Banking

Chase Bank opens first Richmond-area retail branch

After two years of methodically plotting its entrance into Richmond, the banking giant is up and running on Staples Mill Road. It’s also under construction on several other local branches.

New CEO in store for Midlothian-based bank

Back on more stable financial ground, a locally based bank is set to get its third CEO in six years. Midlothian-based Community Bankers Bank earlier this month announced Gary Shook, a veteran Virginia banker and former longtime head of Middleburg Bank, as its next chief executive. Shook, 60, will replace Billy Beale, who came out… Read more »

Chase Bank readies first local branch, digs in at Willow Lawn

The banking giant continues to push ahead with its first retail branches in the Richmond region, and the landlord on one of its Henrico locations has put the property on the market even before the bank has officially opened for business.