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First Sentinel Bank - Subsidiary of First Region Bancshares, Inc.

About Us

Local people serving local people. Our motto is the driving force behind all of First Sentinel Bank's efforts to build deeper connections with our communities, our customers, and our employees. First Sentinel Bank continues to stand apart from competitors through grass-roots involvement with our local communities, and with our emphasis on providing excellent financial solutions for individuals and businesses, we continue to focus on building a strong team and growing our core strengths. At our heart, First Sentinel Bank endeavors to be more than just another community bank. We are a partner in the growth and success of our local communities and the individuals and businesses we serve. 

Since our original charter in 1978, First Sentinel Bank has grown into one of the leading community banks in Southwest Virginia/Southern West Virginia. Over the years we have expanded our reach from our first location in Richlands, VA, to eleven locations serving Southwest Virginia, Southern West Virginia, and Eastern Tennessee. As we continue to grow our reach to serve even more communities in the future, we remain committed to our core goal: Local people serving local people. With our dedication to providing personal attention and excellent service in everything we do, our communities and customers can always depend on First Sentinel Bank.

Our Board of Directors Officers and Management Team

Executive Chairman

         George W. McCall III

Board of Directors

  • Aaron G. Brewster - Vice Chairman of the Board, Retired Business Owner
  • Scott C. Cole - Olde Virginia Pharmacy/Partner
  • John D. Jessee - Vice President/CFO, Appalachian Natural Gas Distribution Company
  • Phillip C. Justice Jr. - Attorney
  • George W. McCall III - Executive Chairman
  • John C. Thompson - President and Chief Executive Officer, First Sentinel Bank
  • John J. Breedlove - Retired General Manager

Executive Management

  • George W. McCall III - Executive Chairman
  • John C. Thompson - President, Chief Executive Officer
  • Serena McClanahan - Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer
  • Matthew D. Tiller - Senior Vice President, Chief Credit Officer

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First Sentinel Bank

Community. Stability. Family. Your community bank serving families since 1978