Human Resources

Diversity as a Differentiator

Successful, diverse companies no doubt have an easier time attracting both talent and customers. As community leaders, our industry must embrace such a competitive differentiator. And in so doing—by comparison—become rare in our diversity rather than have our diversity be rare.

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Sowing Seeds for Banking’s Future

By Bruce T. Whitehurst During our most recent strategic planning process, a clear priority emerged for the Virginia Bankers Association: help attract bright, young people to banking. Realizing that we needed to dedicate more resources to our financial literacy and outreach efforts, we hired a sixth grade math teacher who has proven to be an excellent addition to the VBA ...

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