SPRINGFIELD, Va. - First Virginia Community Bank (FVCbank) opens its new central Springfield office Dec 2. The company’s expansion is another signal of the positive trajectory of FVCbank, which has been recognized as one of the fastest-growing business in Virginia this year.
“First Virginia Community Bank long has recognized the value and energy of the Springfield market and so we are thrilled with the opportunity to establish our presence in the community and bring with us a dynamic and seasoned team,” said David W. Pijor, FVCbank Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. “Our Springfield team will play an integral role in FVCbank’s continued aggressive growth in 2014 and beyond.”
The Springfield branch is led by banking professionals who have demonstrated a commitment to serving Virginia and Springfield in particular, Pijor said. Springfield branch manager Pati Gambino, a 45-year veteran of the area banking industry, has spent 35 years serving the Springfield community throughout her career. Senior Vice President Todd Lattimer, with 36 years in the banking industry, will run the branch’s commercial lending efforts. He has served as president of the Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce, president of Springfield-Franconia Lions Club and chairman of the Northern Virginia Young Bankers Section of the Virginia Bankers Association.
FVCbank will open its central Springfield branch at the 6500 block of Backlick Road.
As of September 2013, FVCbank total assets have grown to $474.486 million, an annualized increase of 16.3 percent, or $68.967 million, compared with $422.761 million in December 2012. Further, gross loans totaled $375.333 million, an annualized increase of 17.7 percent, or $58.539 million, compared with $331.429 million in December 2012.