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ValleyStar Credit Union Announces New Executive Vice President

Stephanie Potter, Marketing Manager
Phone: 434.770.3116
email: stephaniep@valleystar.org

Kevin LaineMartinsville, Virginia (January 10, 2021) – ValleyStar Credit Union announces Kevin B. Laine as its executive vice president. Kevin will work closely with the President and CEO to optimize member experience through the growth of ValleyStar employee culture and assets. Through his new role, Kevin will ensure all efforts align with the ValleyStar mission, “Employees First. Members Benefit.”

In his role as VP of Facilities, Kevin oversaw the construction of two large branch facilities and a 20,000-square-foot administration building. He brings more than 35 years of experience in the financial services industry, with past roles that include work in collections, consumer, indirect and mortgage lending. He also serves as secretary of the ValleyStar RISE Foundation.

“Kevin’s vast experience in the financial industry strengthens the foundation built here at ValleyStar,” says Mike Warrell, ValleyStar CEO. ”He has a deep knowledge base that spans multiple departments. Kevin is goal-oriented and accepts challenges with an open mind and with his leadership, ValleyStar teams will be empowered to execute decisions to build and engage meaningful experiences for our members.”

Kevin holds an MBA from Averett University and a Bachelor of Social Work from Ferrum College. He serves on the board of directors for the Patrick & Henry Community College Foundation. He is a 2001 graduate of the Southeast Regional Credit Union National Association Management School. He has been active in Virginia Credit Union League events and the Piedmont Chapter of Credit Unions.

About ValleyStar

We speak your language. Since 1953, the ValleyStar team has guided, educated and stood by its members to make banking and managing your finances as easy and convenient as possible. The Credit Union is more than $500 million in assets, serving cities and counties in Virginia and North Carolina. ValleyStar is a full-service financial institution that offers consumer and commercial products and services. Headquartered in Martinsville, Virginia, ValleyStar operates digital banking services and seven physical branch locations in Collinsville, Danville, Martinsville, Richmond, Roanoke, Rocky Mount and Waynesboro, Va. and a loan center in Fishersville, Va. For more information, visit valleystar.org. We’d love to speak with you.

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