William “BIll” Goettel named President of the Board of Directors of Community Bankers of West Virginia

AUGUST 2012-The Community Bankers of West Virginia has named William “Bill” Goettel as president of their Board of Directors.

The staff of the Community Bankers of West Virginia is pleased to welcome Bill as our new president,” said Donna Tanner, executive director of the association. “Each of our board members has demonstrated a clear dedication to improving community banks in West Virginia. Bill’s involvement with the CBWV ensures that we will continue to focus on the financial needs of our communities throughout West Virginia.”

Goettel stated, “The primary mission of community banks is to improve our towns and cities by funding small businesses and using local deposits to help families purchase homes and vehicles, finance education and build financial security. The CBWV is a great partner to our communities in this regard. I am honored to be selected by my peers to lead the CBWV for the upcoming year.”

Goettel serves as president and CEO of First Exchange Bank in Mannington and has been with First Exchange Bank since 1993. He is a lifelong resident of West Virginia and earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting from West Liberty State College and a master’s degree in accounting from West Virginia University. He resides in Fairmont with his wife Delcie and their two daughters, Meghan and Andrea.

Goettel added, “First Exchange Bank has been recognized as a community leader, being selected as the Community Impact Award recipient by the Marion County Chamber of Commerce in 2012. The CBWV plays a part in awards of this nature by providing resources to community banks such as First Exchange Bank.”

The Community Bankers of West Virginia has named William “Bill” Goettel as president of their Board of Directors.

The staff of the Community Bankers of West Virginia is pleased to welcome Bill as our new president,” said Donna Tanner, executive director of the association. “Each of our board members has demonstrated a clear dedication to improving community banks in West Virginia. Bill’s involvement with the CBWV ensures that we will continue to focus on the financial needs of our communities throughout West Virginia.”

Goettel stated, “The primary mission of community banks is to improve our towns and cities by funding small businesses and using local deposits to help families purchase homes and vehicles, finance education and build financial security. The CBWV is a great partner to our communities in this regard. I am honored to be selected by my peers to lead the CBWV for the upcoming year.”

Goettel serves as president and CEO of First Exchange Bank in Mannington and has been with First Exchange Bank since 1993. He is a lifelong resident of West Virginia and earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting from West Liberty State College and a master’s degree in accounting from West Virginia University. He resides in Fairmont with his wife Delcie and their two daughters, Meghan and Andrea.

Goettel added, “First Exchange Bank has been recognized as a community leader, being selected as the Community Impact Award recipient by the Marion County Chamber of Commerce in 2012. The CBWV plays a part in awards of this nature by providing resources to community banks such as First Exchange Bank.”