1135 Huell Matthews Highway
P.O. Box 834
South Boston, VA 24592
|Lobby:||M-Th 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Fri 9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
|Drive Thru:||M-F 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Sat 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
|24-Hour Drive-Up ATM|
South Boston has been open for nearly six years a key player in this community. All staff members in the branch are either area natives or longtime residents so they know the town well and have been involved with various organizations for many years.
Manager Ace Bohanon is the vice-chairman of the planning commission for the Town of Halifax. He serves as a member of the mentor role model and vocational education boards. Ace is also a member of the South Boston Jaycees.
Business Banker Mark Thackston is a board member and past president of the South Boston YMCA and past chairman of the Danville Community College Board of Visitors. He is also a member and past president of the local Rotary Club.
Senior Loan Officer Mike Rowe is an ambassador on the membership committee of the Halifax Chamber. He is also on the board of The Prizery. Financial Consultant Larry Hodnett is a longtime member of the Lions Club.
Relationship Banker Carrie Pate hold several offices in local organizations. She is the treasurer of the Junior Women's Club and Halifax Village Business Association, and she serves as vice president of the local B Square Club.
Samantha currently assists her Indian Tribe, Sappony, in raising money for the youth & other tribal activities that build character and awareness. She also helps coordinate tribal events.
The branch also supports many civic, youth and cultural organizations with monetary contributions and in-kind donations. In 2010, they launched a project to buy a Steinway piano for The Prizery. The piano was purchased in 2011 and dedicated in January of 2012.
Now that the people of South Boston know how dedicated the Benchmark team is, look for this branch to get even more involved in the years to come!
Mary is the coordinator for the YES Club, a savings club for children 5-12. Samantha is the coordinator for $mart$tart, a program for teens 13-17. If you have children between those ages, be sure to bring them in to see Mary and Samantha. Details about the programs can be found on this site under "Plan for the Future."
Thinking about buying or refinancing a home? Call us to make an appointment with our mortgage specialist, Amy Powell.
Be sure to check out our 2014 calendar featuring families throughout Southside Virginia, including some from Halifax County!