Danville, VA – During the 126th Annual Convention of the Virginia Bankers Association, Jeffrey V. Haley, President & CEO of American National Bank & Trust Company, was named Chairman of the Virginia Bankers Association (VBA). He is the VBA’s 127th Chairman and the third Chairman from American National following William H. Jefferson and Charles H. Majors.
Commenting on Haley’s election, Bruce T. Whitehurst, VBA President & CEO said, “We are delighted to welcome Jeff to the position of chairman for the 2019-2020 programming year. As a proven bank CEO and industry leader, he brings a wealth of experience and strategic vision to the association, Jeff exemplifies true commitment to our industry and has already proven to be a significant asset to our board.”
Haley has been active in the Virginia Bankers Association since the late 90s and views his installation as chairman to be a professional privilege. “Banks do such amazing work to support the well-being of their communities as drivers of economic development and champions of financial education and I am proud to chair an organization that plays such a vital role in the industry,” remarked Haley.
Haley is an alumnus of James Madison University and the North Carolina School of Executive Bank Management. Active in many professional and civic organizations, he currently serves as a Chairman of Bankers Insurance, LLC and a board member of the Virginia Chamber of Commerce. Additionally, he serves as a member of the Danville Rotary Club and as Treasurer of the Future of the Piedmont Foundation.