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TMCNet:  Hampton Roads Bankshares appoints new vice president of BHR

[January 07, 2013]

Hampton Roads Bankshares appoints new vice president of BHR

Jan 07, 2013 (Datamonitor via COMTEX) -- Hampton Roads Bankshares, Inc., the holding company for The Bank of Hampton Roads, or BHR, and Shore Bank, has appointed Joseph Cooke as BHR's new vice president and the commercial lender serving the Outer Banks, North Carolina market. Cooke will report to Chuck Parker, President, Outer Banks Market.

Douglas Glenn, President and CEO of the Company and CEO of BHR, said: "We welcome Eddie to our team. He brings three decades of experience in commercial and small business lending and other financial services. With the addition of Eddie, we continue our progress in building the premier community bank lending team in each of the regions we serve, providing a strong foundation for loan and deposit growth going forward." Prior to joining BHR, Cooke served as vice president/City Executive at Southern Bank and Trust Company in Kill Devil Hills, NC. He served as Assistant vice president at Wachovia Bank, where he provided financial planning services for bank customers.

From 1996 to 1999, Cooke served in sales and sales management positions with Coggin Insurance Agency, Inc. and Prudential Insurance and Financial Services. From 1982 to 1996, he served in a variety of positions with Centura Bank, recently as Assistant vice president and retail and commercial lender. Republication or redistribution, including by framing or similar means, is expressly prohibited without prior written consent. Datamonitor shall not be liable for errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon

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