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For Immediate Release — April 11, 2016
FAIRFAX, Va. – FVCbank (FVCbank) announces the addition of Sharon Jackson as senior vice president and senior retail officer to support consumer and commercial clients. With a focus on expanding the Bank’s specialized retail financial services, Jackson’s financial expertise elevates the Bank’s already solid team in niche industries such as title and escrow, government contracting, healthcare, property management, small business and nonprofit.
“At FVCbank, we are first and foremost a partner for our clients; we form long-lasting relationships based on a foundation of trust because we’re as committed to their success as they are,” said David W. Pijor, FVCbank chairman, president and chief executive officer. “Sharon wholly represents FVCbank’s client-centric personality. Her accomplished career in banking, and specifically in community banking, demonstrates our core values in not only providing our clients with competitive products, but also ensuring a partnership devoted to meeting the needs of clients with speed and accuracy.”
In her role, Jackson will focus on building relationships with businesses at a variety of stages, determining methods to help clients grow and achieve success. She will lead the team in business development efforts, providing consumer and commercial business deposit needs.
In addition to these responsibilities, Jackson will support the Bank’s marketing efforts. Previously managed by Jack Novak, executive vice president and chief marketing officer, Novak plans to retire at the end of April following a tenure of nearly five years with FVCbank and over 43 years in the financial services industry.
A seasoned banker, Jackson is committed to helping clients meet their goals, while realizing efficiencies to enable them to focus on their business. Jackson will combine her commitment to customer service with the Bank’s expansive product options, including flexibility through local decision-making capabilities.
Throughout Jackson’s 30-year banking career, she has held positions with Virginia financial institutions, most recently serving as executive vice president, director of business development for Fairfax-based MainStreet Bank. Jackson began her career in banking as a part-time teller while studying for a career in chemical engineering. She developed a passion for helping people, which coupled with her systematic approach, allows her to quickly determine proper accounts and services to build successful financial outcomes for clients. Her passion translated into her affinity for community banking, knowing that she was working to support local business owners through local resources, and allows for greater customized solutions to help them meet their goals.
“I’ve been so fortunate over the years to work with so many different types of clients and be a part of their success stories,” said Jackson. “I truly enjoy cultivating and maintaining relationships with clients that span many years, and I hold a great respect for FVCbank as our leadership values this same passion. FVCbank offers true flexibility, ensuring we’re able to provide the right solution to meet our client’s needs. It’s gratifying to be able to utilize our resources to help our clients build upon their goals.”
Jackson currently serves on the board of directors of the Central Fairfax Chamber of Commerce, is involved in the Foundation to Fight Blindness, and also regularly volunteers support for Our Daily Bread of Fairfax, helping those struggling with homelessness, as well as Eddie’s Club, an organization committed to providing social activities for children and teens with special needs.
FVCbank continues to focus on strong, strategic growth in the market by attracting and retaining a strong team of talented and experienced bankers. The Bank was recognized regionally as a Top Places to Work by the Washington Post, as well as named one of Virginia’s 50 fastest growing companies for a second year by the Virginia Chamber of Commerce, in addition to achieving record earnings in the Bank’s recently released annual earnings report.