One Valley Bancorp Makes Changes at Top
One Valley Bancorp of West Virginia Inc. and its principal subsidiary, One Valley Bank, Charleston, announced several management changes.
Robert F. Baronner retired as president and chief executive officer of the bank holding company on June 30 to become chairman of the board.
On Monday, J. Holmes Morrison, who had been president and chief executive officer of One Valley Bank and executive vice president of the holding company, became president and CEO of the One Valley Bancorp.
Also effective Monday, Phyllis H. Arnold, executive vice president of One Valley Bank, became president and chief executive officer of the flagship bank in Charleston.
Mrs. Arnold is also senior vice president of the parent company.
Mr. Morrison joined the bank in 1967 in the trust division and was appointed head of the division in 1976. He became president in 1985.
Mrs. Arnold joined the bank in 1973. She organized the credit analysis department and later became a vice president of commercial loans.
In 1979 she was appointed West Virginia commissioner of banking by Gov. John D. Rockefeller 4th. She returned to the holding company in 1983 as senior vice president responsible for affiliate banks and has recently been responsible for commercial and consumer areas of the bank.