For more information contact:

Michael A. Ewing
Phone: 540.359.7151
Email: Mewing@oakviewbank.com



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Current Events - Press Release 10.21.2010


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Warrenton, VA (October 21,  2010) – Donald “Duke” Yowell, Chairman of Oak View National Bank is pleased to announce the appointment of Maj. Gen. Randall L. West, USMC (Ret) as a new director of Oak View National Bank’s board.

General West is a graduate of the University of North Carolina, has an MBA from Auburn University and a Masters in National Security from the Naval War College. He serves on the Boards of Directors for Paralyzed Veterans of American’s Outdoor Sports Heritage Fund, Operation Homefront, The Armed Forces Foundation, and the West Virginia Severely Wounded Foundation.   He is a member of the White House Commission on Remembrance.

General West joined Robison International, Inc. a Washington, D.C.-based defense and public relations consulting firm in August of 2001 as Vice President.  He became President in January 2006.

Prior to joining Robison, Gen. West served as Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Legislative Affairs and as a Major General in the U. S. Marine Corps.  This was his last assignment at the end of a 35-year career.  During that time, he also served as Legislative Assistant to the Commandant of the Marine Corps, as Special Advisor to the Deputy Secretary of Defense, as a Legislative Fellow in the Office of Representative Bill Young, and as a Marine Aviator.  He flew A6s in Vietnam and AH1s and UH1s in Desert Storm, where he was a Composite Aircraft Group Commander.

He is married to the former Robin Lane; they have six children and live in Fauquier County, Virginia. 

Oak View National Bank, with approximately $89 million in assets as of September 30, 2010, has two-branch locations in Warrenton and Marshall along with a loan production office in Culpeper. For more information on this appointment or about Oak View National Bank, please contact Mr. Ewing at (540) 359-7100, mewing@oakviewbank.com, or visit the bank’s website at www.oakviewbank.com.

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