Marshall T. Reynolds has served as Chairman of the Board of Directors since our inception. Mr. Reynolds has served as Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board Directors of Champion Industries, Inc., a commercial printer, business form manufacturer and supplier of office products and furniture, from 1992 to 2016, and sole stockholder from 1972 to 1993; President and General Manager of The Harrah and Reynolds Corporation, from 1964 (and sole stockholder since 1972) to present; and Chairman of the Board of Directors of McCorkle Machine and Engineering Company in Huntington, West Virginia. Mr. Reynolds is also Chairman of the Board of Directors of First Guaranty Bancshares, Inc., in Hammond, Louisiana; and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Premier Financial Bancorp, Inc., in Huntington, West Virginia and a director of Summit State Bank in Santa Rosa, CA since December 1998. Mr. Reynolds is the father of Jack M. Reynolds and Douglas V. Reynolds. Mr. Reynolds varied career as a business leader and experience in a number of industries qualifies him to be on the Board of Directors.
Douglas V. Reynolds
Douglas V. Reynolds was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company on December 6, 2012 and has served as a Director since 2008. Mr. Reynolds is an attorney for Reynolds & Brown, PLLC. Mr. Reynolds is the President of the Transylvania Corporation and a director of The Harrah and Reynolds Corporation and Premier Financial Bancorp, Inc. Mr. Reynolds is a graduate of Duke University and holds a law degree from West Virginia University. Mr. Reynolds is the son of Director Marshall T. Reynolds and brother of Jack M. Reynolds. Mr. Reynolds’ varied experience and senior management roles with other companies make Mr. Reynolds a valuable member of the Board.
Jack M. Reynolds
Jack M. Reynolds served as President and Chief Financial Officer from our inception until September 2008 and has been a member of our Board of Directors since our inception. Mr. Reynolds has been a Vice President of Pritchard Electric Company since 1998. Pritchard is an electrical contractor providing electrical services to both utility companies as well as private industries. Mr. Reynolds also serves as a Director of Citizens Deposit Bank of Vanceburg, Kentucky. Mr. Reynolds is the son of Marshall T. Reynolds and the brother of Douglas V. Reynolds. Mr. Reynolds lengthy service at Pritchard Electric and knowledge of the contracting industry provides hands on expertise to the Board of Directors.
Neal W. Scaggs
Neal W. Scaggs has been a Director since our inception. Mr. Scaggs has been president of Baisden Brothers, Inc. (retail and wholesale hardware) from 1963 to the present. Mr. Scaggs is on the Boards of Directors of Premier Financial Bancorp, Inc. and Champion Industries, Inc. Mr. Scaggs also serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Bucane, Inc. Mr. Scaggs business experience in sales, marketing and capital markets provides a broad business perspective to the Board of Directors.
Joseph L. Williams
Joseph L. Williams has been a Director since our inception. Mr. Williams is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Basic Supply Company, Inc., which he founded in 1977. Mr. Williams was Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Consolidated Bank & Trust Co., in Richmond, Virginia from 2007 until it merged with Premier Financial Bancorp, Inc. in 2009. Mr. Williams is a former member of the West Virginia Governor’s Workforce Investment Council. He is a former Director of Unlimited Future, Inc. (a small business incubator) and a former Member of the National Advisory Council of the U.S. Small Business Administration. Mr. Williams is a former Mayor and City Councilman of the City of Huntington, West Virginia. He is a graduate of Marshall University with a degree in finance and is a former member of its Institutional Board of Governors. Mr. Williams’ investment and management experience provides the board of directors an important perspective in business development.
Samuel G. Kapourales
Samuel G. Kapourales was appointed to the Board of Directors on December 20, 2010. He is a Board Member of the West Virginia Health Care Authority and Kapourales Properties, LLC. Mr. Kapourales serves as a Director of First National Bank of Williamson and First Bank of Charleston. Mr. Kapourales’ varied business experience makes him a valuable member of the Board.
Bruce H. Elliott
Bruce H. Elliott was appointed to the Board of Directors on August 20, 2014. Mr. Elliott graduated Magna Cum Laude from Bridgewater College (Bridgewater, VA) with a degree in Accounting. He is a certified public accountant and owner of Bruce H. Elliott, CPA, PLLC, located in Berkeley Springs, WV. . Mr. Elliott is licensed in Maryland, Virginia, and West Virginia, and is a member of each state’s CPA society. He is also active in various community service projects. Mr. Elliott’s accounting and financial background provides insight to issues important to stockholders and investors.
Charles Abraham, MD was appointed to the Board of Directors on January 1, 2016. Dr. Abraham is a retired Otolaryngology (Ear Nose & Throat) Specialist in Huntington, WV and was affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Cabell Huntington Hospital and St. Mary’s Medical Center. Dr. Abraham continues to practice part-time at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center. He received his medical degree from West Virginia University School of Medicine and has been in practice since 1968. He also received an MBA degree from Marshall University in August 1996. Dr. Abraham is certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology. Dr. Abraham’s healthcare experience and understanding of health insurance related matters makes him a valuable member of the Board.
Frank Lucente was appointed to the Board of Directors on June 19, 2019. Mr. Lucente, a retired Naval officer, holds a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) with a specialty in marketing from Marshall University in Huntington, WV. Mr. Lucente is the founder, owner and president of Sam’s Hot Dogs, Inc., a franchise with over 45 locations in Virginia, West Virginia, Kentucky, North Carolina, and Georgia. In addition, Mr. Lucente is the co-founder of Rocco’s Restaurants, Inc. in Ceredo, WV. From 2005 to 2016, Mr. Lucente served as a city council member in Waynesboro, VA and served stints as vice mayor and mayor during that time. Mr. Lucente has served as the chairman of the board of Rocco’s Italian Specialty Foods, Inc. since 2014. Mr. Lucente’s business experience makes him a valuable member of the Board.
Daniel Mannes was appointed to the Board of Directors on October 21, 2020. Mr. Mannes has held the position of Vice President of Investor Relations at Covanta Holding Corporation, Morristown, NJ, since 2016. Previously, Mr. Mannes had held various corporate finance positions since 1996. Mr. Mannes, a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), earned a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree with a concentration in finance from the University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland, in 2004. Previously, Mr. Mannes earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA) degree majoring in accounting/finance from Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri, in 1996. Mr. Mannes’ finance and investor relations experience provides insight to issues important to stockholders and investors.