BCB News

Press releases:

Benchmark Promotions Prepare for the Future
Benchmark Reports 1st Quarter Earnings
Bynum Joins Benchmark Community Bank
$mart$tart Application Cycle Open
Lenderman promoted to Benchmark VP
Benchmark Bankshares, Inc. Announces Increased Earnings for 2016
Benchmark Bankshares, Inc. Declares Increase to Semi-Annual Dividend
CEO Walker Announces Retirement Plans
Benchmark to Celebrate Another Successful Renovation
Benchmark Reports 3rd Quarter & YTD Earnings
Benchmark's South Hill Branch Expands
New Benchmark Branch to Open in Kenbridge
Benchmark Adds New Residential Lending Expert
Benchmark Makes Changes in South Hill
Benchmark Makes Changes in Lawrenceville
Benchmark Names New Manager in Victoria
Benchmark Makes Changes in Halifax
Benchmark Employee Graduates from Bankers School
Benchmark Names New Kenbridge Branch Manager
Emert Completes Graduate School of Banking with Honors
Stafford Becomes Executive Vice President

BCB in the News

Articles and publicity about Benchmark and its employees include:

May 2017 - Benchmark is once again listed as one of the top 200 community banks in the U.S. by American Banker magazine
March 2017 - The South Hill branch is chosen as "Best of the Best" in the South Hill Enterprise's Readers' Choice Awards
March 2017 - The Lawrenceville branch is named "Best Bank" in the Readers' Choice Awards hosted by the Brunswick-Times Gazette
February 2017 - In the Gazette-Virginian's Readers' Choice Awards, the Halifax & South Boston branches are selected as "Best Bank"
January 2017 - Benchmark Named Business of the Year, article in The Kenbridge-Victoria Dispatch
December 2016 - Benchmark President/CEO to Retire, article in The Farmville Herald
March 2016 - Lancer Reading Program, Sponsored by Benchmark, Reaches Thousands of Students
March 2016 - Benchmark highlighted in "25 Reasons We Love the Heart of Virginia"
April 2015 - Benchmark is named to the top 200 community banks list by American Banker magazine
January 2015 - A View from the Top at Benchmark, article in the South Hill Enterprise, Progress '15 section
January 2015 - A Tree Grows in Southside, article on the Southside Coffee Bean website
June 2014 - Benchmark is listed as one of "The Best of the Best" in community banks with assets of $300-$500 million by the Independent Community Bankers of America



Inside Benchmark

Our shareholder newsletter is published 3 times a year:

Spring 2017: Voters Name Benchmark "Best Bank"; NC Business Banking Expansion
Fall 2016: Grand Opening of New Kenbridge Branch; Benchmark Receives Two Extraordinary Awards
Summer 2016: New President Announced; $mart$tart Scholarships Awarded
Spring 2016: New Slogan Adopted; Henderson Office Opens
Fall 2015: Promotions Announced; Business Bankers Hired for North Carolina Markets
Summer 2015: Bank Reaches $500 Million in Assets; First $mart$tart Scholarships Awarded
Spring 2015: Bank Recognized in Several Areas; Mortgage Business Booming
Fall 2014: South Hill Branch Celebrates 25 Years; Benchmark to Award Scholarships
Summer 2014: Benchmark Makes Three National Lists; Branches Celebrate Milestone Anniversaries