Freedom Bank Hires Senior Banker

Jimmy Whirley joins as SVP, Accounting

James "Jimmy" Whirley, SVP, Accounting (Photo: Business Wire)

FAIRFAX, Va.--()--The Freedom Bank of Virginia (OTCQX: FDVA) a community bank with offices in northern Virginia, today announced the appointment of James “Jimmy” Whirley as SVP, Accounting.

“I am excited to join the Freedom Bank team as the Senior Vice President of Accounting,” said Jimmy Whirley. “I look forward to contributing to the future growth of the company. I think there is a great opportunity to make a difference in the communities we serve.”

Whirley brings over 25 years of accounting and auditing experience to the team. Whirley started his career at Farmers & Merchants National Corp as an auditor. Since 1998, Whirley has held various accounting positions at Middleburg Bank with his most recent position as Vice President and Assistant Controller.

As the SVP of Accounting Whirley supervises the accounting functions and assists the Chief Accounting Officer and CFO with bank wide accounting systems, Treasury, ALCO, regulatory reporting and other accounting functions as needed.

Executive Chairman Richard Litman said, “Jimmy is a very special banker. He brings to the bank a strong work ethic, expert knowledge, commitment to community and passion for helping others.”

About Freedom Bank

Freedom Bank is a community-oriented bank with locations in Fairfax, Reston, Chantilly and Vienna, Virginia. Freedom Bank also has a mortgage division headquartered in Chantilly. For information about Freedom Bank’s deposit and loan services, visit the Bank’s website at www.freedombankva.com.

This release contains forward-looking statements, including our expectations with respect to future events that are subject to various risks and uncertainties. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from management's projections, forecasts, estimates and expectations include: fluctuation in market rates of interest and loan and deposit pricing, adverse changes in the overall national economy as well as adverse economic conditions in our specific market areas, maintenance and development of well-established and valued client relationships and referral source relationships, and acquisition or loss of key personnel. Other risks that can affect the Bank are detailed from time to time in our quarterly and annual reports filed with the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council. We caution readers that the list of factors above is not exclusive. The forward-looking statements are made as of the date of this release, and we may not undertake steps to update the forward-looking statements to reflect the impact of any circumstances or events that arise after the date the forward-looking statements are made. In addition, our past results of operations are not necessarily indicative of future performance.

Contacts

Freedom Bank of Virginia
Craig S. Underhill
President & Chief Executive Officer
703-242-5300
cunderhill@freedombankva.com

Contacts

Freedom Bank of Virginia
Craig S. Underhill
President & Chief Executive Officer
703-242-5300
cunderhill@freedombankva.com