At First Virginia Community Bank, we conduct our business both with our heads and with our hearts. That’s why we’re committed to giving back to our communities — to ensure a brighter future for everyone. FVCbank is a family, and we want that feeling of belonging to extend well beyond our walls, spreading out into the communities that we serve. Being a good corporate citizen means actively playing a role in the community; this is why many of our managers, officers and board members are involved in local philanthropic and civic organizations.
We strive both as a company and as individuals to improve the quality of life in the communities we serve. First Virginia Community Bank delivers banking and credit needs to each community, including low- and moderate-income individuals. We do this through our dedicated employees who volunteer their time and talents in each of our local communities.
The positive impact that First Virginia Community Bank is committed to making is demonstrated by our team members, who believe that one person really can make a difference.
Brittany Bower — Assistant Branch Manager
Ms. Bowers is a committee member of the Alzheimer's Association and has also participated in the NOVA Family Services Back to School Event and the Clean the World Soap Drive.
William Byers — Executive Vice President & Chief Lending Officer
Mr. Byers is the director of Loudoun Water as well as serves on the board of the Loudon County Economic Development Authority.
Alissa Curry — Senior Vice President
Ms. Curry serves on the board of directors at the Animal Welfare League of Arlington and participates in the ethics and finance committees. She also serves on the board of directors for Doorways for Women and Families, an organization that creates pathways out of domestic violence and homelessness. Additionally, she's on the advisory board for the Virginia Hospital Center Women's Health and Empowerment Circle.
Todd Dempsey — Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer
Mr. Dempsey serves on the Fairfax County Consolidated Community Funding Pool (CCFP)--Selection Advisory Committee. CCFP funds projects that provide for human services, affordable housing development administration, and construction and acquisition and/or rehabilitation of affordable housing in Fairfax County. He is also the treasurer for the McLean Rotary Club Foundation and a chairperson for the Business Finance Group--Loan Committee. Mr. Dempsey coaches for SYA, CYA and Special Olympics.
Peggy S. Elie — Vice President & Branch Manager
Ms. Elie volunteers at the Embry Rucker Community Shelter, which is a program of Cornerstones. Cornerstones is a nonprofit organization that promotes self-sufficiency by providing support and advocacy for those in need of food, shelter, affordable housing, quality childcare, and other human services.
James C. Elliott — Senior Vice President
Mr. Elliott serves as a director of the Chesapeake Business Finance Corporation (CBFC). CBFC makes SBA 504 loans to businesses in Northern Virginia, Maryland, DC and Eastern West Virginia. He also serves on the board of directors for Prince William Chamber of Commerce and Regents Leadership Prince William.
Patricia Ferrick — Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer
Ms. Ferrick is a member of the board of directors at the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Washington DC.
Brooke E. Johnson — Vice President
Mrs. Johnson is a director and secretary of the Optimist Club of Central Fairfax, an organization that provides hope and a positive vision for kids. Brooke also volunteers her time at the 5K walk for Growing Hope.
Anna Keefe — Assistant to Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer
Ms. Keefe is a volunteer, foster and events coordinator for Operation Paws for Homes, Inc., (OPH) a non-profit organization that rescues dogs of all breeds from high-kill shelters in the south. OPH places the dogs in foster homes in VA, MD, DC and Southern PA where they are cared for until adopted.
Todd E. Lattimer — Senior Vice President & Commercial Loan Officer
Mr. Lattimer is a past president of the Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce and currently serves on the executive advisory council as an active member.
Farideh Mullafiroze — Vice President
Ms. Mullafiroze is president of the board of directors of the Clifton Chapter of Business Network International (BNI), a business and professional referral organization.
Michael Nassy — Executive Vice President
Mr. Nassy serves on the board of directors at N Street Village, a group that supports homeless women in DC. He also volunteers as a workshop facilitator for Inroads and serves on the department of finance advisory board for Howard University.
Christine Rowe — Vice President
Mrs. Rowe is a volunteer member of the Loan Review Committee, Ways to Work Loan Program for the Northern Virginia Family Services Organization. Ways to Work's mission is to improve the financial condition of low-income working families across the country and to help them overcome barriers to employment or education.
Tonya L. Smith — Vice President & Branch Manager
Ms. Smith is an active member of NOVA Family Services and also volunteers for the City of Manassas.