Hampton Roads Bankshares appoints new SVP of Shore Bank

Hampton Roads Bankshares, Inc., the holding company for The Bank of Hampton Roads, or BHR, and Shore Bank, has announced that Jean Sewell has joined Shore Bank as the new senior vice president, or SVP, - director of marketing, reporting to W. Thomas Mears, president & CEO of Shore Bank.

In addition to her role in Marketing, Sewell will be responsible for Treasury Management Services, which include sweep accounts, remote deposit capture and lockbox services, for both Shore Bank and BHR.

Douglas Glenn, President and CEO of the Company and CEO of BHR, said, "We continue to not only build the premier lending team in the region, but also ensure that we have the best people in other key areas such as Marketing and Treasury Management.

"Jean has over 30 years of banking experience, with a proven track record in marketing, auditing, finance, and administration. She is ideally suited to lead our marketing efforts and to grow our business that serves the Treasury Management needs of our clients."

Prior to joining Shore Bank, Sewell was Executive vice president and CFO of The National Bank of Cambridge in Cambridge, MD. She was senior vice president and Regional Manager for PNC Bank in Fruitland, MD.

From 2000 to 2007, Sewell was senior vice president and Director of Marketing for Mercantile Peninsula Bank in Fruitland, MD. From 1992 to 2000, she served in Finance and Administration positions with The Bank of Fruitland.