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J.R. Rodes Named Senior Vice President and Commercial Banker at Bank of the James

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November 21, 2017

J.R. Rodes Named Senior Vice President and Commercial Banker at Bank of the James
For Immediate Release
LYNCHBURG, VA, November 20, 2017 –Bank of the James has announced that J.R. Rodes has been named Senior Vice President and Commercial Banker. Mr. Rodes joined the bank in May 2005 and most recently held the position of SVP and Portfolio Manager.  He is a graduate of Wake Forest University and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance. He is currently headquartered at the bank’s Forest office at 17000 Forest Road. 
Mr. Rodes is a 2015 graduate of the American Bankers Association Stonier Graduate School of Banking at the University of Philadelphia, a three year program for bank executives.
Active in the community, he is a 2008 graduate of Leadership Lynchburg and currently serves on the Alumni Committee. 
About the Company
Bank of the James, a wholly owned subsidiary of Bank of the James Financial Group, Inc. opened for business in July 1999 and is headquartered in Lynchburg, Virginia. The bank operates 13 banking offices and two limited services offices in Virginia serving Altavista, Amherst, Appomattox, Bedford, Charlottesville, Forest, Harrisonburg, Lynchburg, Madison Heights, and Roanoke. The bank offers full investment and insurance services through its BOTJ Investment Services division and BOTJ Insurance, Inc. subsidiary.  The bank provides mortgage loan origination through Bank of the James Mortgage, a division of Bank of the James. Bank of the James Financial Group, Inc. common stock is listed under the symbol “BOTJ” on the NASDAQ Stock Market, LLC.  Additional information on the Company is available at
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