Rebecca Sturm-Clauser—New Director of Marketing & Membership at Retail Merchants Association of Lynchburg. Sturm-Clauser brings eight years of experience in business coaching to her new position. Looking ahead, she hopes to add more educational classes and open networking in addition to the organization’s traditional events.

Mike Cook—Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Strategic Referral Team. Cook is a Business Coach and Motivational Teacher who brings more than 20 years of experience in operating businesses to the organization.

Tommy Doukas—Financial Advisor at MassMutual. He has partnered with Financial Designs in Forest, VA. With 20 years of financial services experience, Doukas plans to focus on expanding the Business Continuity and Success Planning division of the firm.

Graham P. Evans—Recently named Assistant Vice President and Portfolio Manager I at Bank of the James. Evans joined Bank of the James as a teller in 2012. He holds a BS in Business from Radford University where he majored in Finance and minored in Economics. He is a member of Young Professionals of Central Virginia and serves as a member of the Volunteer Committee.

Mike Garrison—Co-Founder and Chief Branding Officer of Strategic Referral Team. Garrison is a sales consultant, trainer, coach, author, and serial entrepreneur who brings more than 17 years of experience in running referral organizations to Strategic Referral Team.

Jonathan C. Manson—Promoted to Vice President and Internal Audit Manager at Bank of the James. Manson joined Bank of the James in 2015 as Audit Manager. He holds an MBA and BS in Business Finance from Liberty University.

J. R. Rodes III—Recently named Senior Vice President and Portfolio Manager II at Bank of the James. Rodes joined Bank of the James in 2005 as a Credit Analyst I and was promoted to Assistant Vice President in 2008 and Vice President in 2012. He graduated from the American Bankers Association Stonier Graduate School of Banking of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia in 2015. He holds a BS in Finance from Wake Forest University.

Jeremy Wagner—Sales Manager and Senior Solutionist at The Brothers That Just Do Gutters. Wagner graduated from Liberty University in 2004 with both an undergraduate and graduate degree. He has served as the Program Director of the Christian Retreat Center in East Waterford, PA since 2004.