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.”
AUGUST 2012- No matter how you look at it, 80 years is a long time. That’s how long First Exchange Bank has been serving residents of North Central West Virginia. In acknowledgement of their heritage and service, First Exchange Bank was awarded Marion County Chamber of Commerce Community Impact award at the chamber’s annual dinner.
Marion County Chamber of Commerce President Tina Shaw said “With locations in Mannington, Hundred, Fairview, Barrackville and Fairmont, First Exchange Bank serves the entire community where they are located.”
JUNE 2012 - First Exchange Bank is celebrating its 80th anniversary on June 25, 2012. The bank will be holding several activities throughout the year to commemorate the event. For a schedule of events, please refer to the list on our website shown above. The community is invited to attend the events and learn more about the products and services the bank has to offer.
April 2012 - April is Community Banking Month, and members of the Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA) including First Exchange Bank, are celebrating the vital role that community banks serve in the economic, civic, and cultural life of their communities in cities and towns throught America.
FEBRUARY 2012-First Exchange Bank recently celebrated our 17th annual Groundhog Day breakfast at Westchester Village in Fairmont. Hoppy Kercheval, Host of Metronews Talkline and Vice President of Operations for West Virginia Radio Corporation, served as the guest speaker for the event. The theme of this year’s breakfast was heritage and longevity. We were excited to announce that we are celebrating our 80th anniversary this year. There were several other exciting announcements made.
SEPTEMBER 2010- Several members of team First Exchange Bank attended the 9th annual CEO and Directors Conference sponsored by the Community Bankers of West Virginia. Attendees included Jim Boyers, Vice Chairman of the Bank’s Board of Directors, Bill Goettel, CEO, along with the following board members: Ade Neidermeyer, Jim Pitrolo, Jr. Kevin Wilfong and Bill Yoho.
JUNE 2010-We have once again listened to you, our customer. Your Debit Card transactions are being processed in “real time”.
What does it mean to process in “real time”? When you use your debit card your account will be automatically updated for the amount of the transaction. No more guessing when a debit card item will clear your account.
In addition your debit card will generally be updated immediately when you make deposits at First Exchange Bank during normal business hours. You no longer need to wait until the nightly processing for the deposit to be available.
18th Annual Groundhog Day Breakfast—Focuses on “In Real Life” Solutions
FEBRUARY 1, 2013—First Exchange Bank’s 18th annual Groundhog Day breakfast was a great success with “In Real Life” solutions and a Special Guest Speaker! The event is growing every year with a record 280 registered guests.