Virginia National Bankshares (VABK) in Charlottesville is getting pressure to consider selling itself from a very familiar face.

Timothy Mullen, who was its chief investment officer until December, is urging the $513 million-asset company to informally evaluate the "best avenue to enhance long-term shareholder value," according to a recent regulatory filing. Virginia National has "built an attractive banking franchise located in a stable, growing marketplace ... that is potentially desirable to many bank merger partners."

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