When the head of the small-business department left West Virginia's One Valley Bank last year, the president didn't bother searching for one new person with the qualifications to lead the department.

Instead, president Phyllis H. Arnold split the job and promoted two executives who had the right blend of credit analysis, sales, and management skills.

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