Entries by Kelsey Wakeman

Barton Black Joins Executive Team of F&M Bank

F&M Bank’s senior leadership team and board of directors welcome Barton Black to a newly created role in the organization as Executive Vice President, Chief Strategy and Risk Officer. Mr. Black joins F&M Bank with over 25 years of banking experience.  He comes to the bank from Strategic Risk Associates based in Richmond Virginia where […]

F&M Bank Ranked Nationally by American Banker Magazine

We are happy to report F&M Bank’s placement in the American Banker’s Top 200 list again in 2019 for our 3-year ROAE (Return on Average Equity) of 10.45%. Over 600 banks are included in the American Banker survey, making this recognition quite an honor. This year F&M Bank ranked 116th overall and 6th among the Virginia […]

F&M Bank Sponsors Great Community Give

Our business has joined the Great Community Give as a platinum sponsor. The Great Community Give, an initiative of The Community Foundation, is a community-wide day of giving for Harrisonburg and Rockingham County. 89 nonprofits from all over greater Harrisonburg & Rockingham County will benefit from this powerful day of action on Wednesday, April 17, […]

Students Spend Day Learning About Banking

by Megan Williams, Daily News Record During March, area high school seniors will spend time shadowing bankers at F&M Bank as part of Bank Day, a statewide effort sponsored by the Virginia Bankers Association’s Education Foundation and the VBA Emerging Bank Leaders. The purpose of the day is to expose students to the banking industry […]

Staying Safe from Tax Scams

As people seek to file their tax returns this year, cybercriminals will be busy trying to take advantage of this with a variety of scams. Citizens may learn they are victims only after having a legitimate tax return rejected because scammers already fraudulently filed taxes in their name. According to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), […]

F&M Bank Participates in Scholarship Program

During March, Virginia high school seniors will have the opportunity to spend the day shadowing bankers at F&M Bank as part of Bank Day, a statewide effort sponsored by the Virginia Bankers Association (VBA) Education Foundation and the VBA Emerging Bank Leaders. The purpose of the day is to expose students to the banking industry and provide […]

Have You Made These 5 Financial Resolutions?

By now, most people have made their resolutions for self-improvement in the new year. While the most popular resolutions tend to focus on physical health, the start of a new year is also a perfect time to prioritize your financial wellness. Ready to get started? Read on. 5 Ways to Up Your Money Game in […]

Fraud Alert for Debit Card Use in California

Over the weekend, F&M Bank received multiple notifications from our fraud detection system of a small number of our Virginia customers’ cards being used for fraudulent purposes in the state of California. Over the weekend, F&M Bank received multiple notifications from our fraud detection system of a small number of our Virginia customers’ cards being used for […]