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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 nine locations covering Washington, Russell, Tazewell and Wythe Counties in Virginia and Mercer County in West Virginia. 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 - Retired Business Owner
  • Scott C. Cole - Olde Virginia Pharmacy/Partner
  • John D. Jessee - Vice President/CFO, Appalachian National 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
  • Paul E. Williams - Vice Chairman of the Board
  • John J. Breedlove - President, Heintzmann Corp. North America

Executive Management


  • George W. McCall III - Executive Chairman
  • John C. Thompson - President, Chief Executive Officer
  • Hilary A.B. Paisley - Senior Vice President, Chief Financial 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