A recent tribute to Maggie Walker came more than a century after she founded St. Luke Penny Savings Bank in Richmond, Va. But it fittingly coincided with the first anniversary of the #BankBlack movement and offers a counterweight to the racial strife that just occurred less than 100 miles away in Charlottesville.
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Lynn Harton was finally named CEO of United Community Bank after a five-year apprenticeship, though Jimmy Tallent remains CEO of the parent company. The executives have long touted an ability to bounce ideas off each other as a reason for United's success.