbsite.com.

SOURCE Citizens Community Bank