Norman C. Smiley III becomes regional president for First Bank
Norman C. (Butch) Smiley III has joined Strasburg-based First Bank as regional president of the newly formed South region. First Bank formed the region following its acquisition of six branches from Bank of America in Staunton, Dillwyn, Elkton, Farmville, Waynesboro and Woodstock.
Butch most recently served as the president & CEO of Community Bank in Staunton.
He began his banking career in 1982 and resides in Staunton where he is active in the community. According to First Bank, he will work out of the company’s newly established Staunton regional headquarters, which is undergoing renovations over the next several months.
The company also announced that it has hired Paul K. Martin as a senior vice president/market executive and promoted Jeffrey R. Smith to the position of senior vice president/market executive. Martin will work out of the Staunton regional headquarters while Smith will be based out of the Harrisonburg loan production office.
First Bank is a subsidiary of First National Corp.